Tag: Cow Horse

  • Clearwater’s Postscripts

    BY DEANNA KRISTENSEN   2013 was a whirlwind of a season for this year’s Futurity Road trainer Dale Clearwater and the team at Justaboutaranch, based out of Hanley, Saskatchewan. In the beginning of the WHR series, Clearwater aimed to have three promising 3-year-old prospects ready for the snaffle bit competitions in the fall. But in […]

  • Mane Event Wrap-Up

    The first decade of The Mane Event ended on a high note in Chilliwack, British Columbia, on Sunday, October 27th, after three successful days of non-stop activity at Heritage Park. Over 23,000 spectators, participants, attendees and shoppers came through the doors over the weekend. “Everything from the sunny skies, to the incredible clinicians, to our […]

  • The Canadian Supreme

    Expect to see plenty of cowboy hats and spurs right now in Red Deer, as the Canadian Supreme, the largest cutting, reining and working cow horse event in the Pacific Northwest has filled every inch at Westerner Park for a full week of top level competition. With nearly 500 horses entered, the city of Red […]

  • Performance Horse Art

    If you’re a regular attendee at Canada’s performance horse pinnacle event, the Canadian Supreme, you’ll already be familiar with the paintings renowned Western artist Paul Van Ginkel was commissioned to paint over the course of three years to depict the three events of the Supreme: cutting (2007), cow horse (2008) and reining (2009). Each year, the originals […]

  • Upcoming ARCHA Alberta Championships

    Today’s blog entry is short and sweet. There is an upcoming show at the end of this month in Claresholm, Alberta, hosted by the Alberta Reined Cow Horse Association called the ARCHA Futurity, Derby & Championship Show. I am truly excited about it – and not just because it means the three-year-old cow horses will […]

  • Will Swales Win Another?

    Growing up around horses, it isn’t surprising that John Swales of Millarville makes his living training working cow horses and riding them, with considerable success, in competition.  The Open Bridle division of the Stampede’s Working Cow Horse Classic presented by Tesla Exploration Ltd. in particular, has seen Swales achieve considerable success. “I’ve been lucky, I […]

  • Future Stars 2013

    This past weekend in Claresholm, Alberta, featured the 5th rendition of the Cowtown Derby. Obviously the best cow horses in the country come to contend at this spectacular event and the best cowboys and cowgirls try their luck at obtaining one of the show’s fine offering of buckles and prizes. But for me, this year […]

  • Back On Track Vegas Stars

    There’s a Canadian company making waves in Las Vegas right now. Back On Track has become the first Canadian corporate sponsor of the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA). Currently, president and CEO of the Back On Track Canadian division, David Bergendahl and VP of Sales and Marketing, Tobi Mcleod, are at the South Point […]

  • Tales of Tough Terrain Editorial

    It’s Out! The January / February issue of Western Horse Review is in the mail and this one is not to be missed. Seriously. With features on western weddings, equine careers and schools, wild horses, plus much, much more – this edition is visually stunning and a heck of a way to ring in the […]