Highlights from the road

Calgary Stampede/PRCA- Update

On March 3, 2020, the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) announced their new agreement with the Calgary Stampede. (See our ...

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Calgary Stampede Bombshell

Calgary, AB. March 3, 2020 The Calgary Stampede today announced a new partnership with the Colorado-based Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association ...

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CFR#46 - The Champions!

The 2019 CFR was truly an international event. Counting the Novice, there were four countries produced Canadian Champions! In Bareback, it ...

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Riley Warren, 2019 Canadian High Point Champion; Mike Copeman photo

CFR#46 - 2019 High Point Champion!

Congratulations, Riley Warren of Drayton Valley, Alta! The new 2019 High Point Champion!

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CFR#46 - Round 6 - Stock Draw for the Finale!

NOVEMBER 3 - PERFORMANCE #6 STOCK DRAW   BAREBACK Bk # Contestant Stock Stock# 1 94 LINDEN WOODS K 552 DOUBLE DIPPIN 227 2 97 JACOB STEMO K 232 UPTOWN FLASH 230 3 46 TY TAYPOTAT C A-47 ARBITRATOR JOE 215 4 89 KODY ...

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Art of the Cowgirl

Clear Arizona sunshine beckoned a wealth of Canadian cowgirls to the Art of the Cowgirl, a celebration of women and the Western industry of horses, riding, training, music, art, traditional cowboy arts and ranch rodeo. The Canadian prairies were well-represented in the arena with the Eagle Hill ranch rodeo team, sidesaddle clinician (and writer) Lee …

Empty Saddles

A friend to many and known to all, in the cowboy world Norbert was perhaps best known for his equine and travel photography. An enthusiastic promoter and photographer of cowboy poetry, haying with horses, and the wilderness of his beloved Fort St. John, B.C., region, Norbert’s imagery was frequently published in many international publications, including …

John Swales ~ He Did it Again!

Congratulations to John Swales who earned the title of National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) World’s Greatest Horseman. This is the second time the Millarville, Alta., horse trainer has won this hotly contested competition. Held at the Will Rogers Equestrian Center in Fort Worth, Texas, Swales rode Metallic Cat Rose (Metallic Cat x Teletrona x …

Giddy Up with Greg Shannon

Welcome, Ivan Daines! My old pal Duane Steele and I recently had the privilegeto induct our older (and more distinguished) friend, Ivan Daines, into the ACMA Hall of Fame. Here’s an excerpt from our introduction to the Alberta Cowboy Legend: In 1966, the boy who once rode his horse to school in Innisfail attended schools …