My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

The Blue Canadian Rockies / Valdy   Early days North West Mounted Police outpost  My roots are deep in Calgary My Dad was born here and I was told  that my great grandfather was a member of the  North West Mounted Police North-West Mounted Police of Canada, 1887 (colour litho), Remington, Frederic (1861-1909) Jeremiah “Jerry” …

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The Calgary Stampede Song / Wilf Carter  When I’m not trying to wake people up – including myself, I do ordinary things – like go to the Calgary Stampede.  The Stampede is a 10 day event and Rose and I go down to the Stampede Grounds for one day every year – usually Seniors Day …

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CALEB SMIDT / 2019 Tie Down Champion Bellville, Texas   RUSTY WRIGHT / 2019 Saddle Bronc Champion Milford, Utah TANNER AUS / 2019 Stampede Bareback Champion Dublin, Texas KYLE IRWIN / 2019 Stampede Steer Wrestling Champion Robertsdale, Alabama LISA LOCKHART / 2019 Stampede Barrel Racing Champion Oelrichs, South Dakota SAGE STEELE KIMZEY  / 2019 Stampede …

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  2018 Stampede Tie-Down Roping Champion Tuf Cooper Weatherford, Texas       2018 Saddle Bronc Champion Ryder Wright Milford, Utah 2018 Stampede Bareback Champion Richie Champion Dublin, Texas 2018 Stampede Steer Wrestling Champion Matt Reeves Cross Plains, Texas 2018 STAMPEDE BARREL RACING CHAMPION HAILEY KINSEL Cotulla, Texas 2018 Stampede Bull Riding Champion Marco Gloria …

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        Élise Genest http://www.elise-genest.com elisegenest.com@live.ca “Elise Genest is a Canadian painter and photographer from the Québec City area whose work is entirely devoted to horses …” What can you say about this Art?? It’s magnificent. 

        Rose and I go to the Calgary Stampede every year just to look at the Western Art – which is spectacular. This year it is particularly superb. So much so that I thought I’d try to profile a few Artists and taste of their work. I can’t show everything of course, but …

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even cowgirls get the blues / Emmylou harris In a world full of recent horror and heartache, it really is a joy to report some GOOD News. (There really is much more Good News than Bad News in this world – but you’d never know it by watching our Mass Media). I always post a small blurb on …

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The Winners … Texans and Albertans cash in … 2015 Bareback Champ Clint Laye from Cadogan, Alberta. 2015 Bull Riding Champ Sage Kimzey of Strong City, Oklahoma. 2015 Saddle Bronc Champ Zeke Thurston of Big Valley, Alberta 2015 Barrel Racing Champ Lisa Lockhart  from Oelrichs, South Dakota. 2015 Steer Wrestling Champ Trevor Knowles from Mt. Vernon, Oregon. Has won the …

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