Lakota Bird Makes History!

        Ranch-raised cowgirl Lakota Bird of Nanton, Alta., will go down in history as the first woman to win the All-Around Cowboy title and silver buckle in a Canadian professional rodeo. Bird entered both the Ladies Barrel Racing and the inaugural Florence LaDue Ladies Breakaway Roping. “It’s the first time a woman …

National High School Rodeo Finals – The Canadians!

The 2019 National High School Finals Rodeo was held July 14-20 in Rock Springs, Wyo. The Canadians had a grand time and made the West proud! Here is the list of who entered and how they finished up. Congratulations, everyone! For full results, visit nhsra.com Team Standings (47 teams) Texas 12,260 Alberta 2,675 Saskatchewan 1,005 …

BC Cowboy Hall of Fame

Congratulations to the Class of 2019, as these well-deserving folks are inducted into the BC Cowboy Hall of Fame. The Century Ranch of 2019 is the Gun Granberg Ranch, the Ranching Pioneer and Century Ranch are Hilbert DeLeeuw and the DeLeeuw Ranch, and the Hall of Fame Family is the Charlie Moon Family. These worthy …

Show Jumper Ian Millar Retires

Ian Millar, Canada’s 10-time Olympian, announced his retirement from international show jumping competition after nearly five decades at the elite level. At 72, Millar has chosen to focus on coaching and developing young horses. Millar, of Perth, Ontario, was first named to the Nations Cup team in 1971. He has since been a perennial team …

Stocking the Herd: Adeline Elinor Haughian

Congratulations to Joann and Travis Haughian on the birth of their first child, Adeline Elinor, born January 11, in Medicine Hat, Alta. Joann is a fifth-generation cowgirl from the Lawrence Ranch in the Cypress Hills. Travis hails from a farming background in the Willow Bunch area. The young couple make their home in Maple Creek, …