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Preventing rodeo injuries

For 10 days in July, mild-mannered Calgarians don skin-tight wranglers, big shiny belts and even bigger Stetsons and go into "Stampede mode." Not much work gets done as cowboys, Indian princesses, ferris wheels and pancake breakfasts take hold of the city. From its humble beginnings in 1912 to the ongoing controversy over chuckwagon races, the Calgary Exhibition & Stampede continues to be Canada's annual salute to the good old days of the Wild West.

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Doctors try to help cowboys ride and fall safely.
Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: July 14, 2004
Host: Carole MacNeil
Reporter: Rick Boguski
Duration: 2:35
Footage Credit: Calgary Stampede

Last updated: June 24, 2013

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