Highlights from the road

2020 NFR - Canadian Stock

The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo is setting up to be like no other.Texas got the nod for many reasons as ...

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Two-time World Champion Saddle Bronc rider, Mel Hyland, in hospital

UPDATE-World Champion in Hospital

Oct 9, 2020 -- UPDATE from Marjie Hyland:"On Thursday, doctors administered an angiogram; they found many blockages in his heart. ...

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In The Corral ~ Two Horses & One Queen

No parades, no rodeos — what is a rodeo queen to do? Get creative!Miss Rodeo Canada, Alicia Erickson, has decided ...

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In The Corral ~ Grated Coconut Honoured

Renowned bareback horse Grated Coconut of the Calgary Stampede will be enshrined in the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in Colorado ...

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47th Canadian Finals Rodeo Announcement

June 24, 2020 | Red Deer, AB — The Canadian Professional Rodeo Association (CPRA), Westerner Park and the Red Deer ...

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Cowboy Country Tradeshow Marketplace!

Shopping for the Westerner We’ve thrown open our gates for a Trade Show Marketplace!  Here you will find a collection of unique and gorgeous handcrafted artworks and collectibles, plus some essential buys for the ranch. Browse their website, enjoy online shopping, and be sure to give them a call – we guarantee they’ll love to …

AMBER MARSHALL TO HOST ROSIE AWARDS

Amber Marshall, star of the longest-running Canadian family drama Heartland, will host the upcoming 46th Annual Alberta Film & Television Awards (a.k.a. the Rosies) on October 8th, which will be streamed live on Facebook and YouTube. Born and raised in London, ON, Marshall has been acting since she was 11, joining the cast of Heartland …

Trailblazers ~ Hank Snow

The Singing Ranger ~ by Fred Hauck When we think of singing cowboys, we think Gene Autry and Roy Rogers, and here in Canada, we add Wilf Carter (also known as Montana Slim) and Clarence Eugene Snow. If the name C.E. Snow doesn’t ring a bell, maybe his stage name of Hank Snow might. Hank …

Kamloops 2021 is a Go!

    Although the 2020 Kamloops Cowboy Festival was cancelled, some things, just like ranching, kept right on happening. The best examples of the ongoing awards are the inductees to the Hall of Fame, the winner of the Joe Marten Award and the Student Scholarship winners. Congratulations to horseman and silversmith Richard Tenisch of Merritt …