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By Amanda Schmidt | AccuWeather(Facebook/Elora Akins Photography) WATCH VIDEOThe adrenaline rushes. Hearts pound. And then the starting light goes green. The rider soars off guiding a horse through the course -- while pulling one daredevil skier over various jumps, turns and other obstacles.The sight is as bizarre as it is captivating. This is a pastime known as...
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Jackson Hole Mountain ResortSkijoring from the Skiers perspectiveSkijoring is perhaps the perfect representation of the historic crossroad of cowboys and skiers in Jackson Hole, WY. The sport consists of an adrenaline-packed 15-20 seconds where a skier gets pulled behind a horse, reaching speeds of up to 40 miles per hour while maneuvering various gates and obstacles. Put...
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By Matt Crossett | Skijoring MagazineBeing on the skiing side of a team is no joke, especially if you want to play with the big boys - the big boys being the open division. That being said, not all courses are equal. There are a few cultural rules in skijoring that separate northern races from southern.There are a few simple things to know in the North vs the South...
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By Brooke Howell | Skijoring MagazineRunning on snow Snow and ice are not as easy for horses to run on as dirt or turf. Riders have different options to help their horse with traction. Going barefoot can help a horse to have a natural traction. The way a horse’s hoof is trimmed and in balance can also help them with traction and balance. Different types of shoes can help....
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The Daily Interlake | February 4, 2019Jennifer Butler, 52, and Royal at her Whitefish home on Jan. 25. When Butler decided she wanted to go for gold, she found her winning ticket in Royal, a former race horse who brought the much-needed element speed to her skijoring team. (Kianna Gardner/Daily Inter Lake) For Minnesota native Jennifer Butler, it took a few friends, a fast...
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Explore Big Sky | February, 2019Skijoring is a unique Western tradition that brings together cowboy and ski culture into a an entertaining spectacle that requires coordination between a horse, rider and skier. PHOTO BY MARK LAROWE By Bay Stephens EBS Staff WriterWe decided we wanted to represent Outlaw Partners in the second annual Best of the West Showdown skijoring event...
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Grant funds Ridgway Chamber’s winter marketing Includes Skijoring

Telluridenews.com | Oct. 9, 2019(Photo courtesy of Latitude Studio Photo courtesy of Latitude Studio)Beautiful, snow-covered mountain peaks, alpenglow and the crisp air,...
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VIDEO: Crazy Winter Sport: Skijoring

Outside TV Youtube Channel Skijoring is a curious winter sport in which skiers are pulled behind horses and over jumps while trying to collect rings. We head to Leadville,...
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VIDEO: Skijoring Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Youtube ChannelThere is no better representation of the historic crossroad of cowboys and skiers in Jackson Hole than the sport of Skijoring. The...
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Skijoring’s Solitary Olympic Appearance

Olympic.orgHistory of Skijoring at the OlympicsPierre de Coubertin was an interested spectator at the skijoring competitions organised as part of the Nordic Games he attended...
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SKIJORING PHOTOS: 71st annual Leadville Ski Joring weekend

By Jason Connolly | Denver PostLocals and visitors alike gathered in Leadville this past weekend to watch horses pull skiers down Harrison Avenue during the 71st annual...
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Skijoring: The wildest winter sport not in the Olympics

By Rick Maes | Washington PostJorge Calzadillas races during the 68th annual Leadville Ski Joring weekend competition in Leadville, Colo. (JASON CONNOLLY/AFP/Getty Images)A...

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