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    Training Stock Dogs: Part 4

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    Pro Rodeo Canada Insider: Breaking Ground

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    Cowboy Poetry: Countin’

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    Homes of the West: The Gathering Place


Empty Saddles

Photo by Heather Beierbach. Bill Gilchrist 1928-2015 William Norris “Bill” Gilchrist of Maple Creek, Sask., died on March 15, 2015. He was 86. Well known in rodeo and ranching circles, the family was featured in Canadian Cowboy Country Aug/Sept 2009. Bill was a lifetime member of the Saskatchewan Stock Growers...


Canadian Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame

rriThe board of directors for the Canadian Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame is proud to announce the following inductees for 2015: Dee Butterfield — Contestant An 11-time CFR qualifier, and one-time NFR Qualifier, Butterfield is also the 1992 Canadian Barrel Racing Champion. Butterfield has over 40 years of experience as a...


Stampede “Cheer” List

2014 Stampede Champion Morgan Grant. Photo courtesy of Calgary Stampede. The Calgary Stampede is an outlaw rodeo and they run by their own rules. They decide who to invite and they have a $2–million payoff. While winning the Stampede doesn’t affect a competitor’s world standings, it...

Clay Elliott

Canadians Crowned at College Finals

Clay Elliott at the 2014 Ultimate Cowboy Competition in Calgary. The 67th College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) celebrated its 17th year in Casper, Wyo., in June. Known as the “Rose Bowl” of college rodeo, contestants compete all year in one of the NIRA's 11 regions for a...