Horses, horse lovers gather at Westerner Park

Horses and the people who love and admire them have amassed in Red Deer for Western Canada’s biggest equestrian trade show.

Horses and the people who love and admire them have amassed in Red Deer for Western Canada’s biggest equestrian trade show.

The 10th running of Red Deer’s edition of the Mane Event starts today at Westerner Park.

The event features training clinics, demonstrations, evening performances (tonight and Saturday) and a trade show offering everything equine, from calendars and greeting cards to training services and barn packages.

Doors are open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Evening performances, Equine Experience, open at 8:15 p.m.

Adult admission is $15 for the day or $40 for the weekend, with discounts for children seven to 12 and free for those who are six and under.

Equine Experience is an additional $10 for a guaranteed seat and must be purchased with a day or weekend admission.

Visit www.maneeventexpo.com for details, including a detailed schedule of events.

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