Jousting!

In Regina this fall, organizers are presenting Full Contact Jousting at Agribition. The six-knight tournament involves two men on horses charging at each other on either side of a 180-foot fence, holding 11-foot lances and colliding at 30 miles an hour. The goal is to strike the opponent with the lance to score points and, …

Achievement Day!

Congratulations to all the 4-H participants across Canada who competed in their Regional Fairs, and to all the parents, grandparents and great-grandparents who attended to support the kids and their projects, including 102-year-old Joan Lawrence of Maple Creek, Sask. A respected rancher, 4-H and community supporter all of her life, Joan was in the audience …

70th Annual College National Finals Rodeo

Mid-June in Wyoming saw the 70th annual College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper bring together nearly 400 cowboys and cowgirls from 33 states as well as Australia and Canada, making it one of the nation’s largest rodeos with a full complement of events — including bareback bronc riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer …

Empty Saddles: Jim Demchenko

Jim Demchenko of Maple Creek, Sask., was the chute boss of the Calgary Stampede for well over 20 years and a career brand inspector well-known across the West.

Csabay & Hollingsworth

Racing to the finish isn’t just a game but a way of life for both two-time Canadian Champion Barrel Racer Nancy Csabay (pronounced cha-BUY) and Olympic Bronze Medallist Mellisa Hollingsworth. The Queens of Speed have teamed up to compete in Season Six of The Amazing Race Canada: Heroes Edition. The Amazing Race Canada is a …