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  • A Story of being a Cowboy

    There's a Cowboy from Ontario, Canada that has tore up the rodeo trail and won a number of championships. And though he was was the reigning Two-Time Ontario Rodeo Association All Around Champion, Ontario Finals Rodeo and Year-end Champion Saddle Bronc Ri...
  • Lazy Sunday

    Lazy afternoon. @MarshallScully found and opened a dust-covered Garth Brooks box set and put on a disc. Booming through the stereo was stuff that I haven't heard (on radio or at events) in decades... but still remember almost every word for. It's amazing ...
  • A REACH Ranch Rodeo Recap - NYE Edition

    The tradition for almost a decade has been ringing in the new year in a rodeo arena, though the location has changed from time to time.  2014 was brought in with a stomp at the REACH Huron Centre in Clinton with a Ranch Rodeo and NYE Bash that gave 2...
  • Race Into the New Year: 2014 Blast-Off featuring 1/8 eBuggy at RC Acres ThunderDome

    The year 2014 was kicked off inside the ThunderDome at RC Acres with the "Race into the New Year" 2014 Blast-Off featuring 1/8 Scale eBuggy.  An exciting race was staged, with a limit of 30-entries due to the number of pits currently available, while...
  • 2,013 Thanks For A Great 2013!

    As I briefly reflect back on the past year of events, it turned out more awesome than I imagined. 45 events, 68 performances, 5 States and Provinces … stellar memories. My thanks to all of the producers, contractors, committees, organizations and indi...
  • RC Acres Christmas Electric Classic Recap

    The RC Acres ThunderDome hosted its first 2-day event featuring 1/8 Scale eBuggy and 1/10 Scale 4-wheel Drive Short Course Truck December 21st through 22nd, 2014.  As the event was staged at the most festive time of the year, it was entitled the RC A...
  • Skycraft Hobbies Invitational 1/8 Scale eBuggy Race

    The Skycraft Hobbies Invitational 1/8 Scale eBuggy Race inside the Thunderdome at RC Acres in Hamilton, Ontario was a day filled of intense racing once again.  19 Racers converged into the newly heated pits and began laying laps down in hopes of bein...
  • The Inaugural Invitational 1/8 Scale eBuggy Race to the Thunderdome at RC Acres

    The Inaugural Invitational 1/8 Scale eBuggy Race was held inside the Thunderdome at RC Acres in Hamilton, Ontario, on November 23rd, 2013. 25 Drivers from as far as Peterborough, Kingston and Ottawa in addition to surrounding Hamilton and Burford (and al...
  • An Update on my thoughts on Carrie Underwood and the HSUS

    November 7th started like any other day, but by the afternoon it would be a retro-rewind like no other.  My views on Carrie Underwood would go viral. Someone on the internet googled: "carrie underwood fights against rodeo", found my blog post, re-po...
  • Selected to 7th Ontario Finals Rodeo

    {youtube}EVaEqWxhozI{/youtube}I was selected to my 7th Ontario Finals Rodeo during the last Ontario Rodeo Association Board of Directors Meeting. Join us at the 2013 Ontario Finals Rodeo indoors at Show Arena at Ancaster Fairgrounds, Ancaster, Ontario, C...
  • Relive the Rodeo Excitement at Western Fair

    September 6th through 8th Rawhide Rodeo presented Ontario High School Rodeo and International Professional Rodeo sponsored by Med-On-Site inside the Case IH Agriplex at the 138th Western Fair inside the Western Fair District in London, Ontario, Canada. I...
  • The Code of the West… didn't migrate East, apparently

    As a rodeo professional, I conduct business like any other entity: Pitch, Negotiate, Agree, Perform, Recap.  Over the 10 years of doing this, a majority of these agreements have been a-la-Code of the West… on a Handshake.  If an event is simpl...
  • See all of the Saturday Performance of the 2013 Sun Parlour Rodeo!

    For the past number of years, CFTV - Cable 34 (channel 586 on Bell-TV) has filmed the Saturday Performance of the Sun Parlour Rodeo in Leamington, Ontario and aired it repeatedly over the course of the year. This year, they've shared online... see the ent...
  • Rodeo Recap from the 12th Sun Parlour Rodeo

    Crazy long Canadian Long Weekend... so, this week's Rodeo Recap was staged inside SuperDuty in the wee hours of the am. Full recap of the action, competition and atmosphere of the 12th Annual Sun Parlour Rodeo at Easy Walking Stables by the Pavao Family ...
  • Tee-Up for the #SunParlourRodeo

    This Saturday and Sunday, August 3rd and 4th, Rawhide Rodeo visits Leamington, Ontario for the 12th Sun Parlour Rodeo.  I'm excited as this will be my 10th visit as Announcer to the event and definitely look forward to this staple stop each and every...
  • Rodeo Radio... Crank it up!

    I'm super stoked... I will return to the on-air chair on Wednesday, August 14 as guest co-host of the Country 93 Morning Show with Donna Henry! Tune in on 93.7-FM in Grey-Bruce or online at www.Country93.ca View/Make Comments...
  • Ontario Horse Racing Industry Needs Our Input - Karen Dallimore

    What will Ontario horse racing look like in 2018? That’s the question that three former Cabinet Ministers – John Snobelin, Elmer Buchanan and John Wilkinson – are trying to figure out. They’re advisors in the Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel...
  • Kapuskasing Lumberjack Festival - Tee-up and Recap

    For the third consecutive year I joined Rawhide Rodeo Company in presenting Bull Riding, Bronc Riding and Barrel Racing at the Kapuskasing Lumberjack Heritage Festival in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada. Kapuskasing is probably the farthest North someone wo...
  • Congratulations to the Social Media Contest Winners going to Holstein Rodeo!

    Tons and tons of entries... 120 on Facebook, 200 on Twitter with 1,725 "Ballots", watch the "Live Draw" video to learn more about this year's 2013 Holstein Rodeo Weekend presented by the Egremont Optimist Club and to watch the raffles as they happened! {...
  • Two Chances to win Holstein Rodeo Weekend Passes!

    Enter to win one of TWO (2) WEEKEND PASSES to the Holstein Rodeo Weekend by Egremont Optimist Club July 11-14, 2013 in Holstein, Ontario, Canada! 4 Days/Nights including 3 Pro Rodeo Performances featuring Rawhide Rodeo Company and the Canadian Cowgirls Pr...