VHS would like to thank everyone who has supported our ongoing efforts against cruelty to rodeo animals at the Calgary Stampede. Another Stampede is over and two more animals are dead — a chuckwagon horse and a steer. The steer is the third to die in the steer-wrestling event in the last five years. More than 80 animals have died at the Stampede since 1986. It is frustratingRead More »
The Calgary Stampede is an annual rodeo, exhibition and festival held every July in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The ten-day event, which bills itself as "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth", attracts over one million visitors per year and features one of the world's largest rodeos, a parade, midway, stage shows, concerts, agricultural competitions, chuckwagon racing and First Nations exhibitions.