Inside the Royalty’s Equestrian Program with Janelle Phillips

Hi everyone! Queen Meagan here!

Today I am going to give you the inside scoop on our Equestrian Program with the expertise of our very own equestrian committee member, Janelle Phillips! Janelle was part of the 2009 Royal Trio as a Princess. Since then, she has been passionate about Stampede, our horses and our equestrian program. She describes how “Once the Calgary Stampede gets their hooks in you, it’s hard not to be a part of it.” And that I can definitely agree with!

Janelle with an equine friend

Janelle with an equine friend

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Why I wanted to be a part of the Stampede Royalty

Hey everyone! Queen Meagan here!

One of the things we are asked quite frequently about is what drew us to want to become part of the Stampede Royalty trio.

Every time I watched the rodeo, I would get a rush of butterflies when the fireworks went off and the Ranch Girls and Royalty flooded the arena. I always thought to myself, “One day, I want to do that!”

Showriders

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