Tag Archives: chuckwagon races

Vancouver Humane Society asks why Jann Arden is promoting the Calgary Stampede

The CHDC fully endorses the position the Vancouver Humane Society  has stated in their article ‘Why is animal lover Jann Arden promoting the Calgary Stampede?’ written by Peter Fricker on June 10, 2016. Ms. Arden, along with Canadian singer Paul Brandt, were chosen as joint Parade Marshals for the 2016 Calgary Stampede parade on July […]

Outrider’s horse dies after fourth heat of chuckwagon race

Calgary Herald: A chuckwagon outrider’s horse died Friday night after collapsing at the Calgary Stampede following the fourth heat of the evening’s chuckwagon races, Stampede officials confirmed. The 12-year-old thoroughbred, which was on Doug Irvine’s chuckwagon team, collapsed after the race finished as the animals were cooling off and heading back to the barn. Please […]

Calgary Stampede news

This gem is worth a read…. The following was originally published July 15, 2012 NOW BEFORE WE GET STARTED, I know what you’re thinking: I’m about to piss all over history. I’m going to take a storied pastime from our frontier past and piss all over it. I’m going to ignore the virtues of the […]