Have you ever thought that being pulled along by a team of sleddogs in the wilderness or running cross country, harnessed to your canine best friend would be a ‘pawsome’ way to keep fit for you and your family? TASSI (Tasmanian Association of Sleddog Sports Inc) are a family friendly club who keep fit by doing just this!
TASSI are holding a Season Opener Bootcamp next month for both current and interested members to be held at the Myrtle Park Camping Ground in Targa (North Eastern Tasmania or 30 kilometres from Launceston).
The overnight bootcamp will cover topics such as; driver education, directional commands, lead-dog training, safety discussions, equipment, race rules.
On Saturday afternoon a 3 heat 100 metre sprint race will be held for beginners and the more advanced, for adults and children. Spectators can watch the teams in action!
On Sunday we will be doing a morning run on The Lisle Valley track with our dogs.
Be prepared for lots of excited woo-wooing from our pooches!
TASSI 2017 Season Opener Bootcamp
Date: Saturday May 13 and Sunday May 14 – look to arrive Friday evening to start first thing Saturday morning.
Location: Myrtle Park Camping Ground, Targa.
Time: Registration Saturday from 10.00am, Activities commence at 11.00am
Non-members; $25 Financial members; Free
To register or for further information:
Contact: Prue de Vries (President) on 6266 0330 or Matthew Baker (Vice President) on 0428 438 874
Registrations close: 05 May 2017
A dog powered sports club, ALL medium to large dogs of any breed welcome, a great way to keep humans and pooches fit and healthy while having fun. Both adults and children (Pee Wees & Juniors) can take part.
Dog Powered Sports - Fun, Fitness and Family Friendly