Beauty in Chaos

  I’ll be honest. I’m currently sitting in my car composing my latest Publisher’s Note, watching my kids from afar in a bouncy castle at a birthday party. They’re having a ball. They’re safe. And the opportunity affords me a chance to truly be present in this moment of writing. That’s when a brutal thunderstorm […]

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2018 Wild Rose Welsh & Open Pony Show

2018 Wild Rose Welsh & Open Pony Show Centered on Welsh. Open to all. Date: August 10-12, 2018 Location: Amberlea Meadows Equestrian Centre, Leduc County, Alberta Website: www.piperp13.wixsite.com/wildroseshow (all show forms found here) This is a family-friendly show with competitive and fun classes for all ages and skill levels. A variety of in-hand, riding, and driving classes are offered—from Welsh breed, Sport Pony, […]

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Internal Parasites and Your Barn Cat

By Dr. Bronwyn Atkinson & Jennifer Council of Barrett Veterinary Practice Barn cats are an integral part of a farm/acreage environment and play an important role in rodent population control. Hardworking barn cats can be very useful to keep rodent populations in check as well as a pleasure to have around. So, how can we […]

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Centennial Buckle Means A Lot to Green

Courtesy of the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association Layton Green is hoping history might just repeat itself. It was one year ago that the Meeting Creek, Alberta bronc rider rolled into Falkland on the May Long and left town a while later as the Falkland Stampede champion. But just as importantly, the Falkland win propelled the […]

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Yogurt Parfait Breakfast

Tired of horse show concession food? Here’s a healthy breakfast recipe you can pack to take with you, as featured in our May/June issue of Western Horse Review. BY MIKE EDGAR, PHOTOS BY TWISTED TREE PHOTOGRAPHY INGREDIENTS: 2 litre Jar 1 litre Greek Yogurt, plain 1 pint Strawberries, quartered 1 pint Raspberries 1 pint Blueberries […]

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An Interview with Cieran Starlight

How the 2018 Calgary Stampede Indian Princess is breaking barriers and maintaining the ethos of Stampede. BY JENN WEBSTER If you haven’t picked up a copy of the May/June Western Horse Review, you need to – soon! In this issue, we had the opportunity to photograph and interview Cieran Starlight, the 2018 Calgary Stampede Indian […]

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Understanding Praise™ Hemp

If you are curious about the upward trend of Praise™ hemp products and their numerous benefits for horses on the equine nutrition front, it’s no illusion. Horse owners everywhere are discovering the healthy advantages Praise™ hemp can offer to equines at a rapid pace. If however, you’re still on the fence about feeding hemp to […]

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Try a Bit Before You Buy It!

There’s no question – top riders across the globe favour Tom Balding’s handcrafted bits and spurs. With Balding’s meticulous attention to detail, knowledge of the horse and high quality materials used to create his bits and spurs, it’s no wonder Balding’s company is a leader in the field. Fans include the National Reining Horse Association […]

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Rodeo’s Best to Compete At Calgary Stampede 2018

Courtesy of the Calgary Stampede Calgary – The Calgary Stampede is proud to officially reveal the names of the 120 rodeo superstars who have been invited to compete at Stampede 2018, July 6-15. Among them is 23 year-old Zeke Thurston of Big Valley, Alberta, who has his sights set on capturing a record breaking fourth […]

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