History | SSC-NL
A little piece of history:
The founding meeting of the SSC-NL was held on November 11, 1988.
Because a large number of members of Mushing Holland believed that within MH they could no longer practice sled dog sport in full freedom after joining the FISTC and canceling the ESDRA membership, it was decided to establish our club.
The FISTC wanted to exclude non- "purebred" dogs (breeds not recognized by the FCI, Federation Cynologique Internationale) such as the Alaskan Husky from sled dog racing in Europe.
The November '88 board consisted of:
In December of that year, less than a month after its foundation, the 1st copy of the SSC-NL HIKE, the official club magazine, was published.
The editing was done by Hans van de Hoeve and Elly Elzenga
Below HIKE nr1, volume 1