With a history of professional rodeo athletes, past and present, Quesnel is coming out of the chutes of the pandemic hanging on and covering their beasts, these days. Some of those past athletes are mentoring the next generation, and it’s making a difference in youth numbers.
Former pros Steve Lloyd and Steve Thiessen are holding a breakaway roping and tie-down roping clinic, heading into the Junior provincials. Our city hosts that event this weekend, then the Senior provincials in June.
For more on this, see Page 7 of this week’s paper.