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    War Horses – Memorials Around The World

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    Western Horse Guide 2014 – Mary Loves Mike

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    Cutting Horses Down East

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    Another Day In The Saddle

Teamster Joyce Merchant from Sicamous, B.C., a.k.a. "The Plowing Queen of the Kootenays" on the lines of her team of Belgians. (Her team is named Kick and Bite. When asked which one is which she replied, "I don't know; you'll have to find out.") The outfit, along with two teamster helpers, demonstrated the Western Wheeled Scraper at Calgary Stampede's Draft Horse Town. The scraper was instrumental in building many of the roads and railroad lines still in use today. Photo by Marlene Pollock.

Making the Earth Move

Teamster Joyce Merchant from Sicamous, B.C., a.k.a. "The Plowing Queen of the Kootenays" on the lines of her team of Belgians. (Her team is named Kick and Bite. When asked which one is which she replied, "I don't know; you'll have to find out.") The...

Fifty-two dogs were entered in Calgary's Mutton Mayhem.

World Stock Dog Championship

Fifty-two dogs were entered in Calgary's Mutton Mayhem. Congratulations to Terry Towle of Shaunavon, Sask., and his stock dog, Tug, on their first win at the Calgary Stampede World Stock Dog Championship. Towle, who started with his first dog in 1996, completely changed his life (and his...

Back-to-back Champions FWDP. From left: Ross Davidson (captain), Riley Pritchard, Shawn (Shawn-Boy) Francis and Chris Williamson with their 2014 trophy saddles. Photo courtesy of Shaunavon Ranch Rodeo.

Shaunavon Ranch Rodeo

Back-to-back Champions FWDP. From left: Ross Davidson (captain), Riley Pritchard, Shawn (Shawn-Boy) Francis and Chris Williamson with their 2014 trophy saddles. Photo courtesy of Shaunavon Ranch Rodeo. Congratulations to the Shaunavon Ranch Rodeo back-to-back championship team FWDP; featuring Shawn (Shawn-Boy) Francis, Chris Williamson, Ross Davidson (captain)...

Steven Beane being presented to the Stampede Grandstand crowd. Photo courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

World Championship Blacksmiths’ Competition

Steven Beane being presented to the Stampede Grandstand crowd. Photo courtesy of Calgary Stampede. Congratulations to World Champion Steven Beane of Northallerton, Yorkshire, UK and Reserve Champion Matthew Randles, of Biddulph, Staffordshire, UK who emerged triumphant at the 35th anniversary of the World Championship Blacksmiths’ Competition...

Trail Blazers

Ray Bagley

Photo courtesy Daryl Drew. A Cowboy’s Poet When I opened the package on my desk I found...