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Musical Ride

The Musical Ride of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is a formal event showcasing the equestrian skills performed by thirty-two cavalry who are regular Members of the Force. The event is held in Canada and worldwide to promote the RCMP. The first official Ride was held in 1887 in Regina, Saskatchewan and commanded by Inspector William George Matthews.

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RCMP horsemen performing at the 1939 World's Fair.

The Musical Ride is featured on the Canadian fifty-dollar bill produced from 1969-1979, seen here.

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