Finstad Inducted

Congratulations to agriculture and rodeo writer and broadcaster Dianne Finstad, who was one of twelve notables inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in Red Deer, Alta. Finstad has covered rodeo, agriculture and the stories of countless farm families through her 30+ years, including with her award-winning TV program, The Business of …

Trainers Challenge

The Mane Event, the original horse expo in Western Canada, is a horse lover’s paradise of shopping, learning and visiting! The signature show of the Mane Event is the Trainers Challenge, sponsored by Canadian Cowboy Country magazine. The format features three trainers, three horses supplied by Ace of Clubs Quarter Horses and three well-respected judges. …

The Awards Keep on Coming

Congratulations to multi-award-winning, multi-Hall of Fame inductee Gary Rempel from Fort Shaw, Montana. Rempel, who was born and raised in Saskatchewan is perhaps the most decorated pick up man in rodeo history. Gary was named 2017 Pick Up Man of the Year at the Gold Standard Awards Banquet hosted by the PRCA in Las Vegas …

Merritt Ranch Rodeo

Teams from 14 working ranches in B.C. rode into Merritt, B.C., in August for the annual Nicola Valley ranch rodeo and first annual Norman Lindley Memorial saddle bronc competition. The all-day event began with a ranch horse competition, won by Morgan Saranchuk of the Blue Goose Cattle Company out of the Cariboo-Chilcotin with a score …