Cowboy & Western

Our history is filled with stories of characters and cowboys – the people who with perseverance and determination pioneered the settlement of a wild western frontier. Visitors who stay at a guest or working ranch can take part in a real cattle drive or simply ride horseback on the prairies or in the foothills of the magnificent Canadian Rockies. Catch a glimpse of the Wild West that is still at the heart of every Alberta rodeo, large or small.
Be a Farmer for a Day with Eau Claire Distillery

Be a Farmer for a Day with Eau Claire Distillery

Come participate in Eau Claire Distillery's barley harvest at Bar U Ranch National Historic Site, the ultimate Alberta volun-tourism adventure in the Rocky Mountain Foothills, and an ode to days past.  


Guy Weadick Days 2016

2016 event in High River brings together professional rodeo, chuckwagons, an interactive family zone and two concerts featuring headliners Justin Ament and Emerson Drive.


Ride the Range at an Alberta Working Ranch

Ride the Range at an Alberta Working Ranch

On a working ranch, visitors can leave their worries behind, meet colourful locals, slip into the saddle and experience the cowboy lifestyle.


All New Indian Village Debuts at 2016 Calgary Stampede


Holidays on Horseback

Horseback riding in the shadow of the Canadian Rockies is one of Alberta’s most iconic experiences and one of its most magical. 


The Wonderful Azuridge Hotel and Alberta's Cowboy Trail

Take a drive along the famous Cowboy Trail with a detour out to Priddis to unwind at Azuridge, a luxury boutque hotel in Alberta's rolling foothills. 


Living the Dream at a Working Ranch

Living the Dream at a Working Ranch

Staying at a working ranch is one of Alberta’s iconic experiences. Visitors relax and unplug while experiencing wide open cattle country on horseback. 


The Buck Starts Here

The Buck Starts Here

There’s nothing more exciting than live Alberta rodeo action - whether it’s a small town rodeo or the granddaddy of them all, the Calgary Stampede. 


 

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