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August 4, 2008 at 11:42 am #79534kerrie and stanMember
[quote author=sukasud link=topic=12164.msg234386#msg234386 date=1217849994]
[quote author=kerrie and stan link=topic=12164.msg234360#msg234360 date=1217836700]
gorge pictures i love the side shot of them running ;D ive been thinking about doing this with stan before the only problem is he wouldnt leave my side so we would get anywere 😀
You could run him with a springer attachment on the side of your bike.
would need to buy a bike first ;D but that sounds good, will look into it laterAugust 4, 2008 at 7:17 pm #79535
[img width=468 height=351]http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f292/rosegallagher/mushing/P1000521.jpg[/img]
MY fave – look at their legs ;D
Just brillaint love to see photos like that Kaviks face is a picture so happy ;DAugust 4, 2008 at 7:21 pm #79536kerrie and stanMember
i missed this the first time ;D they are actually in time with each other ;D did it take you ages to get them to do that?August 4, 2008 at 7:56 pm #79537Foxisle_crazyMember
Lovely pics 🙂August 4, 2008 at 8:12 pm #79538
you should read ummm the ‘Dog’ book by Ray and Lorna Coppinger – is some fascinating stuff in there about dogs running together like that – I cant remember it all, but I THINK it had something to do with less exertion – cant remember will have a read to check now tonight ;DAugust 4, 2008 at 8:42 pm #79539.dodger.Member
brill pic’s! i love to see dogs working! they are both gorgeous :-* :-*August 4, 2008 at 9:14 pm #79540
My husband was testing out his new camera on them. 😉 Just liuck getting a pic of them running in unison with the same legs moving. ;DAugust 4, 2008 at 9:29 pm #79541
luck maybe – but if they were doing that ‘for real’ thats what they want – now I really AM going to have to look up the bit I read maybe Bev will know think shes read the book.August 4, 2008 at 9:39 pm #79542
would be interesting to know. 😉August 4, 2008 at 9:51 pm #79543IzzieMember
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luck maybe – but if they were doing that ‘for real’ thats what they want – now I really AM going to have to look up the bit I read maybe Bev will know think shes read the book.
page 157 onwards Suz 😉August 5, 2008 at 7:12 am #79544
Thanks Izzie!! Just scanned is all to do with the size and shape too if im right – and them matching am sure out of step dogs use up more energy – didnt have time to read it last night, but will soon as I get chance!! Everyone should have this book anyway makes fascinating reading ;DAugust 5, 2008 at 7:16 am #79545kizkiznobiteMember
the gait of snow dogs is totally fascinating…and yes it an energy saver but the fascinating bit is how the lead dogs adjust it so fast according to the different surface and the transistion time of this withing the team is what helps to win or lose racesAugust 5, 2008 at 10:34 am #79546
I have noticed when they run that they often seem to match going up/ down as they run (if you understand me) a while into their run.August 5, 2008 at 8:31 pm #79547
[quote author=kizkiznobite link=topic=12164.msg234668#msg234668 date=1217920616]
the gait of snow dogs is totally fascinating…and yes it an energy saver but the fascinating bit is how the lead dogs adjust it so fast according to the different surface and the transistion time of this withing the team is what helps to win or lose races
Knew you would know ;D I found it fascinating too what I read, shame it didnt stick in my brain :-[August 5, 2008 at 9:10 pm #79548wagsMember
OK so how do you not go splat on a normal bike ?
ive had a go on a rig pulled by collies but on a bike i would so go splat
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