Agriculture · Fun Stuff

A #Stampede101 Photo Gallery

Armed with my trusty Nikon digital camera I walked the Calgary Stampede grounds snapping photos. Most of my photos focus on the agricultural aspects of Stampede. Enjoy!

A small horse for a small boy.
A small horse for a small boy.
A 6-horse hitch.
Some big horses. A 6-horse hitch.
Pretending to auction off a horse.
Pretending to auction off a horse.
In your face...
In your face…
These hooves are made for walking...
These hooves are made for walking…
The beautiful new 2014 Calgary Stampede poster on display.
The beautiful new 2014 Calgary Stampede poster on display.
A cow-calf pair. My favourite!
A cow-calf pair. My favourite!
A champion steer.
A champion steer.
Yummy, hay! These goats are the cutest.
Yummy, hay! These goats are the cutest.
A sow and her piglets - always popular with the kids.
A sow and her piglets – always popular with the kids.
Do these spots make me look fat?! A spotted hen.
Do these spots make me look fat?! A spotted hen.
Petting a baby chick.
Petting a baby chick.
The easy way to walk your horses - behind the golf cart!
The easy way to walk your horses – behind the golf cart!
A stock dog ready to get the job done.
A stock dog ready to get the job done.
Canola and pea plants.
Canola and pea plants.
Playing in the sand, I mean, canola!
Playing in the canola.
Turning wheat into flour...
Turning wheat into flour…
Milk and cookies anyone? For just $1 you get a carton of milk and a wagon wheel with all proceeds going to flood relief and the food bank.
Milk and cookies anyone? For just $1 you get a carton of milk and a Wagon Wheel with all proceeds going to flood relief and the food bank.
The heritage cabin.
Step back in time at the heritage cabin.
The Calgary Stampede showband.
The Calgary Stampede showband.
The Calgary Stampede showriders.
The Calgary Stampede showriders.
Hotdog? Don't forget the ketchup! The painted steps of the Saddledome.
Hotdog? Don’t forget the ketchup! The painted steps of the Saddledome.
My kind of shirt!
My kind of shirt!
Sportin' a new cowboy hat.
Sportin’ a new cowboy hat.
Enjoying some rodeo action!
Enjoying some rodeo action!
Chuckwagon races against a beautiful sky!
Chuckwagon races against a beautiful sky!
Amazing grandstand show and fireworks display!
Amazing grandstand show and fireworks display!
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