In the Heber Valley, Skijoring Utah is an action-packed competition where a horse and rider pull a skier through a fast-paced obstacle course that includes gates, jumps, and rings. Here, skijoring combines Utah's ski heritage with our cowboy roots, creating a wild but spectacular event. Competitors race for cash and prizes. Spectators come from all over to cheer on the participants and experience something new.
In other parts of the world, skijoring is a winter sport where a skier is pulled by a horse, dog, another animal, or even a motor vehicle. The name is derived from the Norwegian word skikjøring, meaning "ski driving." Here in Heber Valley, the sport features a horse and rider pulling a skier or even boarder.