World Professional Standings
Major Awards And Victories
- 2018: Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede
2019 was another great season for Cody. He qualified for the semi-final round at the Ponoka Stampede, made the playoff round at the Century Downs World Finals, and for the second consecutive year placed a career best tenth in the World Standings. 2019 also saw Cody post 16 top ten runs, including 2 runs that cracked the top five. Three top ten overall aggregate finishes were his best of the year.
Cody is a 2nd-generation chuckwagon driver whose father is former Calgary Stampede track record holder Glen Ridsdale. Cody started his career at the tender age of 15 with the Western Chuckwagon Association (WCA) in 2003, has won 3 WCA show championships, and qualified for the championship final heat at the WCA’s season ending event in Dawson Creek in 2007.
Cody enjoys hockey and hunting, owns Ridsco Oilfield Services and works for the family logging businesses in the off season. In 2019 Cody started Homestretch Horse Transport, a company providing safe, reliable transportation for horses.
Originally from Paddle Prairie, Alberta, Cody and his fiancée Katrina make their home in Fairview, Alberta.