Over 80 youth from across Alberta braved the snowy weather on the weekend to learn, compete and meet new friends at the Calgary Stampede 4-H Rodeo.
The Calgary Stampede 4-H rodeo is being held on September 28 and 29. Past participant Channel Pagenkopf says it is a great place to learn and meet a lot of great people, who could become life long friends.
Barco Van Niekerk journeyed to Canada and the Calgary Stampede to compete in the International Livestock Auctioneer Championships after he won the Youth Livestock Auctioneer Championships of South Africa.
Ron Sebastian, a 35-year horse pulling veteran from Lumsden, Saskatchewan, pulled off something special at this year's Calgary Stampede Heavy Horse Pull, as he and his team of horses finished 3rd in the Light Weight Division, 2nd in the Middle Weight before finishing it off in spectacular fashion with a 1st in the Heavy Weights.