Calgary Stampede Rodeo
03/23/2017 at 14:26. Facebook
Congratulations to the David Sibbald, the new president and chairman of the Calgary Stampede!
Remembering a wonderful and gentle soul who will forever remain in our hearts. RIP Harry Vold.
We lost an amazing horse woman and barrel racer, Nancy Hunter. Today we tip our hats to you. #LongLiveCowgirls #CSRodeo
Happy International Women's Day
#Cowgirls #CSRodeo
We love all of our competitors, big or small.
9 events, 10 days of action, and $2 million in prize money. Have you got your tickets yet? [ Link ]
The Stampede bucking horses rodeo competition is in full swing. The all-star team of bucking horses made their way down to San Antonio and for the past 20 days they have been hotter than mid-July. To read the full article click the link.

Big Rides for Big Money in San Antonio | Calgary Stampede Blog
BAREBACK 101: A bareback rider holds on to the leather handhold of a rigging—a pad wrapped around the horse's girth—as he extends his feet far forward, then rolls his spurs back up toward the rigging. The higher he spurs, the more the horse bucks, and the higher the score. The stress on the cowboy’s arm is intense as it absorbs most of the horse's power, but he needs to hold on for at least 8...
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Hang on tight, it's almost the weekend!
Why does 8X World Champion Tie-Down Roper Fred Whitfield's horse Jewels wear ear plugs? Find out here!
Congratulations to Terry Cooke, the new President of the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association!

A long time CPRA rodeo official, committee member and CPRA Board member with a strong business background, Cooke brings a wealth of expertise to the position.

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Check out the Calgary Stampede stock at the San AntonioStock Show & Rodeo live all weekend online. #SARodeo

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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