Calgary Stampede Rodeo
02/23/2017 at 14:50. Facebook
Spotted in San Antonio! Here's a throwback to last year's Animal Athlete Winner at the San Antonio Stock Show. Our very own Saddle Bronc horse, Wrong Flavour! #throwbackthursday
A flank strap is a sheepskin-lined or padded leather strap. Flank straps are not laced with spikes and other irritants as some people have falsely claimed. A rider is seeking as high a score as possible and to harm his horse or bull will have the opposite effect. Since half of a competitor’s score is taken on the animal’s performance, it is in the cowboy’s interests to treat it well.
We want to share some love with all our amazing Rodeo Fans that make the Calgary Stampede the celebration it is. Happy Valentines Day! #CSRodeo
10x NFR qualifier, 2x World Champion (1972 & '76) and PRCA Hall of Famer (Class of 1996), Mel Hyland on Calgary's Kloud Gray in 1984 at Rodeo Royal . Kloud Gray was the 1987 Canadian Saddle Bronc Champion, Canadian Finals Saddle Bronc Champion, and Co-PRCA World Champion, Kloud Gray was foaled from Gray Wolf Mare (Zone Gray).
Happy #BullFighterFriday #CSRodeo
Only 150 days until we crack the gates on The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth. Mark your calendars! #CalgaryStampede2017 #csrodeo #letthecountdownbegin
FORT WORTH, Texas — For having not rode in a while, Clint Laye sure made a nice return over the past week. The round one win, a split of the finals another round check and second in the aggregate grossed him $10,236 for his work. That catapulted him all the way up 11th in the... Read More

A $10,000 weekend for Laye -
A true legend - congratulations Bob Tallman!
Gear up its 150 days until Canada's 150th Birthday Party. #CSRodeo
We're extremely proud of our bucking stock and especially the horses’ recent performance in Denver at the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo! #buckingstock #csstock

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Kicking 2017 off to a great start! | Calgary Stampede Blog
Have you ever wondered about the history of rodeo and The Calgary Stampede? Enjoy this good read.

The heritage of rodeo dates back to the 1600s and relates to caring for animals on the open range. Around the world roping, riding and herding were all essential activities that evolved into competitions among the working hands on ranches.

The Calgary Stampede rodeo is profoundly linked to the...
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Happy Birthday to the one and only Flint Rasmussen! #rodeoclown #csrodeo
Hold on tight it's Monday! #buckoff #rodeo
Calgary Stampede Ranch Manager Tyler Kraft shares a bit about life on the CS Ranch. Did you know the CS Ranch covers a total of 23,000 acres and provides the Stampede with a beautiful natural environment for its renowned “Born to Buck” breeding program. Since 1961, the Ranch has built up its herd of rough stock horses to approximately 600, boasting the most elite athletes of the rodeo world.
Who's ready? Let the countdown begin! #csrodeo #stampede2017
Rodeo goes GQ with leather, chaps, hats, and boots—get inspired by hyper-masculine cowboy style. #rodeostyle

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We Don’t Have Words for the Fashion at NYC’s Annual Bull Riding Extravaganza, But We Do Have Insane Photos
Have you met Outlaw? Known for his intelligence and intensity, Outlaw's moves in the arena earned him the reputation for being one of the rankest bulls in the world of rodeo.
Forever in our hearts. RIP Ty Pozzobon. #heavyhearts #tipourhat