Concussion Cure

Concussion symptoms — such as loss of balance, hazy comprehension, sleep disturbance and inability to walk straight — can be reversed by a new type of magnetic stimulation, research at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) shows. Magnetic stimulation using a laptop-style device for 20 minutes per day improved the ability of rodents with a concussion …

Breakaway!

The Canadian Finals Rodeo is thrilled to welcome the first Canadian Finals Breakaway to Red Deer for CFR 46. The two-day event is slated to be held in the Westerner Park Centrium, from Oct 31–Nov 1 during the Canadian Finals Rodeo. Top breakaway ropers from across Canada will compete for a historic cash payout and …

Lakota Bird Makes History!

        Ranch-raised cowgirl Lakota Bird of Nanton, Alta., will go down in history as the first woman to win the All-Around Cowboy title and silver buckle in a Canadian professional rodeo. Bird entered both the Ladies Barrel Racing and the inaugural Florence LaDue Ladies Breakaway Roping. “It’s the first time a woman …

Making a Master: Silversmith Scott Hardy

Western silversmithing is a unique art with numerous technical and creative demands. Scott Hardy of Longview, Alta., has 38 years of experience in mastering his skills as a craftsman and artist. His efforts have ensured that Western silversmithing will continue to progress into the future through his involvement with the Traditional Cowboy Arts Association (TCAA). …

August/September 2019

TRAILBLAZERS FIDDLER AL CHERNY Canada’s favourite fiddler brought his esthetic mix of ethnic, classic and Western to living rooms across the nation. You can read the whole article in the current issue of Canadian Cowboy Country magazine. To subscribe, click here or call Marie at 1-800-943-7336. THE WESTERNERS Walk, Ride, Rodeo — Amberley Snyder The rodeo competitor who went from …