Calgary Stampede chuckwagon race kills second horse

A second horse died after sustaining injuries during a chuckwagon race at the 2019 Calgary Stampede, Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Here's what local animal rights' groups said about the dead horses. "What we have to do is stop looking at horses as objects that we can look at for our viewing entertainment,” said Trev Miller,… Continue reading Calgary Stampede chuckwagon race kills second horse

Review coming after death of fourth horse in Calgary Stampede chuckwagon races

RELEASE BY CANADA FREE PRESS CALGARY - There will be a review of animal safety following the death of a fourth horse during the chuckwagon racing event at this year's Calgary Stampede. The 16-year-old horse, named Ezzy, had to be euthanized after it he tore a ligament in a front leg during the first heat… Continue reading Review coming after death of fourth horse in Calgary Stampede chuckwagon races

Horse collapses, dies after Calgary Stampede chuckwagon race

In our opinion, rodeos need to die, not just fade away. According to a professional rodeo promoter who asked to remain anonymous, rodeos are waning in popularity. Sourcing the reason why people attend the mammoth rodeos, for example the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, a significant percentage say they go for the concerts, do not… Continue reading Horse collapses, dies after Calgary Stampede chuckwagon race

Stampede lucky prince and princess missed horse’s death

The following is from the Opinion pages of the Edmonton Journal regarding the recent injury and death of a horse participating in the Chuckwagon race in the Calgary Stampede, where horses seem to die on a regular basis no matter what precautions they take. Written by K.H. HUNTER "The media and citizens need to educate… Continue reading Stampede lucky prince and princess missed horse’s death

Horse dies at calgary stampede (CAN)

Organizers of Calgary Stampede say chuckwagon safety important in wake of crash As reported in The Canadian Press | July 10, 2008 ----------- CALGARY - Calgary Stampede organizers maintain that safety is a priority in the wake of a chuckwagon collision that forced a horse to be euthanized. Doug Fraser, a spokesman for the Stampede… Continue reading Horse dies at calgary stampede (CAN)