The Coronation parade and rodeo went off without a hitch this year as residents celebrated the weekend on Fri. July 6 and Sat. July 7. The parade featured children and adults alike promoting their clubs and businesses.
The Coronation Pro Rodeo began on Friday, boasting of experienced cowboys and horsewomen.
Pascal Isabelle of Okotoks scored 80 points on Outlaw Bucker’s D-3 Barcelona City, earning him first place for bareback riding. Dallas Frank of Stony Plain and Brock Butterfield of Ponoka tied for first in the steer wrestling category at 4.7 seconds. Mayerthorpe local Dusty Golden scored 78.5 points for steer riding. More information can be found on the Canadian Pro Rodeo Association website at www.rodeocanada.com/results.
Kiptyn Bossert (4) throws some candy from a float during the parade on Saturday morning. (ECA Review/T.Huxley)
Claira Callaway (2) shows her aunt Ashlyn Faber a piece of candy that she gathered from the Coronation Parade on Sat. July 7. Things kicked off on Fri. July 6 with the opening of the Coronation Pro Rodeo held at the rodeo grounds near the campground. Cauy Schmidt and Chase Tkach of Coronation made an appearance to compete in the Steer Riding event at their hometown rodeo. Dusty Golden of Mayerthorpe won the steer riding category with a score 78.5 points at the end of the weekend. The parade began on Saturday morning where local businesses and clubs promoted their organizations by tossing candy to the crowd. (ECA Review/T.Huxley)
Pascall Isabelle of Okotoks hangs on for dear life as his bronc regains its stance during the bareback portion of the Coronation Pro Rodeo on Sat. July 7. (ECA Review/T.Huxley)
Chad Chulick smiles at a friend before returning to visualizing his upcoming ride. (ECA Review/T.Huxley)
Jett Lambert preps himself for his upcoming ride. (ECA Review/T.Huxley)