Best of Old Sled Zone 2019: #6 - 1967 Johnson Skee Horse

Lorne Larson, owner of Lorne’s Vintage Sleds in Lloydminster, Alberta, has a snowmobile collection of 140 classic sleds on display

Larson’s favourite sled is his 1967 Johnson Skee Horse 20-inch track.
Larson’s favourite sled is his 1967 Johnson Skee Horse 20-inch track. Photo courtesy Lorne Larson

Over the next 10 weeks we will feature the Top 10 Old Sled Zone articles we have ran on SnoRiders website over the last year.  We have ranked them according to the number of “likes” each posting received on the SnoRiders Facebook page.

So enjoy our list of the Top 10 most popular Old Sled Zone postings from the last 12 months or so — in our annual feature called 2019 Best of Old Sled Zone.

At number 6 this week, we go back to Lorne Larson's extensive snowmobile collection. With 769 likes, here is Old Sled Zone: 1967 Johnson Skee Horse. 

When it comes to old sleds, Lorne Larson’s snowmobile collection is unparalleled. He keeps his iconic rides on display at Lorne’s Vintage Sleds, his snowmobile museum in Lloydminster, Alberta.

Read an in depth article about Lorne’s Vintage Sleds to get a full grasp of how extensive Larson’s collection of snowmobiles truly is.

Today’s article highlights Larson’s 1967 Johnson Skee Horse.

“My favourite ride is the 1967 Johnson Skee Horse 20-inch track with the matching cutter behind,” he said. “It's got electric start and neutral. OMC, which is Johnson, Evinrude and Snow Cruiser—they’re all the same family, they had a good machine back then. They did a good job on their boat engines. They had an upper hand on how to finish things nice.”

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