A Runaway Christmas

I was feeding my horses On a Christmas Eve night When I saw in the distance A dim glowing red light This pale light kept coming ’Til I saw the cause A sick looking reindeer And old Santa Claus He looked so dejected Gone was his Ho! Ho! Ho! If he asked for a favour …

Starting Your Next Great Horse — Part 1 of 6

Part 1: Building Trust Introduction It’s easy to overlook the importance of the first few weeks of training on a young horse. After all, the spectacular performances which take place at the spring branding, or the rodeo or show arena, do not happen for several months or perhaps even years after the colt was started. …

Canadian Confederation – Part 5

TESTS OF SOVEREIGNTY “The meat of the buffalo tastes the same on both sides of the border.” —Sitting Bull The Cypress Hills Massacre and the arrival of Sitting Bull tested Canadian sovereignty in the West. The massacre on June 1, 1873, near Abe Farwell’s trading post, involved a group of American and Canadian hunters and …

Rodeo Week Events

  LIVE MUSIC THE STAMPEDERS Nov 10, 7:30 p.m. River Cree Resort & Casino, 300 E. Lapotac Blvd. BEN & NOEL HAGGARD WITH THE STRANGERS Nov 9-10 Century Casino, 13103 Fort Rd. COMPETITIONS FARMFAIR INTERNATIONAL Nov 8-12 Edmonton EXPO Centre, 7515-118 Ave. HERITAGE RANCH RODEO RANCH HORSE COMPETITION Nov 8, 8 a.m. Hall D, Edmonton …