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Mushing Classes

We are in our second year of instruction and we're happy to announce that we are participating with the Michigan DNR through their recreational classes programs.ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST PRE-REGISTER!There are 2 portions of this event.101 (THIS PORTION OF THE CLASS IS FREE):This is an introduction to mushing basics to include some history about mushing and dogs used for mushing; types of mushing; equipment descriptions, use and safety; how to use the equipment with your dog(s); trail rules; trail etiquette; commands; training your dog(s) before you get on the trail; training your dogs on the trail; safety of you and your dogs while on the trail; and where to enjoy mushing with your dogs.202 (THIS PORTION OF THE CLASS IS $15/PERSON):This is the practical portion of the class. You must complete the 101 portion in order to participate in the 202 portion of the class.We will work with each person to make sure you have the right equipment for the activity you part engaging and for your dog. This should be an exciting and enjoyable experience for every participant. We will focus on getting each participant on the trail for at least one 1-mile run. This portion will help you focus on how your dog works with you and on the trail. It will put the skills you learned in the 101 portion into use in a safe and practical setting with supervised instruction. You must be 18 years old or older to participate. LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE FOR THIS PORTION OF THE CLASS!LIMITED EQUIPMENT WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR YOUR USE WITH A $35 CASH DEPOSIT THAT WILL BE REFUNDED TO YOU UPON RETURN OF THE EQUIPMENT. IF THE EQUIPMENT IS DAMAGED OR NOT RETURNED YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE YOUR DEPOSIT.EVERY PARTICIPANT MUST SIGN A WAIVER AT THE START OF CLASS (BOTH 101 AND 202).All dogs are welcome, but they must be leashed, up-to-date on vaccines and socialized.Dates: 2016/2017 dates pending!!!!!Additional locations may be available!!!Location: Ft. Custer Recreation Area - Campground TrailheadClasses start PROMPTLY at 10 am and run until 3:30pm! Bring your own equipment and dogs! BRING WATER FOR YOUR DOGS!!!!

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT WILL OPEN IN THE FALL 2016

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT WILL OPEN IN THE FALL 2016

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