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Champion Loads Up At Canadian Cowboy Christmas

Friends. Partners. Teammates. Call it what you want—Richmond Champion and Virgil fit all three categories. The Dublin, Texas bareback rider and the much-decorated C5 bucking horse met again in Ponoka in the Showdown round of the Ponoka Stampede. And…

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Ky Marshall Has His ‘Eyes on the Prize’

Bowden, Alberta cowboy, Ky Marshall, has enjoyed some major successes in the sport of rodeo. The 26 year-old has already captured two All-Around titles. But he’s very clear that there’s another goal in his sights—the Canadian Bareback riding title.…

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Cassidy Firing On All Cylinders

Curtis Cassidy’s goals don’t change much from year to year. “At the start of every season you want to be as good as you can be and certainly I hope to qualify for the CFR and the WNFR every…

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Second Win For Switzer

Courtesy of the CPRA When Bailee Switzer was offered the opportunity to climb aboard Twila Zunti’s talented mare, Joanie, late last spring, the Aneroid, Saskatchewan barrel racer didn’t hesitate for long. After confirming she could purchase the horse if…

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CPRA & WPRA Barrel Racing Standings as of May 09, 2018

Below are the CPRA and WPRA standings, courtesy of and Canadian Professional Rodeo Association Barrel Racing Standings as of May 09, 2018 (includes Drayton Valley Pro Rodeo) 1 SKOCDOPOLE DIANE (5)BIG VALLEY, AB9,416.62 2 POZZOBON CARMAN (4)ALDERGROVE,…

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Popescul Double-Dips at Drayton Valley

Courtesy of the CPRA Every rodeo season begins with new partnerships forming in the team roping event. Some work better than others. If the recently completed Drayton Valley Pro Rodeo is any indication, one of those partnerships that might…