b'2023 Report to the Community Calgary Stampede 26Guests gather outside the Nutrien Western Event Centre to look at the History in the Dust mural projectA century of thundering hooves and roaring crowdsDawson Hay teams up with Xplosive Skies for are captured in this piece by artist Paul Van Ginkel the 2023 Saddle Bronc Riding ChampionshipMural UnveilingStampede Stock This year, the Calgary Stampede Foundation, in collaboration withThe Stampede Ranch has been home to our world renownedthe Calgary Stampede Chuckwagon and Public Art Committees,Born to BuckTM breeding program and stock contracting business was proud to present the History in the Dust mural project, a nod tosince 1961. The program was created when we identified the need the celebration of 100 years of Chuckwagons in 2023, which isfor highly skilled equine athletes that could match the talents of mounted on the side of the Nutrien Western Event Centre onthe competing cowboys.Stampede Park.Today, we are a stock contractor to some of the worlds mostHighlighting a moment in history, artist Paul Van Ginkel shared hiselite rodeos. More than 240 Stampede horses competed inenthusiasm for the Calgary Stampede and the Chuckwagon racesrodeos across north America in 2023, with 97 first place finishes through an incredible work of visual art. The thrill of 100 years ofand competitors winning more than $1.2 million in partnership Chuckwagon racing is captured in this stunning art piece that willwith them.be enjoyed by the community for many years to come.'