Meet CS Princess Brittany

The Calgary Stampede has come and gone, and a new trio will soon be crowned. Western Horse Review sat down with Brittany Lloyd, one of this year’s Calgary Stampede Princesses about her experiences, her beloved Stampede horse, Snoopy, and much more about her exciting life experience as Stampede royalty. 1. What were your favourite parts of the […]

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That’s a Rodeo Wrap

Day three of the K-Days Rodeo wraps up a successful, record-tying weekend at Northlands Coliseum. All athletes, two and four-legged, put on a great show and ensured a few more fans of the sport will return for the Canadian Finals Rodeo this November. Award-winning country artist Corb Lund sang the National Anthem and got the […]

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Summer’s Rising Stars of Country

By Piper Whelan Alberta’s Brad and Curtis Rempel are on the road to stardom as the up-and-coming country duo High Valley. After the release of their major label debut album and a whirl-wind rise in popularity, the Rempel brothers are appearing at two major country music festivals in Canada this summer. High Valley performed this […]

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101st Teepee Creek Stampede

  The Teepee Creek Stampede ran this year from July 13-16 in Teepee Creek, Alberta. The rodeo is one of the oldest in Alberta, last year celebrating their centennial, with the first ever TeePee Creek Stampede being held in 1916. For many years the Teepee Creek Stampede was the largest amateur rodeo in the north […]

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Meet CS Queen Meagan

  The Calgary Stampede is in full swing! Western Horse Review sat down with Meagan Peters, this year’s Calgary Stampede Queen about her experiences, her Stampede horse and much more about her exciting life experience as Stampede royalty. Q. What are you most looking forward to during the 2017 Stampede? A. During our year as […]

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Rookie Driver’s Dreams Come True on Calgary Stampede Track

  Shared with permission from Calgary Stampede News By: Scott Cruickshank, Calgary Stampede To his credit, the logs stayed on the truck, the truck stayed on the road. And he stayed somewhat coherent. But it wasn’t easy. After all, it’s not every day you get a call informing you that a life-long dream has been […]

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Texan takes top spot in 14 class Team Cattle Penning Championships

Shared from Calgary Stampede News When the prize money at the Calgary Stampede enters record-breaking territory, even riders from Texas will make the trek north, despite having 11 horses in tow. The journey paid off to the tune of $27,737 for Louie Saggione III of New Boston, Texas. Saggione and his teammates, Erin Hill (Temecula, Calif.) and […]

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GMC Rangeland Derby – King Kelly’s Final Lap

  Re-posted with permission from Calgary Stampede News By: Scott Cruickshank, Calgary Stampede The writing on the side of the shiny truck nicely sums up the man’s career. Painted in big letters, white on black, are two lines – 12 world championships, 12 Calgary championships. That snapshot of dominance is digestible even at highway speed. […]

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Country Festival Survival Guide

Summertime country music festivals always promise great fashion, fun with friends and the musician line-ups are becoming bigger and better than ever. Two festivals that should be on everyone’s bucket lists are the two Canadian Country Thunder stops. For the overnight camping experience, the ticket is Country Thunder Craven. Held July 13-16, Craven always promises […]

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