Ox Pulls- summer 2016

One of Nova Scotia’s summertime traditions.

Many communities and towns in Nova Scotia hold Ox Pulls during the summer and fall. Oxen pulling is perhaps the most traditional agricultural competition still being held at county fairs. These pulls are very popular with fair patrons, not only because they are exciting, but because they are such a demonstration of skill, power and teamwork.

Our son’s wife, Kristina’s Father and Brother have been working with oxen for years!! It’s quite interesting to watch them. We don’t often get chance but the few times we have seen them in action it’s quite something!


It’s Ox Pull season along the South Shore…Canada Day, end of July at The Big Ex, and then varies fairs and Caledonia Exhibition. Good Luck Boys, wishing you a great season!


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Adventure For Two

I am from Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada and I'm back from traveling with my husband on an expat assignment to foreign lands. 2011-2012 we were in Shenyang, China. Spring 2012- Spring 2013 we were in Resende,RJ Brazil then back to Shenyang, China in July 2013 until the end of July 2014. Expat life WAS amazing! Adventure abounds no matter where we travel to. We really enjoyed the amazing opportunity to live and experience culture and tradition in these places. BUT now we are finished and adjusting to life in our small town in Canada. Our days of travel and adventure are not over.

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