From the Archives ~ A Hat and a Hammer

Bud Brewster’s Tourism Legacy in the Canadian Rockies When John Brewster came to “Siding 29” in 1886 to start a dairy, little did he know the profound impact his family would have on Banff becoming a world-class tourist destination. And it would be one salient great-grandson who would step forward to continue building his family’s …

From the Archives ~ A Life of Simple Truth

“Lord, let me live until I die.” ~ Will Rogers This quote may seem strange until you think about who wrote them. Will Rogers started off as a trick roper — even starring in his own movie, The Roping Fool, but it was his credo of respect for all of humanity that he is remembered …

From the Archives ~ The Saga of Blazer

New Horse Brings Training Opportunities Originally published June/July 2011 I was close to the point of bragging about Blazer, the little paint gelding I picked up at a sale last summer. He came with some issues and I don’t think he’d ever been ridden outside of an arena, but after a couple of days at …

From the Archives ~ Great Horses by Hugh McLennan

Some are Born, Some are Made Are the best horses born that way or does it take a great trainer to bring out the best in a horse?  The answer is both. Here are a couple of examples: Jonathan Field’s amazing grey gelding, Quincy, would never have become a great horse if he hadn’t met …