About the Musher: David Daley, Churchill, MB
Q: How many dogs do you have?
A: 28 big dogs and 5 puppies
Q: How old were you when you started using dogs to pull a sleigh?
Q: What commands do you use to instruct your dogs, and what do the commands mean?
A: Hike = go. Whoa = stop. Pick it up = go faster. Easy = go slower. Gee = right. Haw = left. On by = means go on by. Straight = for going straight
Q: How fast can you go on a dog sled?
A: We usually travel between 8 and 10 miles per hour depending on conditions
Q: Do you have a favourite dog on your team? If so, do you keep it a secret from the other dogs?
A: Yes I do but I can’t say who it is because if they find out they will be jealous
Q: If I was going to become a musher, what is the most important thing I would need to know?
A: You will have a most awesome life with the most loving, friendly and most athletic animals on the world!
Q: What has been your happiest moment while out with your dogs?
A: When we ran from Churchill to Winnipeg in 2010
Q: What do you feed your dogs? Have you ever tasted dog food? Would you taste it if you were dared?
A: MEAT lots of MEAT all different kinds of MEAT and some kibble as well! And yes I have tasted dog food it’s yummy!!! Woof Woof
Q: Are you good with other animals?
A: Nope I’m a dog man!!!!