Here's a Calgary Stampede Chuckwagons fun fact for you! Feeding and training programs are paramount to the health of the horses. Vets check their teeth, chiropractors and massage therapists take care of them. Many drivers joke that they take better care of their horses than they do themselves – but it’s not often a joke.
March 12-18th is Canadian Agriculture Safety Week! At the Calgary Stampede we have made a commitment to educating our rural youth about farm safe practices in an effort to keep our community farmers and their families free from injury.
Are you a teacher of a class in the range of grade 6 – 9? Register today to participate in the 2nd annual Farm Safety Day at Stampede Park on Tuesday, May... View details ⇨
In a sport that pairs human athletes with the animals they love – safety is always the number one priority. To the chuckwagon drivers, the Calgary Stampede Safety award is one of the most prestigious awards of them all.
This flashback Friday video takes us back to 1974, when a new larger grandstand with a 5/8th mile racetrack and infield was built. The Indian Village was relocated, Suntree Park was completed and the Kinsmen Elbow River Park was initiated.
Orville Strandquist competed for a remarkable 51 years at the Calgary Stampede. The award that carries his name honors the top rookie driver each year – a driver who will strive to live up to his legacy.