Managing PPID

Cushings Disease has a new name. Pituitary Pars Intermedia Disfunction (PPID), also known as Equine Cushing’s Disease, is an endocrine disease. An endocrine disease affects the production of the hormones that regulate your horse’s body. Hormones interact with each other and have many effects on the body so disruption to normal hormone production and activity […]

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Protecting Horses in Smoke-Filled Air

Though we may located be far away from the forest fire threats, the smoke here in Alberta is unbearable today. And there’s not much that can be done about it. I can’t even bring myself to send my kids outdoors on what should have been another beautiful summer day. So what can we do for […]

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Deconstructed California Rolls

Tired of horse show concession food? Here’s a healthy mason jar recipe you can pack to take with you, guaranteed to make you the envy of lunch in the bleachers. A take on a sushi staple that displays beautifully in a mason jar. By Mike Edgar, Photos by Twisted Tree Photography INGREDIENTS: 2 litre Jar […]

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Permanent Part of Our Program

Jeff Resch is a professional pick-up man with many accolades, including the closing out of the final Canadian Finals Rodeo held in Edmonton last year. He has an identical twin (as he is brother to Jason Resch, also a professional pick-up man), and is highly respected by his peers at the highest levels of professional […]

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Western Elegance

  Have you seen the stunning western home we profiled recently in our July/August issue of Western Horse Review? If not, the issue is on stands now! Or better yet, get your subscription up to date here. This serene Albertan cottage borrows inspiration from minimalism and nature. Designed by home-owner Holly Fortier and Braemyn Homes, […]

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Style Report, from the Calgary Stampede

From pancakes to mini-donuts, to bulls and the midway – there are so many great things we can rely on the Calgary Stampede to deliver. And if there’s one thing we can guarantee to start conversations, it’s the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth’s spirited display of fashion. With the Canadian summer heat at its peak and […]

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Backyard Burgers

BY MIKE EDGAR, PHOTOS BY TWISTED TREE PHOTOGRAPHY These grass-fed beef burgers with smoked cheese, bacon jam, grilled red onion and roasted garlic mayo will ruin you for any future burgers to come. Nothing can compare! Bun: Any bun will work, however for this recipe I used a brioche bun. Pretzel is always good idea […]

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Jurassic Adventure

If you’re wondering what the connection is between horses and fossils, the answer will delight Jurassic Park (and World!) fans across the board. Did you know that many different horse sounds were used in the making of the original Jurassic Park movie? For instance, in the original movie (which is now one of 5 box-office […]

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Calgary Stampede 2018 Winners

Showdown Sunday at the Calgary Stampede is known as the ‘Richest Day in Rodeo.’ After nine days of battling it out in the rodeo arena, winners of each event  took home a cheque for $100-thousand dollars. Here are your 2018 winners: SADDLE BRONC: Ryder Wright of Milford, Utah, scored a career high 93 points on […]

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