The RCMP recently hosted an event in Lacombe in support of local charities. The RCMP Musical Ride is a Canadian tradition since 1876 where a troop of 32 scarlet coated “Mounties” on majestic black horses present a 30 minute show of intricate figures and cavalry drills choreographed to music. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

WATCH: RCMP Musical Ride in Lacombe supports Blackfalds Food Bank, Blackfalds FCSS Winter Coat program

Lacombe Ag grounds recently played host to the ride.

The Lacombe Ag grounds recently played host to the RCMP Musical Ride.

The ride has been in Canada since 1876 and feature an RCMP troop of mounties on back horse, performing a series of drills choreographed to music.

The ride supports charities all across Canada and this year supported the Blackfalds Food Bank and the Blackfalds FCSS Winter Coat program.

The event was preceded by an RCMP Police Dog Service Training demonstration.



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