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Spruce Meadows

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Address: 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary, Alberta T2J 5G5, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403 974 4200
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Description: Based in Calgary, Canada, Spruce Meadows is the brainchild of the Southern...
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.
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Loved the horse show

Spruce meadows has beautiful grounds It is in the outskirts of Calgary. We saw a horse show there which was great. If you like horses be sure to check it out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Spruce meadows has beautiful grounds It is in the outskirts of Calgary. We saw a horse show there which was great. If you like horses be sure to check it out.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I have gone to this facility and their events a multitude of times and am never disappointed. You must enjoy horses and the skills surrounding horse jumping / equestrian. In addition to the event, there are always food services and added booths of interest to all walks of life there. Parking is generally free and they accommodate individuals with handicaps... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Spruce Meadows is great. The price is good and the grounds are fantastic. We also liked visiting the other vendors on site who offer unique items for sale.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I have been here many times in the past few years. Christmas Market, Free horse jumping competitions, The Masters in September, Pet Expo and so much more!

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

A world class venue. The layout of the grounds are beautiful and it is worth wandering around for a walk, even if there isn't an event going on. Lot's to do year round at Spruce Meadows, a must see in Calgary

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Langley City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

A must if you are visiting Calgary. A definite if you are a horse lover. Just walking around taking in the activity is enough. Something special about Spruce Meadows well worth the visit.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

That the best place to go seeing live show horse's wow that is amazing or family to love to go again for others show in next event for sure only $5 entrence lots to see there

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great place to bring the family at Christmas time when the market is on, or year round if you like horses. A At Christmas they have a beautiful light display and market. Really a treat.

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Three Hills, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

If you go into an NHL rink (to watch a game or not), it is a cultural experience, just being immersed in the totality of the hockey culture. Likewise, to visit SM is a cultural experience well worth the trip because, even if you don't like horses, you see how others spend their money on a sport. Of course, they... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Hospitality, experienced staff & volunteers, worldly equine events, ambience, make this a truly a classy facility hosting super events at reasonable cost. Their events are broadcast throughout the world (I was suffering jet lag, having just arrived for a visit to Vietnam when - lo and behold, while flipping through TV channels in our Hanoi hotel at 2AM - I... More 

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