100 Years of Champions

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These horseshoes represent the strength of the iron that protects their animals from harm. This art installation honours the champions of the Calgary Stampede rodeo and chuckwagon races – the very heart of the annual celebration – people bringing forward their best and achieving excellence. These are the men and women who finished first in their respective events.

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1901 Bull Sale

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This mural was created to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1901 bull sale. Sixty-four head of purebred cattle were sold through the first bull sale held by the Territorial Purebred Cattle Breeders Association on April 12, 1901.

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A Salute to Dennis E. Massey

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From 1996 - 2002, Superintendent, Dennis Massey volunteered countless hours to proudly walk Stampede Park interacting with the public on behalf of the R.C.M.P. and its initiative to enhance community policing.

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By the Banks of the Bow

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As one of the largest pieces of art in North America, this is an ensemble of 15 horses and two cowboys that blends historical and modern day images into a larger-than-life exhibit that reflects the spirit of Calgary - from the influence of the Bow River to the significant role of the cowboy and the free spirit of the western horse.

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Courage and Thunder

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This sculpture's low and high relief work captures the essence of the chuckwagon teams stampeding and pounding together in close competition.

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Cyclone into the Sunset

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This mural depicts the 1912 Stampede rodeo ending under the lights of cars which surrounded the infield...

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Do Re Me Fa Sol La Si Do

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The heroic-size bronze sculpture of eight horses in motion celebrates the sister-city relationship that exists between Calgary and Quebec City; it a tribute to the past, present and the future of the two cities.

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Early Chuckwagon Race

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This mural depicts the first chuckwagon races in 1923 and was commissioned in honour if the 75th anniversary of the GMC Rangeland Derby.

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Early Stampede Parade

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This mural takes you back to the 1912 and 1919 Stampede Parades showing teams of buffalo, mounted bands and parade marshal Cappy Smart.

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International Seed Grain and Hay Exposition

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This mural shows the early seed and hay exhibitions hosted in Calgary since 1886.

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Life on the Range

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This fountain was built as a tribute to the dedicated volunteers of the Calgary Stampede. It is their tireless work through numerous committees and community spirit...

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Our Land – Our Future

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This bronze was created to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Calgary Agriculture Exhibition (1886 – 1986) and is dedicated to Alberta farm families.

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Outlaw

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This heroic-sized sculpture honours Outlaw, one of the greatest athletes to ever perform at the Calgary Stampede. Outlaw had a legendary career in the world of rodeo, being ridden only once for the full eight seconds in 71 trips out of the chute...

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Rainbow Trout

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The Elbow River is home to several species of fish, one of the most sought after by anglers is the rainbow trout. Fish, geese, ducks, hawks, squirrels, beavers and coyotes are all part of this ecosystem. As the largest private landowner along the Elbow River in the city, the Calgary Stampede takes environmental protection seriously and is the proud custodian of urban spaces and natural areas – including ENMAX Park.

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Round Up

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This bronze sculpture, appropriately titled "Roundup", depicts the western heritage that...

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Stampede Park Entrance

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The theme for this mural is the 1950s and 60s entrance to Stampede Park. The color and excitement was heightened by the location of Indian Village and its traditional tepees in Sun Tree Park.

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The Bronc Twister

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This statue is based on a drawing done by well-known California artist, Edward Borein which was the inspiration of the 1919 "Victory Day" Stampede celebrating the end of World War I.

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The Ceremonial Ride

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This mural depicts that mounted ride in the Horse Show Arena at Victoria Park. A letter to the Calgary Exhibition dated March 24, 1914, confirms...

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The Dream

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This mural depicts Guy Weadick's hopes for The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.

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The Ride

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This piece shows the bull and rider, the height and buck of his twist, rider leaning back with...

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