Big Bucks Go North of 49

  CANADIAN PROFESSIONAL RODEO ASSOCIATION The Canadian saddle bronc riders have been watching the bareback riders and team ropers getting all the headlines. And in go-round six of the 2016 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, they decided to do something about it. The youthful trio enjoyed their finest hour to date as all three Canadian bronc […]

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Hay For Equines Affected by Fort Mac Fires

  (Calgary, AB) December 7, 2016 – The Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) is sending 1,500 bales of hay to Fort McMurray, AB, on December 16, 2016 to help support Fort McMurray equine owners through the winter. The hay will help alleviate some of the feed costs over the winter months, but also replace hay that […]

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Show Me the Money

CANADIAN PROFESSIONAL RODEO ASSOCIATION Canada Night doesn’t happen until Thursday at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. But apparently the Canadian contingent of WNFR qualifiers either didn’t get the memo or they just plain couldn’t wait. The first all Canadian team roping team hasn’t just showed up at this Finals, they have been a factor in every round, […]

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Oh Canada

  CANADIAN PROFESSIONAL RODEO ASSOCIATION The grin said it all. As Jake Vold made the first Wrangler National Finals Rodeo victory lap of his career, the three time Canadian champion’s grin lit up the Thomas and Mack Arena. And why not—his 89.5 score on the back of Flying U Rodeo’s Lil Red Hawk was the […]

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Canadians Impressive in Round 3

CANADIAN PROFESSIONAL RODEO ASSOCIATION – LAS VEGAS, NEV (December 3, 2016) The all-Canadian matchup of three time Canadian champion, Jake Vold and the Big Stone bareback horse Spilled Perfume, netted the Ponoka cowboy 83.5 points for a 4/5 split and $8,884. For Vold, who now lives in Airdrie, it was his second placing in the […]

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Canadian Stock Lights It Up in Vegas!

CANADIAN PROFESSIONAL RODEO ASSOCIATION – LAS VEGAS, NEV – December 2, 2016 After an opening round that saw three events won by first time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo qualifiers (Pamela Capper in the barrel race, 18 year-old Ryder Wright in the bronc riding and Canadians Levi Simpson and Jeremy Buhler in team roping)—round two featured […]

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Canadians Make History at Wrangler NFR

CANADIAN PROFESSIONAL RODEO ASSOCIATION Levi Simpson and Jeremy Buhler had already written a page in Canadian rodeo history when the pair became the first all-Canadian team to qualify for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in the team roping. But they might have written an even cooler story when the duo blistered a 4.4 second run […]

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Winter Riding

Winter can be a brutal time of year when it comes to riding horses, but it’s not impossible. With careful planning and knowledge, you can ride safely and enjoyably throughout the winter months. Here are a few tips to help you and your horse make the most of your riding, be it for pleasure or […]

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Smartphone Photographer

Love snapping shots with your smartphone? We’ve rounded up 10 of the best photo apps on the market to help you capture your horses and western lifestyle in unique and creative ways. Facetune – $8.49 Improve your selfie shots with the tools in Facetune, from whitening teeth, improving skin, brightening dark circles and even reshaping […]

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