Big ride - Meeting Creek’s Layton Green makes his saddle bronc ride June 27 at the Ponoka Stampede, scoring an 82, with a good shot at making the finals on July 2. The final results of the Stampede were not known at press time. See more photos on page 3. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

PHOTOS: Bashaw area competitors at the Stampede

Several Bashaw and area cowboys and cowgirls were forces at the Ponoka Stampede last week

By Jordie Dwyer

Several Bashaw and area cowboys and cowgirls were forces at the Ponoka Stampede last week

 

Shannon Leguerrier from Donalda takes the turn around her second barrel in the Ponoka Stampede barrel racing event June 27. Leguerrier ran a time of 18.215, which wasn’t enough to earn a spot to go for the big money in the finals. Photos by Jordie Dwyer

Donalda’s Shaylee McMann heads for the line after coming around the final barrel at the Ponoka Stampede June 27. Her time of 17.995 was good enough on opening day, but McMann was knocked out of big money contention as three racers did better the very next day.

Canadian champion bulldogger Cody Cassidy gets down quick on this steer during the opening day performance of the Ponoka Stampede June 27. This run came in at 4.0 seconds, for a combined time of 14.8 and a great chance at making more money in the finals July 2. The results of the Stampede were not available at press time.

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