Cattle Cait

Cait Bascom, better known as Cattle Cait, was invited to put on the sidesaddle riding demonstration alongside her mom, Lee MacLean. Cait recently restored this sidesaddle, initially made in 1890 by R.T. Frazier. The grey gelding loaned to her for the Arizona demo is Goose, owned by Scott and Alicia Adamson of Makwa, Sask.

From the Archives ~ Peter Welsh

Alberta Stampede Company By Terri Mason Peter Welsh was born in 1878 in Scotland and by 1910 he had immigrated to Canada, settling on Tudesco Farms, a former Canadian Pacific Railway property near Irricana, Alta. He soon moved to Calgary to operate the Calgary Sale Repository, one of the first livery stables in Calgary which also …

From the Archives ~ Tracking Mantracker

The ultimate reality show ~ Cowboy Style   By Terri Mason Originally Published February/March 2009 Canadian Cowboy Country Magazine The premise of the popular Canadian reality series, Mantracker, is simple; two people take off into the wilds with a map, a compass and a head start. The tracker is on horseback, armed with a local guide …

Lieutenant Governor of Alberta’s History Quiz Show

  Dear Albertans, I am truly inspired by the way that we are all adapting to recommendations in response to COVID-19. I know that our collective efforts will bring us safely through this challenging time. I also know that families with school-aged children are particularly looking for ideas to keep their young ones learning at …