First of all I wanna say happy new year to all of you! I was not around to update you guys due to some technical problems but rest assured I will. And during this season, there are many activities that both dogs and us humans can enjoy. And one of these called activities is called dog sledding. For you to know more about this activity, here are some facts about dog sledding.
Dog sledding, similar to other sports such as running and skiing, did not initially start as a sport in the first place but only an ordinary mode of transporting people and other goods. As early as thousands of years ago, people from the northern part of America has been in a harmonious working relationship with dogs.
But even though it is still being practiced today as a mode of transportation by not so many people due to advanced technology, dog sledding is now known popularly as a winter sport. In fact, it is sometimes called mushing, from the French word marche, which means “go”, “march”, and/or “run”. Dogsled races have been around for quite some time now, ranging from sprint events to long distance runs. As an exhibition sport, it was presented in in the 1932 Lake Placid Winter Olympics and then it was presented as an exhibition game in the 1952 Oslo Olympic Games.
So if you want to enjoy dog sledding, you must go up north to see and experience what this thrill is all about.