Breakaway!

The Canadian Finals Rodeo is thrilled to welcome the first Canadian Finals Breakaway to Red Deer for CFR 46. The two-day event is slated to be held in the Westerner Park Centrium, from Oct 31–Nov 1 during the Canadian Finals Rodeo. Top breakaway ropers from across Canada will compete for a historic cash payout and …

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 …

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 …