Below you'll find the past few Spirit of the West Shows.
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The current show - #21410 Weekend of March 8th, 2014:
The Spirit of the West
Barb and Bud McBride in Hugh & Billie's Cabin on the Island Princess where
they recorded the interview. Note the nice view outside the window.
A legend in the North American Cattle Industry, Bud McBride is Hugh's guest this week. Bud recalls riding in cattle cars
across the country taking show cattle from the west to some of the biggest shows in the east. Baxer Black takes aim at the
folks who blame climate change on agriculture and he really takes the gloves off. Hugh discusses the danger of to much
densitizing is not good for a horse and in fact can make him unsafe. The music this week is terrific and there's a special
piece of cowboy that salutes our gold medal winning teams.
Show - #21409 Weekend of March 1st, 2014:
Show - #21409
Bringing you the best music in the west and today Hugh give you the details on the 2015
of the West cruise and gets you ready for The Kamloops Cowboy Festival starting March 13th
You'll get to evesdrop on some of the dining room conversations with the Spirit of the West Cruise group on this show, Jim
Reinbold swaps ranching stories with other guests and Hugh will reveal the details of the next cruise this week. You'll hear
an exclusive preview of a great new cd of western music, some valuable horse training advice, Baxter Blacks views on left
handed team ropers and much more.
Show - #21408 Weekend of Febuary 22nd, 2014:
Show - #21408
There's a big calf on the end of this rope, honest!"
Enjoying winter but we're sure looking forward to spring branding.
Cody's first session dragging calves last April.
This week rodeo legend Dave Shields Sr. recalls some of his greatest adventures flying small airplanes. From cows on
the run way to snagging power lines and fences, it's a different kind of cowboy adventure and it's spellbinding.
Some beautiful music of the west rangeland news horse training help and Baxter Black all to keep you entertained
Show - #21407 Weekend of Febuary 15th, 2014:
Show - #21407
Hugh & Lucky on the Eastern slopes of the Rockies. We stopped at Jim & Lynda's Place on the High
Lonesome Ranch on our way to the Red Deer Mane Event. Photo by Lynda McLennan.
This week you'll hear five unforgettable songs of the including a long forgotten classic. You'll hear
some real life adventures from roping bulls to how using a new way to take the twine off a round bale
caused a team to run away. Having a cell phone ring while a cowboy was trying to cross a fragile bridge
on a spooky colt is what you'll hear in the cowboy poetry spotlight. There's the Horse Training File and
of course Baxer Black making this another hour of great radio.
Show - #21406 Weekend of Febuary 8th, 2014:
Show - #21406
Douglas Lake Ranch now one of the biggest in North America.
Hugh's guest this week is Joe Gardiner the manager of the famous Douglas Lake ranch. They'll discuss
the recent purchase of the historic Quilchena Cattle company and all that this huge development means
to both ranches and the industry in general. The music and poetry featured this week reflects the
environment of a big cattle operation and all that goes with it. Hugh helps a young rider who sees some
problems developing in her new horse and the Rangeland news looks at the latest issues in agriculture.