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RCMP Musical Ride coming to town June 9-10

Watch world-renowned team of 32 horses and riders

Northern Legacy Horse Farm in Whitefish hosts the RCMP Musical Ride June 9-10.

Every year, the world-renowned Musical Ride, featuring 32 horses and riders, brings its show to communities across the country to perform a variety of figures and drills choreographed to music. 

The show provides the public with an opportunity to experience the heritage and traditions of the RCMP and raise funds for local charities across Canada. 

The festival runs 12-5 p.m. both days, with the musical ride beginning at 3 p.m. The pre-show for Saturday will be the Blue Saints Drum & Bugle Corps and on Sunday the Greater Sudbury Police Service Pipe & Drum Band.

There will be numerous food and merchandise vendors on hand. Other activities include four different inflatables including an obstacle course, Bazooka Blast, Face Painting, Science North En Route, Northern Exotics, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry display, Greater Sudbury Police Service display and the Kubota Interactive Semi Truck provided by Tracks & Wheels Sudbury.

Live entertainment each day includes Low Key from Capreol at 12 p.m., JoPo & the Rize at 1:30 p.m. and Dave McNabb at 4 p.m.

Tickets cost $15 each, which children three and under getting in for free. They're available in Sudbury at Greenhawk Equestrian on Notre Dame Avenue and the TSC Store in Southridge Mall, Lively at Walden Home Hardware, Capreol at Lynn’s Place, Pro Hardware, The Firehouse Restaurant and M&R Grill, Val Caron at Metro, Hanmer at Pharmasave and Onaping Falls at Levack Mini-Mart, Onaping Kwik-Way and Dowling IDA Pharmacy.

They're also available online through Snap'd Sudbury.

Shuttle buses will be available. See the schedule in the photo gallery.

You can also take part in the RCMP Appreciation Dinner June at starting at 6 p.m. at Science North's Vale Cavern. Tickets to this event cost $50 each. Phone Carrie Morin at 705-918-1978 or Randy Crisp at 705-919-2413.

All proceeds go to the Onaping Falls Recreation Committee Inc. and the Capreol Centennial Committee.