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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Calgary's High Performance Rodeo

High Performance Rodeo - It's Not What You Think
By Dave Zuchowski

Hee-haw! No wonder Calgary hosts the annual Stampede for ten days each summer. Surrounded by cattle farms and cowboys, Calgary boasts the "greatest outdoor show on Earth" with the "roughest, richest rodeo."

Six major events - Bareback, Bull Riding, Barrel Racing, Saddle Bronc, Steer Wrestling and Tie-Down Roping are the backbone of the Stampede Rodeo. Add in Novice Bareback, Novice Saddle Bronc, Junior Steer Riding and Wild Pony Racing for the youngsters, and you've got what's reputed to be the best rodeo on the globe.
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