A Hamiota couple is putting heart and soul into the upcoming World Clydesdale Show, slated to touch down in Manitoba in 2021. Reg and Carol Madsen come by their interest honestly, having showed at the event in Madison, Wisconsin, and they and other show families are excited to showcase their home province with the event.
The front page of the June 1888 issue of The Nor-West Farmer and Manitoba Miller featured the Clydesdale stallion “Splendour” owned by Mr. James Walker, Esq. It had captured the first prize and diploma at Portage la Prairie, and was son of the Prince Imperial, which won first prize at the Royal International Show in
Madsen s Clydesdales may be a small breeding operat ion, but the quality of registered draft horses being produced has enriched the lives of Reg and Carol Madsen and their family for over 30 years, at home and at small-town or big-city shows. What s best about the draft horses is having foals and seeing
Two Strathclair, Manitobaarea sisters know full well how the adage, “if you want a stable friendship – get a horse,” rings true. The lives of Charity and Britney Martin are enriched through the pleasures of being involved in the horse industry. Not from a light horse perspective, but having a fondness for animals that stand
The Clydesdale is a breed of heavy draft horse developed in and deriving its name from the district in Scotland where it was founded. Its type was evolved by the farmers of Lanarkshire, through which the River Clyde flows. The old name for Lanarkshire is Clydesdale. The most common colour in the Clydesdale breed is
“Competing in the show ring doesn’t build character, it reveals character.” – LINDA BANGA It takes drive for a woman to compete in the heavy horse world. Just ask Janice Rutherford, a Grosse Isle Manitoba farmer who got hooked on Percherons after marrying into agriculture and moving to the country. “I did not start showing