The most spectacular rodeo on the planet
• The most spectacular rodeo on the planet
Calgary Stampede - an annual rodeo and exhibition festival, which takes place in July in Canada. The motto of the event - "the coolest show in the open air on Earth." It is expected that this year will set a new attendance record for the festival. The previous one was installed in 2012 - then the rodeo visited almost half a million visitors.
The first Calgary Stampede was held in 1886, but only became a regular festival held since 1923.
Horse cowboy throws during a competition for beginners.
Calgary Stampede today - is one of the largest rodeo in the world. In recent years, against the meeting increasingly protesting animal protection organization.
Calgary Stampede - it is also a feast for the indigenous people of Calgary and throughout the province of Alberta
The festival organizes competitions for the younger audience.
Macmillan Kennedy toured pony.
This festival is not just for cowboys! - Kovgorl with Calgary Stampede flag takes part in the opening ceremony.
Another effective girl - participant of the opening ceremony of the Calgary Stampede.
Calgary Stampede is also lots of activities, a barbecue, but above all ... a traditional Canadian pancake breakfast.
Every year, the rodeo attracts hordes of tourists from around the world. It is interesting that after 9 months after the end of the festival, the birth spike observed in the vicinity
Competition dressage bareback.
A second before falling.
With the bulls better not to joke - is fraught with at least the fall.
A real cowboy.