November/ December 2013

On the cover: Irene McDermott has a background in ranching and is based in central Alberta. She specializes in equine portraiture, western art and lifestyle photography. Visit her portfolio at

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Christmas Gift Guide

Western Horse Review editor’s top picks to put under your tree this Christmas.

Championship Edition

When The Dust Settles
A comprehensive look at the year-end highlights from a selection of Canada’s peak western performance events.

Canadian Supreme
Canadian bred horses dominate the multiple discipline western show.

Canadian National Quarter Horse Show
Entries were on the rise for the top Quarter Horse show in Canada.

APHA Zone-O-Rama
Paint horses are front and centre in this celebration of greatness in Ponoka, Alberta.

Calgary Futurity
Cutting horses grace the Corral at the Calgary Stampede for top spot at the prestigious aged event.

Canadian Team Penning Nationals
The best of team penners in Canada make a dash for the prize money.

Rodeo Round-Up
Happenings from across the country in the rodeo arena.

Mounted Shooting
Two brothers dominate the high speed event.

Canadian Arabian Nationals
A Crossfield stallion makes his owners proud.

Working Cow Horse Wrap-Up
Highlights from across Alberta and Saskatchewan in the working cow horse arena.

Reining Wrap-Up
The reiners gun for big stops and fast spins to take home the titles this fall.


B.C. Regional Report
Our inaugural B.C. western riding and culture section.

20 Years
Best quotes from the past two decades.