Training in a Tight Line

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Training in a Tight Line

Colorado man prepares his sled dogs for second Iditarod race in March
Tom Thurston's dogs are ready to hit the road after a short break on a training run along a Routt County road near Oak Creek. Thurston had the dogs pull a four-wheeler during training runs to simulate what they will face this winter during races such as the Iditarod.

Training in a Tight Line

Tom Thurston's dogs are ready to hit the road after a short break on a training run along a Routt County road near Oak Creek. Thurston had the dogs pull a four-wheeler during training runs to simulate what they will face this winter during races such as the Iditarod.

"The typical sled dog is aloof and shies away from people. I don't like those dogs. I like the dog that will lick your face and is happy to see you."

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