As we approach 12 hours until Santa launches we are receiving more and more questions about the reindeer.

There is a routine they go through before heading out with Santa. Right now, they are receiving “treatment”, which is a way of saying they are being massaged and are resting. There was a workout earlier and they will workout again in the hours before launch, just to stretch and remain limber.

Many are concerned with the reindeer eating. They are naturally light eaters and grazers. They know they will be receiving a lot of food in their travels ahead so there is not a lot of concern about overwhelming them with food right now.

Here is a North Pole Radio News report about the reindeer: