CFR ‘45 – Changes at the Top

The first three rounds of CFR ‘45 were not kind to Scott Guenthner. The 2018 season leader had seen his spot at the top of the Canadian standings slip away. It was time for a change. “I was having the worst luck,” the Provost, AB cowboy admitted, “so I thought I’d switch everything up. I […]

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CFR Ladies Fashion Show Highlights

BY PIPER WHELAN The snow didn’t keep anyone’s spirits down at this year’s edition of the Ladies of Canadian Professional Rodeo’s Luncheon and Fashion Show, and Western Horse Review was on hand to take part in the festivities. Held in conjunction with the 45th edition of the Canadian Finals Rodeo, this annual fundraiser warmed up […]

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Trick Rider Extraordinaire: Noemy Coeurjoly

Noemy Coeurjoly appears fearless as she races around Quebec’s major rodeo, Festival Western de St-Tite for the opening act. Standing atop a paint horse, carrying the flag of the rodeo, sparks erupting from the top of the pole. You wouldn’t know from her appearance that this was her first season performing alone on the rodeo road, or […]

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6 Halloween Treats

Need to send a spooky treat to the school this week? Want to impress your stable mates at a Halloween barn party? Here are 6 of our favorite Halloween snacks. Take the above Sugar Skull fruit platter for example. Loaded with fresh fruit and complimented by a cookie crust and frosting, this is a treat […]

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Competitive Edge

Every successful nutrition program starts with science. And that science may translate to success in the barn. Such is the case for Saffire Miniatures. Sandy Resch of Lousana, Alberta, is a busy lady. As the wife of professional pick-up man, Jeff Resch, and a mother, Sandy has a full schedule. However in addition to all […]

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A Modern Rider

BY JESSI SELTE Scabbard securely fastened to the saddle, Tammi Etherington is outfitted for a tough job. Pasture Riding. The Marwayne, AB, born rider has experienced the job in every aspect throughout her life and continues to pasture ride today. Advancements in technology have furthered the ability of many modern jobs but are considered separate […]

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Country Luxe Life

  Did you see this exquisite home featured in the September/October issue of Western Horse Review? If not, the issue is only on stands a little while longer! This creatively-designed home situated on a unique parcel of land offers up all the benefits of nature with a view of downtown Calgary, AB, while fitting immaculately […]

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Bred for Battle

By DEBBIE MACRAE Horses in battle is not a new concept. It dates back over 5,000 years during the period 2500 BC when Sumerian illustrations depicted some descendants of our modern equine creatures pulling wagons. The history of mounted horses in warfare references the period 3000 to 4000 BC in Eurasia, with chariot warfare becoming […]

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Cuttin’ Up in Calgary

Photos courtesy of Hudyma Photography & Calgary Stampede Agriculture The final aged event of the cutting horse season, the Calgary Stampede Cutting Horse Futurity, presented by Wrangler, wrapped up Sunday, October 13. Competitors from across Canada and the United States came to show their horse’s cow sense and incredible ability in the futurity, derby, classic, […]

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