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Puppies are growing We got three puppies last March. Idi, Yuko and Finn. Johanna had the great idea to name them after sled dog races. Idi = Iditarod / Yuko = Yukon Quest / Finn = Finnmarkslöpet It´s crazy how… Continue Reading →

Meadowsweet wine

Mieko-Paradise Everything is growing outside this time of the year – even at the Arctic Circle! Last year I tried to make meadowsweet wine for the first time and I was so satisfied that I have to do it again…. Continue Reading →

Outdoor toilet

Sometimes we have to take a step back to the past… We have a wonderful property close to the lake Miekojärvi – just perfect to jump into the water after sauna or for training the dogs in winter on the… Continue Reading →

Survival bag for mushing

Powered by Like I mentioned earlier on most of the longdistance sleddog races part of the mandatory equipment is a thermo survival bag. But it´s also not a bad idea to take it with on longer training runs… you… Continue Reading →

Race Alta 2 dagars 2016

Review first race of the winter season in Alta Now it´s almost 10 days ago since the first race of this season – the Alta 2-dagars about 220km. The special thing about Alta-2dagars race is that there are no checkpoints…. Continue Reading →

Happy New Year

We wish you all a good start in the New Year 2016. Thanks a lot for your support and interest in 8SeasonsHuskies. We had a great December with wonderful training runs with the dogs, preparations for the first race this… Continue Reading →

Visit a reindeer village

We took the chance to take 3 days off! Yes, it´s true! Johanna and I left for some days in Finland. Meanwhile our fantastic helpers Alba and Lou from Spain and our great doghandler Matt from France/Canada took care of… Continue Reading →

Early Christmas in Lapland

 Post from Engelbert-Strauss arrived It´s end of November and it felt like Christmas when the package from Engelbert-Strauss arrived in Miekojärvi, perfect timing to the real winter start with – 15 degrees. The new jackets and trousers work really great… Continue Reading →

I sock my dogs

Of course I mean I put booties, so called socks on my dogs. There was once a well known Norwegian Musher who told the journalist “I have to suck my dogs” during the Iditarod race. I still have to smile about that… Continue Reading →

Finnmarkslöpet 2016

Now it´s official – 8Seasons Huskies signed up for the Finnmarkslöpet 500km. The Finnmarkslöpet is a sleddog race in Northern Norway which starts at the 5th of March 2016. It´s one of the biggest events in the sleddog sport in… Continue Reading →

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