Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Dog Sledding Paradise - March 22-29

Ola and Gunilla Lindgren with their nine siberian huskies came again to spend the last week of March at Nordic Husky Farm.
We all had great time - training of 4 teams every day, puppy walks, evening talks after dinner, disucssing races, training, breeding.

We also tested that two stakeouts of two different mushers can comfortably fit on our parking area infront of the house and everyone could train their dogs per their own schedulle, without interfering with the others.
Our tie-out area in the dog yard fit well the needs of several teams, which can hook up from our dog yard, all at the same time.

The week felt almost like a boot camp - we discussed equipment, sleds, types of harnesses, we had a little demo of massaging and bandaging doggy feet, and we also did some head-on passing of three teams.

You can read Ola´s account of their holiday at Nordic Husky Farm (in Swedish language) at his website.
Also check out some of the pictures in his gallery:
Many nice mushing pictures can be also found at Alexandra Wiedmayer´s photo gallery. Alexandra with her husband Torsten from Germany, their four siberian huskies and now also son Malte (who came for his Easter vacation and immeditely found his favourite dog -Cooper (the Mal) :)) are staying at Nordic Husky Farm since the middle of March, until the end of April.
  • If you are interested in booking a room and comming to train your dogs for anywhere from weekend to one month, to train for races, check out our website for more information about our Training Camp. Or simply send us an email at

We look forward to assisting you with your dog sledding holiday/snow training in Sweden!

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Snowshoeing Adventure or a Bear Safari?

With Nordic Husky Farm´s Outdoor Adventures you never know! There are plenty of surprises waiting for you, literaly behind every tree :) Oportunities of your lifetime adventure await you in the woods, on the frozen lake, in the hills, simply in the untouched wilderness that we call home.On Vedjeön island, just about 700m from Nordic Husky Farm, a bear made his winter den, right off the shore, nearby an old, abandoned log building.

And since the days in the second part of March were quite warm and sunny, the bear woke up, walked around the island, down to the lake, he aparently feasted on a large snow bird, which a fox brought to the bank, and went to bed again. That is what we could "read" from the tracks he left behind and from seeing the den, which we did not dare to take time to photograph. And - - oh yes, he was a BIG one! :)
Besides the ocassional adrenaline surprise it can give you, snowshoeing is a popular, easy and real fun activity for the whole family. No special skills needed. And you get just about anywhere you desire, even if the snow is 2 meters high. It´s a great excercise and keeps one quite fit.

You can book an early spring/late winter snowshoeing day tour or a whole week with us. Just give us a call or drop us an email at

Searching for solitude? Have no plans yet for your Easter Holidays? Or just wanna get away for a weeekend, while the snow still lasts? Come spend the weekend or a full week at the Nordic Husky Farm. The sun is shining, the snow is plentiful, our huskies are still full of energy to take you for a short run on the snowy trails, ice fishing is awaiting and the bears will soon wake up :) Cross country skiing or snowshoeing is perfect this time of the year and you will get loads of sun tan too!

We look forward to share this fun activity with you!

Saturday, March 14, 2009

2009 Winter Tour Reflections

Winter in our area was kind to us this year - that means we had loads of snow, sun and also freeze! :)

Our winter tours are very limited due to our busy training schedule, for sled dog races. If you would like to book a tour, contact us well in advance and we will work out the best possible options and offer for you!

We also cooperate with a large sled dog tour operator in the area and will gladly recommend them to you!

We look forward to hearing from you!

Happy Trails,
Jachym, Katerina & Team

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Who Says Autumn Isn' t Time for Holidays?

There is so much one can do and enjoy during September and October, even in the North!
Hiking is an especially extraordinary experience, when you can watch the colorful palet of nature, as it's getting ready for the winter sleep.
All the creatures, small and large, are in rush and you can watch them hurry with gathering food stocks for the long period of cold. Squirells stock up their nests, foxes hunt as much mice as they can to gain some weight, bear tracks zig zag the forrest trails as they search for the most suitable, protected and comfy dens for their long winter sleep. Moose roam the area in search for partners and hundreds of birds cruise the skyes on their way south.

Absorbing the last warm sun rays while sitting on raindeer skins around the fire, sipping freshly cooked coffee, playing with puppies and of course - training the huskies for the tough winter competitions.

When your finger tips get cold and your chins turn red from the wind and spending whole day out, you enjoy the warmth of the fire place and a home baked pie, while reading a book in the cozy living room of the farm.

If you love nature and animals, and would like to get an insight of how the training of athletic sled dogs looks like, and would like to be a part of it, then you should look into booking a day, weekend or even a whole week at Nordic Husky Farm.