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Contestants for The World’s Largest Outdoor Rodeo and Canada’s richest two days of roping are locked in for Stampede 2024

Contestants for The World’s Largest Outdoor Rodeo and Canada’s richest two days of roping are locked in for Stampede 2024

Calgary – With just two weeks remaining until the start of the 2024 Calgary Stampede Rodeo, and 18 days until the Stampede’s Rocky Mountain Cup, 270 of the world’s best rodeo athletes are getting ready to bring their best to The Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth.

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Trio of Heartland Stars Named 2024 Stampede Parade Celebrity Judges

Trio of Heartland Stars Named 2024 Stampede Parade Celebrity Judges

Calgary – The Calgary Stampede Parade Committee is proud to announce Amber Marshall, Chris Potter and Shaun Johnston, stars of the hit television series Heartland, as Celebrity Judges for the 2024 Stampede Parade presented by Suncor.

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Canada’s 2024 FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC) Athletes Named To Show Jumping Team

Canada’s 2024 FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC) Athletes Named To Show Jumping Team

Ottawa, ON, June 20, 2024 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to officially announce the talented young athletes that will represent Canada at the 2024 FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC) in Traverse City, MI from Jul. 30 - Aug. 4, 2024.

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The Benefits of Exposing Our Horses to Different Disciplines

The Benefits of Exposing Our Horses to Different Disciplines

June is J&J Reining Inc’s first show of the year. We always get excited – even though we have started to ride more in preparation for show season, and have already been to our first Reining show, when we ride the default thought is often on those few minutes in the show pen.

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Contestants for The World’s Largest Outdoor Rodeo and Canada’s richest two days of roping are locked in for Stampede 2024

Contestants for The World’s Largest Outdoor Rodeo and Canada’s richest two days of roping are locked in for Stampede 2024

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, horse-shows-clinics, western riding

Calgary – With just two weeks remaining until the start of the 2024 Calgary Stampede Rodeo, and 18 days until the Stampede’s Rocky Mountain Cup, 270 of the world’s best rodeo athletes are getting ready to bring their best to The Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth.

Read more

Trio of Heartland Stars Named 2024 Stampede Parade Celebrity Judges

Trio of Heartland Stars Named 2024 Stampede Parade Celebrity Judges

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, horse-shows-clinics, western riding

Calgary – The Calgary Stampede Parade Committee is proud to announce Amber Marshall, Chris Potter and Shaun Johnston, stars of the hit television series Heartland, as Celebrity Judges for the 2024 Stampede Parade presented by Suncor.

Read more


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