Sled-dog racers are hoping for a comeback

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Sled-dog racers are hoping for a comeback

Mancos musher says it’s possible to revive racing

Sled-dog racers are hoping for a comeback

Rick St. Onge heads into the Chicken Creek area north of Mancos on Friday morning with one of his sled-dog teams. He says his wife races the A team, and he gets the B team.
Rick St. Onge takes a sled dog from its compartment on the back of his truck before a morning workout Friday in the Chicken Creek area north of Mancos. Rick and his wife, Kate, operate Galloping Husky Ranch outside of Mancos.
The St. Onges plan to race their sled-dog teams this weekend in Idaho.
Ryne Olson, a 2007 Durango High School graduate and Iditarod veteran, is raising sled dogs in Fairbanks, Alaska.
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