SHCNSW hosts a variety of dog sledding events between May and September each year,at locations such as Belanglo State Forest, Wingello State
Forest. The premier event is The Sled Dog Shield held in July, and point score competition events are held throughout the season
We start the season with "Mush Up", and conclude it with "Mush Down" and at all events, 1 and 2 dog classes pull 2-wheeled scooters, while 3 or more
dogs pull various types of 3 and 4 wheeled rigs.
Please check the calendar below for full details of the 2015 events
Free Intro to Sledding day
the club runs a free Introduction to Sledding Day each year in April or May, just before Mush Up.
This event is open to the public and you don't need any experience
or equipment, just your dog - and a bicycle helmet if you have one
Click for details
Intro to Sledding Manual
Topics covered include
- Equipment needed
- Calendar of events
- History of sled dog
- Mushing commands
- Getting started in mushing
- FAQ about sled dogs
- All about harnesses and towlines
- Mushing with pride: feeding, watering, housing
Download this introductory guide to the sport of dog sledding!
- Bloat - the mother of all emergencies
Race Results 2015
2015 Entry Forms (coming soon)
Mush up 2015
Sled dog shield 2015
Mush Down 2015
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Race Rules Here
See above for entry forms for the events below.
For Further Information
Please contact the following sledding sub-committee members for any further information.
|0431 410 006
||0422 183 126
||(02) 4889 4048
- Mushing equipment suppliers
So come along and see what sledding is all about and give it a go yourself on the day!