Tag: Calgary Stampede

  • Q & A With Stampede Royalty

      Western Horse Review sat down with Bailee recently – one of the Calgary Stampede princesses – about her experiences, her Stampede horse, beauty tips, learning experiences and much more about her exciting life experience as Stampede royalty! Can you please tell me what has been one of your most memorable experiences of being part […]

  • Born to Buck

    The Calgary Stampede revealed the original artwork for the 2016 Stampede poster (on Oct. 5) at the Central Calgary Public Library. Community members, and Stampede employees and volunteers in cowboy hats, cheered the unveiling of the painting. The 2016 poster artwork, completed by Calgary artist Michelle Grant, represents six horses that have been bred and […]

  • Western Artist – Sheila Schaetzle

    Story by Piper Whelan Sheila Schaetzle is wild about nature. It’s evident in her art: in how she paints radiant autumn leaves in a distant valley, in the way she creates light on a snowy path. This Calgary-based artist uses her Maritime roots and Alberta home for artistic inspiration, both of which will be seen […]

  • Western Careers – Equine Veterinarian

    Not many people have the gumption to give up a successful career and start into post-secondary schooling again. Yet, that’s exactly what this cowgirl did. Here’s why she’ll never look back.  Interview by Jenn Webster • Photograph by Deanna Kristensen My great-grandfather homesteaded in Millarville, AB, in 1902. My grandmother was part of the very first […]

  • The New Face of Rodeo

    Big reveal. Western Horse Review writer and The Lovely, Rugged Road blogger, Katy Lucas is working on a piece for our next issue, the core of which is close to her heart – rodeo. It’s a story that couldn’t have come at a better time. My social media feed fills up daily with rodeo talk, and […]

  • Calgary Stampede Cutting Futurity

    Feed your passion for horses with a free weekend of entertainment at the Calgary Stampede Cutting Horse Futurity, presented by Wrangler. Cutting is a sport of speed, agility and cow-sense – the ultimate challenge between horse and cow. You’d be surprised how fast and agile a solo cow can be when trying to get back […]

  • Grass Roots Finals Success Stories

    The inaugural CINCH Grass Roots Pro Rodeo Tour Finals in Calgary was all about second chances. The two-day finals on October 3-4 at the Agrium Western Event Centre at Stampede Park in Calgary provided Pro Rodeo Canada competitors with another opportunity to gain qualification into the 41st Canadian Finals Rodeo at Rexall Place in Edmonton, […]

  • Calgary Stampede 10-Day Highlights

    Calgary Stampede 10-Day Highlights

    Calgary – There’s a reason why the Calgary Stampede’s posters usually depicts a horse, or horses. Simply put, the Stampede has its origins in the horse-powered agricultural world of over a century ago and it remains the world’s greatest celebration of the Western horse culture. There has always been an unbreakable bond between cowboys and […]

  • Experience Pays Off in Cow Horse Classic

    CALGARY STAMPEDE WORKING COW HORSE CLASSIC Open Bridle Champion – Maximum Echo, Owner Flo Houlton, ridden by John Swales Reserve Champion – Pure Latigo, Owner Bob O’Callaghan, ridden by Clint Swales Limited Champion –Smart L’il Boonlight, Owned and ridden by Kent Williamson Open Hackamore Champion – HR Chic Nic, Owner Bruce Bamford, ridden by Clint […]