Stir’ Up!

Stir’ Up! 2017 Calgary Stampede Art & Lifestyles Show The Stir’ Up is the toniest art show date in the city, and folks attending this soiree not only get to mix and mingle in their finest cowboy-chic attire, but they also get first dibs on some of the fresh, new artwork days before the show opens …

O’Neill’s Bronze — Finally

A cool moment took place during the Sunday performance at this year’s Innisfail Pro Rodeo. Jack Daines called retired saddle bronc rider, Glen O’Neill, to the announcer’s stand, ostensibly to ‘open the bronc riding’. The former Canadian and World Saddle Bronc Riding Champion obliged, spoke to the crowd and turned to leave. That’s when Jack, …

And…They’re Off!

It was news that Alberta’s racing industry had been dreading for months. Rumours of the closure of Edmonton’s Northlands Park racetrack were proven true on February 17 at a press conference hosted by Northlands president and CEO Tim Reid. “2016 will be our last year in the horse racing business,” Reid said to the room …