Chore Horse Competition / Concours de chevaux de trait

Watch today's teamsters guide their heavy horse teams around a course of skill-testing manoeuvres. See how skills of days gone by are demonstrated by drivers from 18 to 80 years of age! Keeping horsepower-history alive for all to enjoy and be inspired by.

Venez voir les équipes d’aujourd’hui guider leurs chevaux lourds dans un parcours les mettant à l’épreuve. Des conducteurs âgés de 18 à 80 ans feront la démonstration de leur savoir-faire d’antan. Une vraie source d’inspiration et de divertissement. 

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Latitude: 50.41945 Longitude: -114.243601 Elevation: 4141 ft
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Christy Gustavison

Event Dates

9/16/2017 – 9/17/2017

Ages Festival is Appropriate For

All ages

Type of Festival

Outdoor Activity

Event Setting

The site has many historic buildings and structures, illustrating various stages of ranching development, and is rich in cultural landscape features. A visitor orientation centre and a vibrant living history program interpret a time when the West was young.

Driving Directions

Bar U Ranch National Historic Site is located approximately 100 km (62 miles) south of Calgary on Highway 22, 13 km (8 miles) south of Longview. From Calgary, go south on Highway 2, then west on Highway 540, cross over Highway 22 (also known as The Cowboy Trail) and continue going west for approximately half a kilometer.

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