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Poll Results

Three horses have died during this year's Calgary Stampede chuckwagon races. Since 1986, around 100 horses have died in the races, should the sport be banned at the Stampede?

Yes: If it was a sport involving human deaths, it would already be banned. 59 votes 26.34 %

No: It should continue but with stricter safety standards. 66 votes 29.46 %

All animal-related Stampede competition should be banned. 22 votes 9.82 %

I like the chuckwagon races just the way they are. 77 votes 34.38 %

Total votes: 224


The poll is an unscientific sampling of public opinion intended solely to allow our readers to express themselves on issues of the day. Its findings may not be representative of the general population of Cochrane or other areas.