Working Against Time

An equine vet takes us through the diagnosis and treatment of a horse with a metal sliver in its tongue. BY PIPER WHELAN Recognizing the signs of a horse with metal embedded in its tongue can be the difference between life and death. Acting quickly in this situation is vital to ruling out other ailments […]

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Gifts for Him

A wonderful collection of gift ideas for him!! For under the tree, under the saddle, in the barn or in his belly. All are amazing presents from local vendors. OUTDOOR COVERThis Powder River Outfitters collection fleece bonded softshell jacket from Panhandle features a full zipper front, interior wind flap, adjustable cuffs and is water and […]

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Holiday Beef Wellington

A twist on a classic. This crowd-pleasing beef wellington is a perfect centrepiece for your next Christmas dinner. By MIKE EDGAR, Photos by TWISTED TREE PHOTOGRAPHY BEEF WELLINGTON Ingredients:1.5 Kg Beef Fillet2 Tsp. Vegetable or Sunflower Oil2 x 50g Pack Dried Porcini Mushrooms25g butter, plus extra for the sauce500g (1 lb. 2oz) Shitake Mushrooms, Finely […]

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CHIEF CROWFOOT – SOLDIER OF PEACE

Born in 1830 near the Belly River in southern Alberta, his infant name was Shot Close. His parents, Istowun-eh’pata (Packs a Knife) and Axkahp-say-pi (Attacked Towards Home) were Kainai or Blood, of the Blackfoot Confederacy, which also included the Blackfoot and Piegan peoples. If their names were any indication, the times were troubled and warring […]

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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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