Join host Robert Forto as he welcomes sprint musher and ISDRA medalist, Jennifer Probert Erhart to Mushing Radio.
Jennifer is a recent recipient of the bronze medal in the six-dog speed class for 2018 through the International Sled Dog Racing Association. She and her family race sprint dogs in some of the biggest races in Alaska. She divides her time from being on the trail to traveling to her kids activities and taking care of the dogs at home.
What we discuss on this episode:
- How Jennifer and her family got involved with mushing
- Mushing as a family
- ISDRA medals and sprint mushing
Photo credit: Casey Thompson
Host, Robert Forto’s Bio:
Robert is the training director for Alaska Dog Works where they train dogs for canine obedience, working dogs, therapy dogs and service dogs for clients all over North America. He is also a dog musher and he and his wife operate a 40-dog mushing kennel in Willow, Alaska, called Team Ineka. They can often be seen at local races and leading expeditions in the Alaska backcountry with outdoor leadership students at the University of Alaska. Robert is the producer of Dog Works Radio that has been on the air since 2009 and is currently simulcast on a local radio station, KVRF in Palmer, Alaska.
Host, Alex Stein’s Bio:
Alex M. Stein is a writer, documentary filmmaker, and storyteller living in Los Angeles while pining for the Northern Lights. He is the author of the personal essay collection NO, MR. BOND, I EXPECT YOUR DREAMS TO DIE and directed the Iditarod documentary MUSH. He was married in Alaska, above the Arctic Circle, at the northernmost saloon in the world, by the bartender. Alex has been a host on Dog Works Radio since 2012 and he can be heard on our mushing broadcasts and during our annual nightly Iditarod coverage each March.
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