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The Dogs: Raegan

Raegan

 

Raegan

Training with the team at a yearling!

1 year old

Female

Siberian Husky

Raegan is just one year old and training with the main team! She is doing very well. We will only run her a few times this year to build her confidence and make every run fun.

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The Dogs: Jewel

Jewel

Leader in training

3 year old

Female

Alaskan Husky

Jewel is one of the Deadwood pups. She completed the Serum Run Expedition in 2011 and is now a leader in training. Jewel shows great promise.

Training Run: 8/25/11

Date: August 25, 2011

Distance: 5.02 miles

Total distance (season):  71. 59 miles

Weather: 53 degrees

Equipment: ATV

Trail Conditions: dirt road, trails

Dog Positions: 12 dog team: GooseMarble, JoanieJewel, Alma-Ellsworth, TrixieSophia, RaeganSkoli, Snap-Piglet

Music Choice: None

Video: 8/25/11

Notes:  The best training run of the season today. We added Skoli to the team. She is an 8 year old Siberian that we are trying out to add a little depth to the team. All the Deadwood pups did really well. Lots of mud puddles to run though. Great fun!

Robert Forto | Team Ineka | Alaska Dog Works | Mushing Radio | Dog Works Radio | Denver Dog Works

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Robert Forto is a musher training for his first Iditarod under the Team Ineka banner and the host of the popular radio shows, Mush! You Huskies and Dog Works Radio Shows

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Training Run: 8-4-2011

Date: August 4, 2011

Distance: 6.99 miles

Weather: 51 degrees and rain

Equipment: ATV

Trail Conditions: dirt road, trails

Dog Positions: 12 dog team: MagpieMarble, CozyJewel, Alma-Joanie, TrixieRaegan, SophiaPiglet, ZambonieShifter

Music Choice: None

Notes:  A great run today. We did a lot of switching around with the leaders. We started off with Marble and Magpie in lead then switched Cozy with Marble and finally finished the run with Shifter in lead.

Lots of mud puddles to run though. Great fun!

It was a good run with no problems!

Robert Forto | Team Ineka | Alaska Dog Works | Mushing Radio | Dog Works Radio | Denver Dog Works

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Robert Forto is a musher training for his first Iditarod under the Team Ineka banner and the host of the popular radio shows, Mush! You Huskies and Dog Works Radio Shows

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Training Run: July 25, 2011

Date: July 25, 2011

Distance: 5.93 miles

Weather: 49 degrees and misty

Equipment: ATV

Trail Conditions: dirt road, trails

Dog Positions: 12 dog team: MagpieMarble, KatyaJewel, CozyRaegan, Alma-Piglet, SophiaJoanie, Snap-Shifter

Music Choice: None

Notes: It was a good day to hook up the team and run dogs! My son, Tyler and I hooked up the 12 dog team of mostly the younger dogs and hit the dirt roads and the trails near the house. Plenty of mud puddles to run through.

It was a good run with no problems!

Robert Forto | Team Ineka | Alaska Dog Works | Mushing Radio | Dog Works Radio | Denver Dog Works

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Robert Forto is a musher training for his first Iditarod under the Team Ineka banner and the host of the popular radio shows, Mush! You Huskies and Dog Works Radio Shows

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Meet the Dogs: Marble

Marble

Command Leader

8 year old

Female

Siberian Husky

Super friendly, hard worker

We are testing Marble out for a leader position in our team for next season

Training Run: July 5, 2011

Date: July 5, 2011

Distance: 5.75 miles

Weather: 51 degrees

Equipment: ATV

Trail Conditions: dirt road, trails

Dog Positions: 12 dog team: GooseMagpie, CozyJewel, RaeganEllsworth, SophiaTrixie, Marble-Piglet, ShifterZambonie

Music Choice: None

Notes:  This was the first run with Cozy and Marble in the team. We are trying out these two Siberians as potential leaders for the upcoming season. Only one will qualify so they better show their stuff!

My wife, Michele was in Alaska this week and she went out on the run with me. She helped untangle the dogs after the all jumped into a huge mud puddle. Thanks Michele!

Robert Forto | Team Ineka | Alaska Dog Works | Mushing Radio | Dog Works Radio | Denver Dog Works

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Robert Forto is a musher training for his first Iditarod under the Team Ineka banner and the host of the popular radio shows, Mush! You Huskies and Dog Works Radio Shows


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