Announcing our 2014 Cowboy Trail Photo Contest Winners

Posted on: January 8th, 2015

It’s a pleasure to announce the winners of our annual Experience the Cowboy Trail Photo Contest! Our contestants submitted a variety of photos taken on or near the Cowboy Trail that captured the essence of Western life. Thank you to all who entered and who voted. And now: the winners:

Congratulations to Andrew Penner, who won the Judges Award Grand Prize for the photo “Cowboy Silhouette.” Andrew won a 3-Day Horse Adventure for 2 people at The Outpost at Warden Rock!

"Cowboy Silhouette" - contest entry by Andrew Penner

“Cowboy Silhouette” – by Andrew Penner

Congratulations to our 2nd place Judges Award winner, Bo-rum Hammond. Bo-rum’s prize for the entry “Western Spirit” is 2 Night’s Accommodation, Meals and Wagon Ride at Em-Te Town!


“Western Spirit” – by Bo-rum Hammond

Ron Smith’s photo “Cowboy standing on his horse” was a hit with our readers. Ron won the prize for the Voting Category Award: a Full Day Rafting Adventure for 2 people with Otter Rafting Adventures AND Stay & Play at Raven Meadows Golf (2 nights camping & 2 rounds of golf for 2 people).


“Cowboy standing on his horse” – by Ron Smith

Stay tuned for the launch of our 2015 Cowboy Photo Contest on May 1, 2015. Meanwhile, you can enter our 2014 Mountain Parks Photo Contest through March 31, 2015. To enter that contest, please click here. And while you’re there, be sure to vote for your favourite!

Also, note that if you you upload a high res copy (300 DPI) of your photo to the Mountain Parks Photo Contest, we will consider using it in our next issue.  Perhaps it will be our next cover shot! The maximum file size you can upload on the site is 2 Mb. If your image file is larger than that, please email

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