No Stampede this year could force some cowboys to leave rodeo sports

Calgary Stampede Chuckwagon Races consistently result in injury and death of the horses used for this barbaric and archaic event.

Retired chuckwagon driver concerned sport won't survive if rodeos cancelled Natalie Valleau, reporting for CBC News, writes on Mar 25, 2020: The rodeo world is worried about the future of the Calgary Stampede this summer and many are wondering how the pandemic will impact their sport. Last week, the Calgary Stampede temporarily laid off 80 per… Continue reading No Stampede this year could force some cowboys to leave rodeo sports

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