RCMP MUSICAL RIDE DAZZLES RUSSELL
The RCMP’s Musical Ride visited Russell during their tour, last Friday, June 1st, at the Russell Fairgrounds.
The RCMP Musical Ride is performed by a full troop of 32 riders and their horses. Their performances consist of intricate figures and drills choreographed to different music. he Musical Ride travels the country and performs in up to 50 communities across nada between the months of May and October.
"It was a lot of work," said event organizer Connie Johnson. "But when I saw the big rucks arriving with the horses, I thought Wow this Is what It's all about:" The 2018
RCMP Musical Ride in Russell was spon-sored by the Lions Club of Russell.
About 2500 people came out to witness this Canadian experience. The Capital Cowgirls, a group of 10 women performing horseback routines. were the opening act to the RCMP Musical Ride. The Canadian Canine Training Academy also joined after-awards to showcase their PTSD service dogs In action. There was also a special tribute to the late Jonathan Pitre — the training academy designated Pitre's dog, Gibson, as an honorary service dog for his -outstanding service dog qualities," such as knowing not to jump on his owner and staying by his side for Ion baths.
Le Carrousel de la GRC s’est arrêté au Russell Fairgrounds à Russell lors de sa tournée en Ontario, le 1er juin dernier. Le Carrousel de la GRC est exécuté par une troupe de 32 cavaliers et leurs montures. Leurs performances consistent en des figures complexes et des exercices chorégraphiés sur différentes musiques. Le Carrousel parcourt le pays et se produit dans jusqu’à 50 communautés à travers le Canada entre les mois de mai et d’octobre. Environ 2500 personnes de la communauté ont assisté au spectacle.—