Below you'll find the past few Spirit of the West Shows.
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The current show - #21446 Weekend of November 15th, 2014:
The Spirit of the West
Scot Purdum, Dale Clearwater and Brandi Lyons each share a spectacular story on this week's show. We've uploaded some
neat video footage for you to watch in your Windows Media Player as you listen to this week's show.
Some of the spectacular adventures folks who live the ranching life have come to life on this show. Brandi Lyons,
daughter of famous horse trainer John Lyons, shares the story of a mare giving birth inside her trailer on a long trip
across the country, Dale Clearwater describes one of his rare buck offs, and Scott Purdum got an amazing surprise working
with a problem horse. This show has great music and valuable information to keep you ridin' along.
Show - #21445 Weekend of November 8th, 2014:
Show - #21445
Hugh on Lucky and Drover boss Charlie Coldwell on one of the famous
Kamloops Cattle Drives like the one Ernie Dobson remembers on this show.
After a gruelling day trying to move contrary cattle in 100 degree heat Hugh sat down and recorded a conversation Ernie Dobson.
They were working together on a cattle drive in 1994 and you'll hear about this adventure and several more they've had since.
You'll hear the real music of today's working cowboys from Texas to Northern B.C. along with this week's classic song of the
west and the story behind it. Baxter Blacks real life story of an event on a ranch in B.C. is not to be missed and Hugh has
some valuable horse training advice that could keep things safer for you and your horse.
Show - #21444 Weekend of November 1st, 2014:
Show - #21444
The cowboy poetry spotlight this week has great narrations of the Classic
"When They've Finished Shippin' Cattle In The Fall"
With record high prices for calves and yearlings this fall its's crucial for ranchers to get some wise advice from financial
experts and this week Hugh brings in Bruce Tate, vice president of Agriculture for MNP to share some real life case
histories and look at how to best make use of your income. There's some really special music and a very interesting horse
training file as well as the Rangeland News to keep you entertained and informed.
Show - #21443 Weekend of October 25th, 2014:
Show - #21443
Looks like most of the cows are down from the summer range. Not even any fresh
tracks out here. Billie took this shot of Hugh & Stanley looking for remnants.
With some of those crisp clean songs of the west, some sensible horse training advice and the cowboy wisdom of Baxter Black,
this is a show with lots of appeal. Missouri cowboy Jeff Anslinger describes his adventures capturing wild cattle in the
Ozarks and his thought on what a real cowboy should be. There's a captivating piece of cowboy poetry and some interesting
information on the Rangeland News as well.
Show - #21442 Weekend of October 18th, 2014:
Show - #21442
Some fast action with Hugh on Stanley, Gord on Fancy and Vic on JJ during the fall work.
Capturing wild cattle in the Ozarks, saving yearling steers caught inside a culvert, swimming cows and calves across a
swollen creek, the adventures experienced by the folks you hear from on this show will have you amazed. The mix of pure
western music will reflect the beauty of the west along with sound horse training advice and the News of the Rangeland.