2019 Working Cow Horse Classic

Competition will be held on Thursday, July 11 and Friday, July 12, 2019. 

Event Dates and Location

Event Dates: July 11–12, 2019
Location: Nutrien Western Event Centre



Thursday, July 11

Warm Up:     10:00 a.m. - 1:00p.m. Northern Lights Arena

Competition: 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Nutrien Western Event Centre

Friday, July 12

Warm Up:      TBD

Competition:  3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Class Schedule to come soon!



Anyone entering Canada must have a valid Passport.

Non-residents of Canada will be subject to a 15% withholding tax on all prize monies awarded as required by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Non-residents of Canada may apply to the CRA to have the 15% withholding tax returned.  To file a claim with the CRA, complete and submit the following information:

 Canada Revenue Agency Non Withholding Tax Return Information






Stampede Park Arrival Information
Entry to Stampede Park is through the Nat Christie Gate off 25th Avenue SE.  Once you enter the gates you will be directed to the accreditation trailer to pick up your exhibitor package. Your Exhibitor Package will include all of your accreditation passes as well as your parking pass. Competitors will be parked in the Infield Parking Lot. Due to limited space please travel together as much as possible. 

Parking Information to come soon!


Stampede Entry
An official photo accreditation badge will be required by all competitors to access Stampede Park for the 2019 Calgary Stampede.  A new accreditation must be issued each year.  In addition to granting you access to Stampede Park, the Agriculture Accreditation badge gives you access to the Grandstand Rush areas for the Rodeo, Chuckwagons, and Evening Show.  The badge must be purchased on the entry form for a fee of $35.00 (G.S.T. included). These badges are a privilege of the exhibitors, and will be limited. Exhibitors are responsible for lost or forgotten badges.


Transportation of Animals
Health Requirements – Importation of Animals from the United States (General):
Please refer to the CFIA website for the most up to date information on import/export regulations.
For information regarding transporting horses in Alberta please see:
Transporting Horses in Alberta
Alberta Livestock Transportation Documents
If you require clarification or you have concerns about the previous information, please contact Agriculture Administration at (403) 261-0320.

For information on Calgary please click here.  For accommodation information for surround areas please click here.  For campground information around Calgary please click here.

For stalling information please click here. Additional stalling available at Cochrane Agriculture Society

**Please note there is no overnight staling on Stampede Park**
American Port of Entry – Sweetgrass, Montana (406) 335-2142 
Canadian Port of Entry – Coutts, Alberta (403) 344-3808 – www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca
Documents for complete information see Health Requirements 



The Western Performance Horse Committee conducts the Working Cow Horse Classic Competition.