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Kristyn O’Byrne, of Calgary, hangs on as her Appaloosa, named Yor Pleasure Cruise, chooses to leap across the water ditch during the trail obstacle course.

Battle of the Breeds still going strong after 25 years

Ten horse breeds pitted against one another in trail riding, barrel racing

From fully feathered Gypsy Vanners to pipsqueak ponies, the Battle of the Breeds horse competition is a spectacle that tests the versatility, bravery and speed of each horse. The event, now 25 years old, pits 10 breeds against one another in trail riding and barrel racing. The trail course at the Spruce Meadows equestrian complex […] Read more