Three more chuckwagon horses killed totalling 6

Three horses were killed at Sunday night's chuckwagon races as the 10-day Stampede wrapped. The 2019 Calgary Stampede is now tied for second place as the deadliest year for chuckwagon horses in more than three decades. In total six chuckwagon horses were killed — four of them from the same driver's team. The papers say… Continue reading Three more chuckwagon horses killed totalling 6

Kill chuckwagon racing

by VIVIAN FARRELL I don't think anyone can argue with the fact that Canada's Calgary Stampede chuckwagon race is deadly to horses.  Can chuckwagon racing be made safer? I don't think so. As with any type of competition where speed is central to winning, speed kills. Here you are asking half a ton of animal… Continue reading Kill chuckwagon racing

Calgary Stampede kills third chuckwagon horse

VIDEO REPORT How about these thoughts from an insider? Keith Ward: "I am a former rodeo contestant, and still watch and attend the Stampede. I know the care taken in rodeo to prevent animal injury, and how well the bucking horses and stock are looked after in most cases. I won't say all cases… Continue reading Calgary Stampede kills third chuckwagon horse

Death by Numbers: Horses Killed at the Calgary Stampede — The Attitude

Chuckwagon Race at the Calgary Stampede - deadly to horses. Photo: Metro News Canada.

DEADLY ATTITUDE The chuckwagon races have been a part of the Calgary Stampede since 1923. While horses are killed in varying events almost every year at the Calgary  Stampede, chuckwagon races seems to claim the most lives. The World Professional Chuckwagon Association calls the Calgary Stampede Chuckwagon Race "a half-mile of hell" for good reason.… Continue reading Death by Numbers: Horses Killed at the Calgary Stampede — The Attitude