Past Articles

Calgary Stampede :: 2016 Contestant Roster

Congratulations to all 32 Canadian’s who have received invites to the 2016 Calgary Stampede!

Sorting Through Some of the Confusion :: Details on the ERA

“The Elite Rodeo Athletes, the ERA, started their association in an effort to make rodeo pay to play. The basic plan, cowboys are the owners, the money the association makes (by cowboys competing/entertaining) goes to the competing ownership. A great number of the top cowboys including “King of the Cowboys” Trevor Brazile took their renown off to start the new association, with the intent of still competing in PRCA rodeos…”

Cowboy Trends :: Turquoise

“It doesn’t take a baker to know the icing on the cake can change the dessert.  Much like it doesn’t take a fashion stylist to know that accessories can have the same impact.  Jewelry, shoes, bags or scarves are all ways to translate classic garments into numerous different looks.  For sake of time and keeping the theme reader friendly, lets stick with the topic of jewelry this month!…”

 Remembering Greg Kesler :: A Cowboy’s Perspective

“The name Kesler is synonymous with Canadian rodeo. Every professional rodeo cowboy has heard of or met stock contractor Greg Kesler. He was broad at the shoulders but his presence was bigger than his stature. Greg passed away February 1st, 2016 at his family ranch near Magrath, Alberta. He was 70 years old.”

Cowboy Trends :: the Cowboy Hat

“One of the most notorious symbols of the west is the cowboy hat and it is becoming one of the classic styles that is now trending with a unique twist.  There is a wide range of colors and shapes of hats emerging as staple in many ladies wardrobes. ”

Orin Larsen Wins Tucson Bareback Riding :: Bareback rider Orin Larsen doubled down on the best weekend of his rodeo life by winning La Fiesta de los Vaqueros Feb. 28.

“I enjoy going to Tucson every year,” Larsen said. “It’s a great rodeo and they treat us very well there. It’s definitely one of my top wins. It’s pretty special for me.”