In a talk on Equine RRSP – Retirement, Rescue, Slaughter and Public Attitudes at this year's Livestock Care Conference. Dr. Bettina Bobsien delivered valuable insights and information on the challenges related to caring for horses over what is often a long lifespan.
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.
Tractor pulls, threshing and horse pulling demos, honey extraction, antique truck and car show, a trade show as well as entertainment just a taste of the busy schedule of festivities taking place this weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pioneer Acres museum in Irricana, Alberta.
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.