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  2021-22 Bar U Ranch News  
     
     
  * Opening Day - May 16, 2022  
     
     
     
  * 2021 FALL NEWSLETTER - Click to download  
     
     
     
  Friends of the Bar U Chore Horse Competition - Sept 19  
     
 
1st - Mike Hopp
with Percheron Team - Daisy and Doll 2nd Geoff Hoar,
with roan Belgian Team  -  Maude and Molly
1st - Mike Hopp
with Percheron Team - Daisy and Doll
2nd Geoff Hoar,
with roan Belgian Team  -  Maude and Molly

 
     
 
idan Hopp,
with Percheron Team  -  Jack and Flame Nathan Stone, with Percheron Team  -   Jim and Jerry
Aidan Hopp,
with Percheron Team  -  Jack and Flame
Nathan Stone
with Percheron Team  -   Jim and Jerry

 
     
 
Wayne Stordahl,
with Percheron Team  - King and Axel
Wayne Stordahl,
with Percheron Team  - King and Axel
 
     
     
     
  Friends of the Bar U Ranch Rodeo - Aug 15  
     
 
Duce Ranch 2nd - Parkview Farms, Wetaskiwin, AB
Winner: Duce Ranch, Magrath, Alberta
Colt Duce, Calin Duce, Kash Duce
Shayne Duce, Ethan Loxton
Second Place - Parkview Farms, Wetaskiwin, AB
Janelle Cameron, Mike Schmidt,
Tony VandenBrink, Austin Schmidt
 
     
 
hird Place: Rough Riders, Waterton, AB Fourth Place: Soderglen Ranches, Airdrie, AB
Third Place: Rough Riders, Waterton, AB
Curtis Wynder, Clay Neilson, Garett Nish, Ryley Nish
Fourth Place: Soderglen Ranches, Airdrie, AB
Natalie Benjamin, Jared Sherman,
Dan Scott, Kyle Jiohnson
 
     
 
Top Cowgirl: Janelle Cameron, Parkview Farms
Top Cowgirl: Janelle Cameron, Parkview Farms
 
     
 
Top Hand:
Curtis Wynder, Rough Riders Top Using Horse: Jared Sherman, Soderglen
Top Hand:
Curtis Wynder, Rough Riders
Top Using Horse:
Jared Sherman, Soderglen

 
     
     
     
  New - Hike or cycle the Bar U Ranch Peksiko Creek Trail - This new 3 km loop trail provides an opportunity for visitors to experience the Bar U Ranch outside of its historic core.

... details here
 
     
     
     
     
 
NOW AVAILABLE!

Friends & Neighbours of the Bar U Pioneer Families History Book

* click here for purchase details
 
     
     
     
  2020 FALL NEWSLETTER - Click to download  
     
     
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  Friends of the Bar U Ranch Forms  
 
BRAND BOARD APPLICATION- Microsoft Word version
BRAND BOARD APPLICATION- PDF version
 
     
     
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  Our 2020 Chore Horse Competition was held on September 13
We had a good crowd, a beautiful day and 10 competitors! Thank you to our judges - Dwight Beard and Ray Van Tighem and to our Silver Buckle sponsors - Highwood Valley Ranch and Earl Ranches. 

First Place: Geoff Hoar (third year in a row!)
Second Place: Mike Hopp
Third Place: Nathan Stone
People's Choice: Floyd Mullaney with his Percheron Team - Bert and Ernie
 
 
Greg Hoar Nathan Stone
Geoff Hoar Nathan Stone
 
 
Bar U Chore Horse competition Chore Horse Competition
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  2020 Bar U Ranch Opening update  
     
     
     
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  2020 STOCKMAN'S DINNER HIGHLIGHTS  
     
  Congratulations to the families honoured at this year's Friends of the Bar U Ranch Stockman's Dinner  
     
     
 
Bedingfeld family
Bedingfeld family
 
     
 
Broomfield family Garstin Family
Broomfield family Garstin family
 
     
     
     
     
  2019 Bar U Ranch News  
     
     
     
  2019 FALL NEWSLETTER - Click to download  
     
     
     
  2019 RANCH RODEO  
     
     
 
1st - Grizzly Springs Ranch Waterton, AB 2nd - Meadow Springs Ranch, Mountain View, AB
First place:
(3rd year in a row) Grizzly Springs Ranch Waterton, AB
Prize: Hand woven saddle pads from
Primrose Cowboy Trappings, Etzikom, AB and trip
to finals in Edmonton.
Sponsor: Friends of the Bar U
Second place:
Meadow Springs Ranch, Mountain View, AB
Prize: Horse hair Mecate ropes from Jim Townshend
Sponsor: Integrity Post Structures, Okotoks, AB
 
     
 
3rd - Rocking P Ranch, Nanton, AB 4th - Bar Box Cattle Company, Wetaskawin, AB
Third place:
Rocking P Ranch, Nanton, AB
Prize: Hand crafted spur straps
from Kim Anton Leatherwork
Sponsor: Earl Ranches, Longview, AB
Fourth place:
Bar Box Cattle Company, Wetaskawin, AB
Prize: 50' ranch ropes sponsored by
Tongue Creek Ranch, Turner Valley, AB
 
     
 
Greg Hoar Natalie Benjamin Natalie Benjamin
Greg Hoar
Winner, Ranch Horse Competition
Bar U Ranch Rodeo
Natalie Benjamin
Winner, Top Cowgirl
Bar U Ranch Rodeo
Natalie Benjamin
Winner, Top Horse
Bar U Ranch Rodeo
 
     
 
Jordie Waters Women of the Wild West
Jordie Waters
Winner, Top Hand - Bar U Ranch Rodeo
Women of the Wild West
Bar U Ranch Rodeo Grand Entry
 
     
 
Women of the Wild West
Women of the Wild West
Friends of the Bar U Ranch Rodeo 2019
 
     
     
     
  2019 CHORE HORSE COMPETITION  
     
     
     
 
Greg Hoar & Theresa Chipchase Greg Hoar
Greg Hoar - Winner
Bar U Ranch Board Member
Theresa Chipchase presenting
Greg Hoar - Winning Team
Bar U Ranch Chore Horse Competition
 
     
 
Nathan Stone Austin Veno
Nathan Stone
2nd, Bar U Ranch Chore Horse Competition
Austin Veno
3rd, Bar U Ranch Chore Horse Competition
 
     
     

     
     
     
     
   
     
     
 
Annual Bar U Ranch Rodeo
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