Reflections Of A Great Year
Another amazing year in the record books for Keahi Siberians! 2014 was a year filled with amazing highs and more than we could have ever imagined or hoped for. Come with us as we reflect back on another great year!
Training for the 2013-2014 season wrapped up in West Yellowstone MT. After a slow season of snow in WA a group of mushers, including us, found snow and a week long vacation of sledding fun.
We welcomed a new member to the pack! Silver Falls Summer Lookout At Keahi *Keegan* joins the family with a bright future in the show ring and on the trail in store for him. We just didn't realize how bright this star would end up shining!
Keegan's first trip into the show ring earned him his first point in the Spring of 2014.
Tumnatki's Dream Weaver landed a guest roll on the SyFy series Z-Nation. Shown here with actor DJ Qualls. Weaver's footage appears in Episode 8 of the series. What an amazing experience! The cast and crew all loved him and were amazing to work along side through the week of filming we participated in.
We added a new sled to our training/racing arsenal! A much needed addition as our starter sled had more than earned its retirement! The learning curve on this new sled proved to be interesting and challenging. But oh so fun when things started falling into place!
Enya passed her OFA Hip certification with flying colors! We are so thrilled to be one step closer with our future plans with her. Enya has proven herself quite an asset on our team and are hoping she will be able to add to that with a future generation of hard workers and balanced dogs.
Our trip to the National Specialty was a huge highlight of our year. Keegan's quality was recognized by our Sweepstakes Judge Mr George Cook, awarding him first place in his Sweepstakes class.
Our last show of the year Keegan finished his AKC Championship, at just 12 months of age. Keegan has been a shining star in our lives and in the kennel. We cannot wait to see what the future has in store for him! He may join the team for some slower shorter runs later this season. He's still a growing boy, so we shall see!
The biggest undertaking here at Keahi Siberians would be our dog box build. It was quite the task for a couple of non-carpenters. But the end result has been amazing! Making its maiden voyage to West Yellowstone carrying some of the dogs of Dashing Siberians to run in the West Yellowstone Dog Sled Races. We ran the 4-dog class with a borrowed team and laid down some excellent times! We were thrilled for the opportunity offered by Jill Wilson and team since our own training schedule had been taken off course with this project. Our own team hit the trails to start off the new year! Happy New Year to all of our friends and supporters! Looking forward to sharing 2015 with you all-
Growing up in Montana my love of the Siberian Husky started at a young age. It has been quite a journey so far. There has been much to learn and still a lot more yet to learn! I truly believe that we are never too old, too experienced, or too full of ourselves to learn something new. I also believe that knowledge is useless unless we are willing to share it with others.