Where Paws Meet Powder

Head up to Ashton for the 103rd American Dog Derby, set for Feb. 14-15

Published online: Jan 30, 2020 Articles, East Idaho Outdoors, Events
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If you’ve lived in the region for a while, you’d probably agree that local traditions speak volumes. Few annual events, however, carry the cultural weight and historical significance of the American Dog Derby in Ashton.

The event is now gearing up for its 103rd annual run.

The participation numbers have waxed and waned over the decades, but the festival is still nationally renowned for its core of competitive races as well as a unique lineup of festivities that still bring in the crowds. 

For more details on what’s in store for this year’s derby, visit www.americandogderby.com. Pay special attention to the informative list of common musher terms and commands so you will have a better understanding of what is going on at the starting line and along the track!


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