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Although you may be tempted to make your own harness for sledding, purchase them instead - there is an ART to the science of this activity. Properly constructing a harness so that it fits correctly on your sled dogs is a specialized task that is attempted by many, but accomplished by few.
Harness makers are quite often mushers themselves and know the techniques needed to make a harness fit a sled dog well without causing damage or harm to the dog wearing it.
Well made sled dog harnesses tend to be relatively affordable, ranging in price from $12 to $20 a piece.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|