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    Cowboy Poetry: Lest We Forget

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    “I Will Keep Riding”

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    Training Stock Dogs: Part Six

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    Living Legends: Greg Cassidy

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    Homes of the West: Room to Breathe


Empty Saddles: George Palmantier

Photo courtesy of Clay Palmantier. Legendary Cariboo rodeo cowboy George Palmantier passed away on July 6, 2015. Born on October 29, 1941, George’s parents homesteaded in the Riske Creek area and by the time he was 14, he was entering rodeos. The talented Indian cowboy competed at both ends of the arena in...


Wild West Gallery Rides Again

Photo courtesy of Perry Bartoshyk. A mere six months after a devastating fire, the Wild West Gallery has reopened in its new location in the Wetaskiwin Mall. Elders from nearby Maskwacis (formerly Hobbema) performed a smudging ceremony to bless the revived business. Owner and trader Perry Bartoshyk is understandably happy that the Gallery...


Clint Laye

Clint Laye on Bar C5 Rodoe's Virgil scored 88 points and the championship. Photo by Mike Copeman. Competitors often talk about their rodeo “family” but it’s not too often that a particular clan produces a champion in each generation. That is, of course, unless you’re from the Laye bloodline. Bareback rider Clint Laye...

2015 Champions Crowned at Rexall Place

Ty Taypotat scoring 84.75 point ride, on Calgary Stampede's Shadow Warrior. Sunday's sixth and final performance of the Canadian Finals Rodeo, enscirbed a new list of Pro Rodeo Canada Champions into the history books. Here is a look at who won the gold buckles at the end...