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Iditarod punishes 3 mushers for sheltering dogs in windstorm

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Mille Porsild and Michelle Phillips were penalized for sheltering their dogs inside a cabin. The move likely saved their dogs' lives but caused their demotions in the final standings. The penalties were not widely publicized nor explained by race officials. Three of the four mushers who filed formal complaints ultimately benefited from the adjustment.
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Iditarod punishes 3 mushers for sheltering dogs in fierce winter storm

A fierce winter storm in the last stretch of this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog that ultimately forced six mushers to scratch the same day now has cost three other mushers for sheltering their dogs instead of leaving them outside in the harsh conditions.

3 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Independent

Iditarod punishes 3 mushers for sheltering dogs in windstorm

The Iditarod has punished three mushers for taking their dogs inside shelter cabins during fierce storms at the tail end of this year's race

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Iditarod punishes 3 mushers for sheltering dogs in windstorm

The Iditarod has punished three mushers for taking their dogs inside shelter cabins during fierce storms at the tail end of this year's race

3 months ago·United States
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Iditarod punishes 3 mushers for sheltering dogs in windstorm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A fierce winter storm in the last stretch of this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog, which ultimately forced six mushers to scratch the same day, now

3 months ago·United States
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KVIA

Iditarod punishes 3 mushers for sheltering dogs in windstorm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Iditarod has punished three mushers for taking their dogs inside shelter cabins during fierce storms at the tail end of this year’s race. Mushers Mille Porsild of Denmark and Michelle Phillips of Canada were demoted in standings and Riley Dyche of Fairbanks was fined for riding out the storm with their dogs. The decision to punish the mushers was made by race marshal Mark Nordman, who said the indoor rest for the dog…

3 months ago
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KRDO

Iditarod punishes 3 mushers for sheltering dogs in windstorm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Iditarod has punished three mushers for taking their dogs inside shelter cabins during fierce storms at the tail end of this year’s race. Mushers Mille Porsild of Denmark and Michelle Phillips of Canada were demoted in standings and Riley Dyche of Fairbanks was fined for riding out the storm with their dogs. The decision to punish the mushers was made by race marshal Mark Nordman, who said the indoor rest for the dog…

3 months ago
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