Jan 17, 2017 Comments Off
The Can-Am All Breeds Equine Expo is thrilled to announce its return to the Markham Fairgrounds for the 2017 show! Eastern Canada’s premier equine event will take place March 31, April 1-2, 2017 bringing together thousands of horse lovers and industry partners all under one roof for a great weekend for everyone from the seasoned horse person to the weekend rider and everything in between! The Can-Am Equine Expo will continue to feature a lineup of international clinicians, family-fun entertainment and performances, equine breed showcases, all indoor shopping and free on-site parking!
Their new roster of clinicians includes the 2016 National Finals Rodeo specialty act and Mustang Makeover Winner, Bobby Kerr who will host a horsemanship clinic on breaking a young horse and will also be starring in the Evening Extravaganza show alongside his amazing mustangs! Can-Am welcomes 2016 Rio Olympic Dressage rider, Belinda Trussell to our lineup of clinicians! Setting national high score records in Rio, Belinda will be sharing her dressage experience with attendees in the presentation ring all weekend long. With over 35 years of experience coaching top athletes in showjumping and three day eventing, Pan-Am Gold Medalist Danny Foster will be sharing his knowledge, presenting clinics in the main arena and in the classroom. Calgary Stampede’s 2014 “Cowboy Up Challenge” Champion, Kateri Cowley will be featured alongside the Xtreme Cowboy competitions, educating riders and audiences on how to maneuver horses over, under and through obstacles while out on the trails. Taking a year off from the Can-Am Equine Expo to work with equestrian gold and silver medalists on team Great Britain, Russell Guire has returned to host a biomechanics clinic, focusing on the rider’s position to help improve the horse’s performance.
The Evening Extravaganza show
The Evening Extravaganza show is always a highlight to end a full day of shopping, presentations, lectures and clinics at Can-Am! As mentioned, Bobby Kerr will be headlining this year’s show and bringing along some of his four-legged equine friends to entertain the audience. For those that have yet to see this equine entertainer, you’re in for a treat and are sure to be smiling and laughing throughout the performance. The Ontario Xtreme Cowboy have partnered up with Can-Am and are bringing together top competitors to compete in a race through a series of obstacles that challenges both horse and rider. Along with these great acts the show will also feature a battle of the breeds showcase, trick riding and trick roping and more! This family-fun entertainment show will be one to remember!
The 2017 Can-Am Equine Expo is shaping up to be the most successful show to date! So come and join them for a weekend of fun, entertainment, education and get in touch with your country roots! Tickets on sale now! For more information, visit canamequine.com or LIKE them on Facebook at ‘Can-Am All Breeds Equine Expo‘
Top: Belinda Trussell
Bottom: Bobby Kerr