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Schedule of events 2016

Percheron horses dressed up for Canada Day
Take a horse-drawn wagon ride through the historic site
© Parks Canada

Trail Ride - hosted by the Friends of the Bar U Historic Ranch Association

Saturday, August 6

Old Time Ranch Rodeo

Sunday, August 21

This crowd favourite is getting bigger! On Sunday morning, August 21 watch the cowboys' closest partners display their skills in the Ranch Horse Competition starting at 10 a.m. Then at 1 p.m. it's ground-pounding action as real cowboys compete in real working events in the Old Time Ranch Rodeo, held at the Bar U Ranch Special Events Arena. The Pekisko Creek Trade Show, chock full of cowboy gear, art and memorabilia is back this year and is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Chore Horse Competition

Sunday, September 11

Watch the ultimate partnership between person and horse. Teamsters guide their teams through a timed obstacle course to see who gets the right to bear the silver trophy buckle. The event starts at 1 p.m.


Download a printable version of our 2016 Special Events brochure:

2016 Special Events
(PDF, 380 KB)