• Girls flying down the course
  • Centennial Race
  • This dogs got it in the bag
  • Kid snowshoer celebrates his victory
  • 1922 Dog Derby Winners
  • Snow Sculpture Commentary
  • Don't look back
  • Pumped Up Dogs
  • Centennial Race
  • I can't be beat by a GIRL!

The Oldest All-American Dog Sled Race

February 14, 2020 to February 15, 2020

The American Dog Derby returns to Ashton, Idaho for the 103rd anniversary of the oldest dog sled race in the lower 48.

From 1917 when Tud Kent won the first American Dog Derby during a blinding blizzard to this year’s races, the running of the dogs in Ashton is an exciting event rich in history. There are 5 different races offered and a start/finish line full of activities including a celebrity race, a snowshoe race, and a weight pull in which spectators and their dogs can compete. Read more about the historical American Dog Derby's past

There are different races offered and a start/finish line full of activities including a celebrity race, a snowshoe race, and a weight pull in which spectators and their dogs can compete.

American Dog Derby 2017 from Vertex Aerial on Vimeo.

 

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