Woman of the West

Dawning of Cowboy Christmas Summer is warm temperatures, long days filled with beaming sunlight, cattle turned out to pasture, and rodeos in full swing; the season otherwise known as Cowboy Christmas. Cowboy Christmas is the height of rodeo season, with July being packed with the most exciting rodeos that every buckle-chasing cowboy and cowgirl are …

In the Corral

Awesome Poster The Calgary Stampede unveiled its 2022 poster featuring the First Nations Relay Races, and it’s stunning. The winning artwork was created by 19-year-old Kane Pendry of Edmonton from all of the entries received in the 2022 Calgary Stampede Foundation Youth Poster Competition. As the winning artist, Pendry receives the $10,000 Dustin Peers Memorial …

Dustin Duffy

Uniting Rodeo By Tim Ellis Rodeo in Alberta had come to a dead stop in the spring of 2020. Saddled with growing uncertainty amid the emergence of COVID-19 along with growing pessimism, eroding membership fees due to the prospect of upcoming rodeo cancellations and increasing debt loads, making the wrong turn could have been disastrous. …