Equestrian Showstoppers

The Royal Horse Show is one of the country’s greatest sporting spectacles, but in between all of the world-class athletic competition we are always proud to bring you some of the best in equestrian entertainment.

Stay tuned for our 2022 entertainment updates.

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RCMP Musical Ride

An iconic symbol of Canada, the Musical Ride features 32 horses and riders that will provide visitors to the Royal an opportunity to experience the heritage and traditions of the RCMP.

See the Ride during paid performances of The Royal Horse Show.

Opening Weekend

Canadian Show Jumping Championship and Horseware® Indoor Eventing

Two feature events included with your horse show ticket!

Enjoy cheering on the top show jumping athletes in Canada as they compete over two rounds for the title of Canadian Show Jumping Champion. Accompanied by the Horseware® Indoor Eventing Challenge, our evening performances, Friday November 4th and Saturday November 5th are sure to provide thrilling entertainment for all!

Family Fun Day at the Royal Horse Show

Enjoy the full Royal Horse Show experience at a family friendly price! You’ll be treated to an afternoon of Show Jumping, heavy horses, the RCMP Musical Ride and more.

Tuesday Double Header

Take some time to enjoy the final round of the Canadian Hunter Derby National Championship as the top horses from across the country compete over a course with natural obstacles simulating fox hunting fences of days gone by. Followed by the RCMP Musical Ride and The Royal’s Dressage Showcase, which features top riders and horses, Tuesday evening has something for everyone.

Opening Night of International Competition

Join in the celebration as we kick off an exciting week of top international show jumping competitions. A grand celebration along with the RCMP Musical and our feature competition will make Wednesday November 9 an evening to remember.


Big Ben International Challenge

A long-standing favourite event of Royal Fans, this event features the world’s best show jumping athletes and their equally impressive horses over a magnificent course designed by 1976 Olympic Silver Medalist, Michel Vaillancourt.


The Royal K9-Equine Relay

This is a partnership of an International Rider/horse paired with a SuperDog. Each member of the team goes around their respective course – horses over horse jumps and dogs around dog obstacles. The fastest combined time wins. It’s a fast and fun event for the whole family.


Longines FEI World Cup™

The final evening performance and competition of the Royal’s 100th Anniversary is not one you will want to miss! Twenty-four of the world’s best show jumping athletes will compete for the richest purse ever offered at The Royal and the title of Longines FEI World Cup™ Champion.


Royal Rodeo with guest emcee Amber Marshall

The Royal Rodeo brings together the best bull, saddle bronc and bareback riders from across the country. Guests will also get a chance to cheer on top barrel racers, pole benders and saddle bronc riders while enjoying entertainment.