Local Glenn Stewart finishes among the top at the Calgary Stampede

first_imgStewart says he was extremely impressed with the entire event, from the newly designed course, to the enthusiastic crowd that packed the Calgary Saddledome regularly. He says the toughest part of the event was memorizing the track, a feat which he only had a short time to do.He also gives credit to the creativity of the newly designed course, as well as the calibre of competitors he was up against.Stewart claims the entire Rodeo experience was positive, one that he was able to share with his family and friends. He says he is excited to compete again next year, as it marks the centennial year of the Calgary Stampede.To view Stewart’s three runs, please visit his official website.Advertisement A local Natural Hosemanship expert was looking to defend his title at this years` Calgary Stampede.Glenn Stewart, instructor and owner of the Horse Ranch in Fort St. John, and his faithful stallion, Genuine Jet Smooth, recently competed in the Extreme Cowboy Up Challenge, which took place between July 9 and 11.- Advertisement -Stewart entered the competition as the man to beat, as the he was the defending champion, placing first in the event last year. Although, he was unable to duplicate his first place run, he finished third, with an overall score of 119.765 out of a possible 130 points.First place was awarded to Runt Rageth with a score of 128.255 and second to James Anderson with a score of 121.725.Stewart and Smooth started off the competition fiercely, finishing atop the leader board after the first day. However, two third-place finishes on days two and three earned him third place in the event.According to Stewart, his third place finish was the result of some rushing on his behalf. He says had he slowed down just a bit, he could have been much more precise in his ride and maybe finished in a higher position. Regardless, he is pleased with his results and especially pleased with the performance of Genuine Jet Smooth.Advertisementlast_img

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