Join host Robert Forto as he welcomes dog musher, Richie Beattie from Wildthingz Dog Mushing in Alaska on Mushing Radio.
On this episode we discuss:
- How Richie got started in the sport of dog sledding
- Running in the recent Two Rivers 200 race
- Preparing for racing thing the upcoming Yukon Quest 300
- His summer dog mushing tour business near Denali National Park.
- We talk about his dogs
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.
Links and Resources Mentioned:
- Website www.wildthingzdogmushing.com
- Wild Thingz Dog Mushing on Facebook
- Wild Thingz Dog Mushing on Instagram
- Robert Forto on Twitter: @robertforto
- Alex Stein on Twitter: @coldfootfilms
- Dog Works Radio on Facebook
- Dog Works Radio on Instagram
- KVRF in Alaska
Photo credit: Wild Thingz Dog Mushing
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