Western-Styled Gift Guide

Our gift for you is this wonderful collection of gift ideas! As always, we are all for spreading some local cheer with amazing gifts for you and yours. By MONIQUE NOBLE PUT A RING IN ITWhat’s a gift without a box to put it in? For a little extra western flair this holiday season, wrap […]

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John McCrae & Bonfire

Dr. John McCrae is most famously known for penning one of history’s most evocative war poems, In Flanders Fields. He served first, in Africa, where he was appalled by the inadequate treatment of wounded soldiers on the battlefield, so much so, that he resigned and severed his military relationships for many years. During WW1, when […]

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2021 Ranch Country Horse Sale

The 16th annual Production & Broke Saddle Horse Sale held September 11, 2021 at the Rodeo Grounds of Maple Creek, SK, was another resounding success! This year the event was run by the Jack Auction Group and it once again featured weanlings, yearlings and broke horses. 2021 SALES RESULTS: Foal Average $1,965.00Yearling Average $2,530.00Top 10 […]

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Equestrian Halloween

This edition of Western Foodie isn’t so much of a “dish” per se, as it is an event. However, the pièce de résistance charcuterie board prepared by Chef Edgar, does take centre stage! As Halloween is fast approaching, we thought it would be fun to focus on a spooky, equestrian-style party for kids and parents […]

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ANOTHER LIFE

Layne MacGillivray is a third generation chuckwagon driver from Halkirk, AB. He is one of many in the wagon racing community who was thrilled to see the return of the sport in 2021. Layne and his wife Loreena recently offered WHR a glance behind-the-scenes of their operation, while they were on a leg of their […]

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Back to School

Whether you’re preparing to send the kids back to school, or headed to back to work, or simply looking to update your wardrobe with the latest fall fashions, we have some ideas for you! Starting out with our list of favorites is an outfit from Cody & Sioux in Calgary, AB. Here, the model is […]

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S is for STAMPEDE

Have you seen our new book yet?? S is for STAMPEDE follows the alphabet and beautifully positions artwork with explanatory dialogue to describe the events, people, animals and history of the Calgary Stampede. Topics include the Stampede’s famous founders, legendary rodeo stock and the one-of-a-kind experience visitors can only gain from a trip to the […]

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Birria Tacos

Not your average “Taco Tuesday” evening dinner. By MIKE EDGAR, Photos by TWISTED TREE PHOTOGRAPHY Birria tacos are becoming all the rage and after one bite, you’ll want them for supper every night too. Birria is traditionally a Mexican dish consisting of a meat stew made from goat meat, and occasionally beef or mutton (but […]

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KEEPING IT 100

This model slash influencer, slash broker and barrel racer has an impressive list of credentials on his resume. His positive attitude and continued conversation around inclusivity in barrel racing makes him a game-changer for the ages. By Aleesha Harris Charles McKay of Vancouver, BC, recalls with a laugh, the transaction that garnered him his first […]

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