The Saint Bernard Club of America’s definition of Weight Pulling: “The Saint Bernard Club of America Weight Pull Trials are a series of events designed to develop and demonstrate the natural abilities of purebred Saint Bernard dogs in a capacity involving heavy-duty freight hauling that the breed displayed during the days of the Alaska Gold Rush. Performances in such weight pull trials is intended to demonstrate skills resulting both from natural ability and training that are applicable to realistic work situations. Efficiency in accomplishment of tasks is essential; it is also desirable that the dog evidence willingness and enjoyment of his work in a combination of controlled teamwork with his handler.”
Weight Pulling Links
Saint Bernard Club of America Guidelines for Working Trials – Currently does not exist. Will update as soon as possible.
Where to find harnesses