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Ranchman’s Ridin’ & Recitin’ takes place at Swift Current's Kinetic Exhibition Park

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Bryce Burnett (award winning cowboy poet) was there in 2015. Bryce Burnett (award winning cowboy poet) was there in 2015. File photo

All are welcome to Swift Current Agricultural and Exhibition’s 10th annual Ranchman’s Ridin’ & Recitin’ at Kinetic Exhibition Park Sept. 24-25. 


Whether you are from the city or the country, here is an opportunity to witness and be part of Swift Current’s western heritage through ranching events, livestock, heavy horse, ranch rodeo, stock dog, music, food, exhibitors and good ol’ fashion country fun.
Admission is free.
All who attend will have an opportunity to witness ranching and farming community life as it was in the past and continues to be practiced today.
Ag & Ex Association board members, with Grant Scheirlinck as the Ranchman’s chairman, have scheduled entries that include participants and visitors from all across southwestern Saskatchewan and Alberta.
Guests of all ages will have the opportunity to observe ranching events that include: stock dog trials, heavy horse competitions, cattle pen show, ranch horse competitions, the fourth annual Young Ranchman’s All Breed Show and little Ranchers Program. Entries are welcome for the highly successful Bull Pit Alley.
On Sunday at 1:30 p.m., the Ranch Rodeo features the activities of the working ranch in a competitive, action-filled afternoon of entertainment.
Local exhibitors include talented artists, a rope-maker, a saddle-maker, western-style home decor, art work, tack and more. Doc’s Town volunteers will be serving their famous pie and ice cream along with chili, beef buns, and hot dogs at the Burnham Booth. 
Bryce Burnett (award winning cowboy poet) along with Noel Burles from Coalhurst, (international instrumentalist/story-teller), will perform on Saturday from 4-6 p.m. Enjoy the finest in country-western entertainment.
More than 140 Young Ranchman’s and Little Ranchers will take part in public speaking, educational messages, mixers, judging and all breed livestock Competitions. Tickets are available for the Banquet Saturday evening being held in the Palliser Building.
Ranchman’s Ridin’ & Recitin’ continues to be a vibrant showcase of Saskatchewan’s southwest western history where prairie roots run deep.
Contact the Ag & Ex office for more detailed information and event entry forms at 306-773-2844, or visit the Ag & Ex website where the chute is always open at: www.swiftcurrentex.com.
Come on down — we hope to see everyone at Kinetic Exhibition Park arenas and barns.

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