12/ FEBRUARY 2020 THE RIDER Can-Am Returns to Markham Fairgrounds, April 3-5, 2020 The Can-Am All Breeds

Equine Expo is thrilled to an- nounce its return to the Markham Fairgrounds for the 2020 show! Eastern Canada’s premier equine event will take place April 3-5, 2020 bringing together thousands of horse lovers and industry part- ners 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 FREE with admission, family- fun entertainment and perform- ances, all indoor shopping and free on-site parking! This year’s line of clini-

cians has some of the most suc- cessful and well-known in their

field, and did we mention that they are all FREE to see with ad- mission. We are thrilled to be welcoming back the most cele- brated wild Mustang trainers and entertainers, Bobby Kerr. He will be presenting clinics throughout the day and entertaining crowds at night during the Evening Ex- travaganza performances. Beth Underhill, one of Canada’s most

well-known household names when it comes to showjumping will be sharing her knowledge and experience while guiding participants through clinics all weekend long. Coming all the way from the United Kingdom, Dr. Russell MacKechnie-Guire from Centaur Biomechanics will present his ground-breaking doc- toral research specializing in Horse, Rider and Saddle Interac- tion at this years Can-Am Equine Expo. In addition to featured keynote schedule, Can-Am is thrilled to announce the opportu- nity to host a Centaur Biome- chanics Equine Sports Science Course on Saturday April 4 on site. We can’t wait to see Dres- sage Queen, Tina Irwin present after coming off her most suc- cessful year having won 2019 Pan-American Games Dressage Team Gold & Individual Silver in Lima, Peru! Extreme Cowboy Racing World Finalist, David Cowley will be returning to Can- Am to this year’s line-up bring-

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ing along his two-way trust horsemanship skills to present techniques on Extreme Cowboy Racing. As a celebrated barrel horse clinician and trainer with over 20 years’ experience, we’re looking forward to listening to Rock Beaupre with a focus on the biomechanical abilities of both horse and rider on the barrel rac- ing pattern Evening Extravaganza

show is always a highlight to end a full day of shopping, presenta- tions, lectures and clinics at Can- Am. Saturday & Sunday’s show will be co-hosted by Shaun John- ston, Grandpa Jack of Heartland on CBC! This year’s featured en- tertainer is North America’s most well-known wild Mustang whis- perer, trainer, and entertainer, Bobby Kerr The show will fea- ture his very well-trained Mus- tangs, and other four-legged friends to entertain and showcase how multi-talented this breed of horse can be. If you have yet to see Bobby in action, then you’re

in for a treat and are sure to be smiling and laughing throughout the performance. The Canadian Cowgirls will also perform dur- ing the show, dazzling the audi- ence with their musical performance. Don’t forget to put your paws together for the WoofJocks Canine All Stars and their fast-paced dogs who will compete in a series of obstacles against horses. A purely enter- taining experience, designed to introduce kids to the magic of the horse, this is a show you won’t want to miss! The 2020 Can-Am Equine

Expo is shaping up to be our most successful show to date! So, come and join us for a weekend of fun, entertainment, education and get in touch with your coun- try roots! For more information, visit or LIKE us on Facebook at ‘Can-Am All Breeds Equine Expo’ and on In- stagram at Can-Am Equine Expo!

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