These beautiful dogs are excitedly waiting to meet you and give you the ride of your life!
The company Mammoth Dogs Teams trains a mixture of Malamutes, Siberian Huskies and Mammoth Huskies. Every one of these precious animals has its own unique personality which you will most definitely learn on your ride. These dogs are extremely well-trained and love what they do. This outing is all about the dogs!
Mammoth Dog Teams provides authentic dogsled rides for families and guests of all ages. This is an experience that grants you an opportunity to ride on a real, traditional dog sled and leave the modern world behind. Cover yourself with a thick, warm blanket, sit back and enjoy the stunning surroundings while these beautiful dogs pull you through the snow. Truly a winter wonderland!
Dog sledding is something that has been utilized by humans for over a thousand years dating as far back as
the 10th century. Contributing to the way humans traveled Dog mushing as it known is the second oldest form
of transportation. Some area’s this is how you would have received your mail or supplies. Archeologists have
discovered early day made sleds parts back then there was but one type/breed of dog and the sleds they hauled
were likely made of whale and caribou bones, frozen fish wrapped in animal hide, all put together and mud made
smooth with a glazing of frozen water and even urine. Several hundred years later to the twentieth century. Sleds
were wooden made of different styles, sleds were made of steel and materials were of leather or some plant fibers.
Instead of just the traditional Dog who had dominated the polar regions of North America for four thousand years,
a few other pure breeds (Samoyeds, Siberian Huskies and Alaskan Malamutes plus other aboriginal breeds were
The popularity of dog sledding, recreational and racing, has gain popularity. Today very few pure breeds of dogs
are bred strictly to haul heavy weight or to compete and the mixed breed Alaskan Husky has become the dominant
dog in racing. High quality dog food and supplements continue to supply the very best nutrition and care for racing
and freight hauling dogs as well as those used for recreational sledding use. A dog sled team involves picking leader
dogs, point dogs, swing dogs, and wheel dogs. The lead dog is vital so they take particular care of these dogs. Also
important is to have powerful wheel dogs to pull the sled out from snow. Point dogs are optional and are located
behind the leader dogs, swing dogs between the point and wheel dogs, and team dogs are all other dogs in between
the wheel and swing dogs and are selected for their endurance, strength and speed as part of the team.
With all this new knowledge of Dog sledding or mushing. Come check out Mammoth's Dog team. You can see them
train their dogs from Malamutes, Siberian Huskies and Alaskan Huskies. Get to know them and what their job entails
for each dog and their names and see their love for sledding. You can take a ride with the Mammoth Dog team on a
sled like they did over 1000 years ago!
For more details and information & special thanks to mammothdogteams.com and visitmammoth.com
Next time you and your family visit Mammoth in winter make sure to book a dogsled adventure with these fabulous dogs!
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