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Spruce Meadows

18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary, Alberta T2J 5G5, Canada (Southwest Calgary)
+1 403 974 4200
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Ranked #1 of 229 Attractions in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Equestrian Trails, Sports Complexes, Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: Based in Calgary, Canada, Spruce Meadows is the brainchild of the Southern family who built a Show Jumping complex at the foothills of the Alberta... more » Owner description: Based in Calgary, Canada, Spruce Meadows is the brainchild of the Southern family who built a Show Jumping complex at the foothills of the Alberta Rocky Mountains. It was in 1976 that the first Spruce Tournaments were held, with annual spectator attendances reaching over 50,000 by the end of the decade. Today, Spruce Meadows boasts one of the greatest outdoor equestrian venues in the world and offers an incredible experience for riders and fans alike. Spruce Meadows focuses on the organization and hosting of show jumping tournaments of unmatched quality for junior, amateur and professional athletes in a manner that reflects basic family values in a clean, green and welcoming environment that celebrates the horse and encourages the breeding and training of quality sport horses and the teaching and development of athletes. « less
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Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I was amazed that Spruce Meadows was so big - having lived in Calgary for 9 years and never gone. The grounds were impeccable and clean. The market was great. A great way to spend an afternoon looking at equestrian events.

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calgary
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Spruce meadows is a must see if you're visiting Calgary. This world class Equestrian Facility is renowned for its unbelievable jumping competitions. But there is much more to Spruce Meadows, they have special events throughout the year that are a treat, including the Christmas Market. It's just a beautiful place to go with the family, walk along the many tree... More

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Ooltewah, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

So fun to see the horses and all the extra booths and food and events surrounding the show jumping. My children have loved this event!!!

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Calgary, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I didn't realize how beautiful Spruce Meadows is, or that there is so much to do and see there that has nothing to do with horses! There is a large indoor market, multiple food venues, an elaborate children's play area and lots of beautifully maintained green spaces. The viewing stands for the equestrian events are numerous and offer a great... More

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Calgary, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

this place it is great for relaxation for fallowing the sport event,taste different food,gift shoping.Very atractive horses.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

I really enjoy spending a Sunday here with my family watching horse jumping.. I'm trying to get my little girl into jumping horses and hope to see her here one day.. great place and great people..

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Edmonton, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is a great place, would highly recommend if you've never been. They have a great variety of food places to eat at, all staff was helpful for finding seats. Parking was good, they were great a directing where to park and for assisting people leaving at the end. Didn't like the fact that they only accept cash most places... More

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is truly one of the best sites in the whole of the city.. friendly, vibrant staff make this place a joy to attend.

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Caledon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I didn't know what a nice day we would have here. The vendors were reasonably priced, and we enjoyed watching the many free events on the grounds.

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ferreira do alentejo
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

It does not matter how many times we come it is always it is such an exceptional place and so cheap They really cater for everyone horsey and nonhorsey

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