Text Box: Sled Dog Handler Clinic
6 hours of private lessons with professional dog mushing instructor, Elise Miller.  Set up in three - two hour sessions or two- three hour sessions.  Not only will you be working on your basic mushing skills of sled and dog handling but learning other essential skills such as an in depth study of sled dog handling skills, dog care and operating a dog team on longer runs than available in dog sled schools.  Reservations
$800 
50% non refundable booking fee upon confirmation of reservation balance due at first lesson.  
Start of the 2010 Yukon Quest out on the Chena River

Handler & Racer Clinic

Sun Dog Express

Text Box: Sled Dog Racing Clinic
Contact us for available dates
6 hours of private lessons with professional dog mushing instructor, Elise Miller.  Set up in two or three lesson sessions and one fully guided trip to the races.  The object of this clinic is to teach you enough skills to manage your own four dog team on a four mile race.  You will work on basic mushing skills.  You will work to refine your sled and dog handling essential to racing.  Covered in depth are sled handling skills, dog care and operating a dog team on longer runs than available in dog sled schools. Final exam is your participation in one of the Alaska Dog Mushers Challenge Series Races.  Includes instruction, transportation to/from the race, oversight & support by experienced musher before, during and after race, use of sled, dogs and applicable equipment, entry fees, & other applicable incidentals as they apply. All inclusive mushing package. 
$1500
Minimum of three weeks advance booking required.  50% non refundable booking fee upon confirmation of reservation balance due at first lesson.  $100 of total cost refunded if race is cancelled due to cold or low snow.
Text Box: Reservations required
Prepayment is required for all clinics.  An invoice will be sent to you via email and payment is required at the time of booking.

Is that a sled dog?!?  Watch Musher Chick

Learn aspects of handling & racing sled dogs.  Basic sled dog husbandry skills, management, personal safety and trail survival skills.  Private or semi private lessons available for the duration of your stay.