Heritage Ranch Rodeo

Opening ceremony of the previous year’s Heritage Ranch Rodeo.
Opening ceremony of the previous year’s Heritage Ranch Rodeo.
Photo by Grant Rolston

Congratulations to the winners and top hands that competed for prizes and glory at the Heritage Ranch Rodeo in Edmonton, held during Farmfair International 2013.

Mesabi Ranches from Nanton finished in first place — each contestant received a set of handmade spurs by Vern Lyons, sponsored by Soderglen Ranches; the second place team was Crow Ranches of Thorsby — the cowboys received hand-braided bosals crafted by John Loree and Wayne Bevan; R Bar Ranches from Bluffton, AB, finished in third — their cowboys received martingales handmade by Andy Fadeef, Dave Kallal, Deryk Pitts, adorned with conchos handmade by Richard Brooks.

The Top Hand Award went to Geoff Hoar of the San Emideo Ranch Corp who received a bit handmade by Dominic Valine, and the Top Bronc Rider Award went to Rem Holowath from the Mesabi Ranch who received a handcrafted buckle from Tayte McRae.

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