Sled Dog Racing in New Zealand
Sled dog racing in New Zealand exists in two distinct forms - Rig and Sled
Rig or wheeled Racing
By far the most common form of racing in NZ takes place using a "wheeled sled" or "rig" on forest roads. Rig racing usually has two dimentions in "speed" and "freight ".
Sled or Snow Racing
Conventional sled racing is currently limited to only a couple of locations in the South Island of NZ due to restrictions placed on having dogs in National Parks.