Cassidy’s Great Steer Wrestling Horse, Willy, Passes Away

     He was born in 1986, so at the advanced age of 34, one of the greatest steer wrestling horses, if not THE greatest, RTR Little Willy, best known across North America as Willy, has passed away. Owned by Greg Cassidy of Donalda, Alta., Willy earned well over $3 million. The big bay gelding …

Two Canadians Earn Team Roping Spots for 2020 NFR

Five Canadians have earned back numbers at the 2020 NFR, and two of them are team ropers headers Levi Simpson and Kolton Schmidt. Recently, the names of the heelers were announced, and this is who will be roping with Simpson and Schmidt, the two Maple Leaf superstar headers. 2016 World Champion Levi Simpson of Ponoka, …

Apply for an American Quarter Horse Foundation Scholarship

The deadline for 2021 American Quarter Horse Foundation scholarship applications is December 1, 2020. Applicants wishing to obtain scholarship funding from the Foundation for the 2021-22 academic year can download the scholarship guidelines for a complete list of criteria and requirements. The Foundation awarded scholarships totaling more than $420,000 to 159 students for the 2020-21 academic year. Since its …

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 the place to hold the 2020 World Champion-deciding event, and it will run Dec 3–12, 2020 @ 6:45 p.m. Central Time nightly from Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. To start, here is the rough …