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Calling All Handlers…Are You Wild And Free?

Wild and Free Mushing is seeking an experienced handler to help with training and care of a competitive 60 dog kennel at our remote Homestead in interior Alaska.  This amazing opportunity would be from August or September through April, 2017. Applicant’s must... read more

NOW AVAILABLE! New Wild and Free Merchandise

Hey Wild and Free fans, you have asked for it…you’ve patiently waited for it…now it is here – NEW MERCHANDISE!  Focusing on the dogs and races has been our priority, but we want to let you know that we heard you and have selected a few of the... read more

2016 Iditarod Race Team Lineup

RACE DATE:  Ceremonial Start on March 5, 2016 and Restart on March 6, 2016 RACE LOCATION:  Ceremonial Start in Anchorage, Alaska and Restart in Willow, Alaska MUSHER:  Brent Sass RACE TEAM LINEUP: Sound Celia Cat Chica Insley Sluice Merc Carbon Copper Krypton Neon... read more

MEET BRENT SASS

Brent is the “attitude is everything” inspiration, fireball of energy and determination, remarkable man of character, and intrepid leader of Wild and Free. Mushing is Brent’s life and he lives for his dogs and the opportunity to be on the trail exploring Alaska with his four-legged companions. Never satisfied, Brent and Wild and Free Mushing are in the midst of an exciting time with the goal of moving farther and faster down the trail.
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For our NC fans, my friend and filmmaker Jonathan Rattner will be screening "The Interior" tonight. Check out the event page!

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Visiting Filmmaker: Jonathan Rattner

Jun 24, 8:00pm

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Join us on June 24th to meet the filmmaker Jonathan Rattner! Traveling from Nashville, Jonathan will be in attendance for only one night to present a larger body of his work for about a one hour screening. Info below! PROGRAM 6/24: For Issa A series of short, visual haikus exploring the themes of melancholy, joy, and the end of time. End, End, End End, End, End is a meditation on the fragmentary nature of thoughts, memories, and emotions. Combining found recordings of a man marking the beginning and end of analog audio tapes with a collage of images of the natural world, this experimental short weaves in and out of the past and present, stopping along the way to reflect on death, love, and the appropriate way to make a cup of coffee. This work suggests at once a desperate desire for narrative understanding and the impossibility of ever achieving it. The Interior Shot on both 16mm and digital video, The Interior is an, observational film that features Brent Sass, an award-winning dog musher and his 56 dogs in the rural inland of Alaska. Both meditative and poetic, The Interior is a sensory journey ripe with raw meat, snoring dogs, and frozen air. Bio: Jonathan Rattner is an filmmaker that primarily produces experimental nonfiction films and videos. He holds an M.F.A in Film and Video Production from the University of Iowa, an M.F.A. in Intermedia Art from the University of Iowa, and a B.F.A. in Film and Television from Tisch School for the Arts, N.Y.U. He has exhibited work at the Anthology Film Archives, Brooklyn Museum of Art, the University of Iowa Museum of Art, the World Social Forum in Brazil, the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, the European Media Arts Festival, L’Alternativa Film Festival, as well as at other colleges, festivals, and galleries in the United States, Europe, and Australia. Rattner is currently an active member of the art collective Wildland Urban Interface and holds the position of Assistant Professor of Cinema & Media Arts and Art at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Artist Statement: As a filmmaker, I combine documentary and experimental elements to probe issues of place-based identity and memory construction. I investigate the seam between the natural and artificial landscapes that surround and shape us. My films are short works that interact with various media that we use to define ourselves in relation to place. In order to question and reimagine these forms of memorialization and identification, I create poetic meditations of the moments we hold on to, the images and objects we collect, and the stories we generate in and around our physical and mediated environments.

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LeeAnn JeyakaranLove. The best training possible, adventure infused into their puppy souls. Being brave is fun :-)16 hours ago   ·  5
Melanie HerzogGood trainer16 hours ago   ·  1
Justin BrownValerie15 hours ago
Tatyana FrancisDelphine Va je les veux tous 😍14 hours ago   ·  1
Elizabeth Lee GodwinWild and Free Mushing I noticed that you go on a lot of excursions with the dogs. Do you ever loose one? How do you keep them from wandering off? Just curious as I know that my huskies would be gone in a minute but I don't train them the way you do.14 hours ago   ·  1
Sharon Bohonis LawAnd thats what you need 😊13 hours ago
Andrew RocheHahaha Amber Megan Roche13 hours ago   ·  1
Amy Lozano GreenepYESSSSSSSSSSSSSSS........13 hours ago
Carlynn BoothThat's awesome!!!12 hours ago   ·  1
Jon Brown-DogWhat can I type while being excited, supportive but politically incorrect... Nothing...12 hours ago
Val CollinsStarting great adventures so Young!! 😲11 hours ago
Tamara KellyAwesome! Adventurous puppies! What a life they will lead!11 hours ago
Aline WardMy smile for the day, thank you for that......good puppies..... :-)11 hours ago
Mariposa DuchesneauThe last one was so sweet... :)11 hours ago
Calvin JutziToday's lesson . . crossing a noisy beaver dam.11 hours ago
Conchin VollweilerQue bonitos11 hours ago
Elaine Strand SinclairGreat sledders in the making.11 hours ago   ·  1
Sylvia AstlefordBrave puppies10 hours ago
Izzy EllisIlana10 hours ago
Pamela JohnsonAdorable and looks like the ultimate fun.9 hours ago
Larri BraunAww, such sweetness.9 hours ago
Jackie Sheelar ArtingerSo that's how they got wet from the pic you posted yesterday 🙄. Must be a great way to get them past any fear they may have of the rushing water.9 hours ago
Darlean Rossjust having fun9 hours ago

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Cody StratheElephant?17 hours ago   ·  1
Jackie Sheelar ArtingerJoy = a plethora of puppies 😍17 hours ago   ·  1
LeeAnn JeyakaranGreat shot!16 hours ago
Sary KusBeautiful...with a puppy pack16 hours ago
Amy Lozano GreenepBeautiful FAMILY.......CONGRATULATIONS!13 hours ago
Lori RosenthalPicture perfect of living the dream!12 hours ago
Jon Brown-DogThe next team coming!!!12 hours ago
Aline WardWhat a great pic.....12 hours ago
Val CollinsLooks pretty close to heaven - blue sky, sunshine . . . And Puppies!! 😍12 hours ago   ·  1
Peppy SusanJust roaming around wild and free. Awesome!11 hours ago   ·  1
Sandy DopThe hills are alive with the sound of ... puppies!!!8 hours ago   ·  1

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