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Review of Spruce Meadows

Spruce Meadows
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$57.32*
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Shared Ski Shuttle from Fernie to Calgary
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$57.32*
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Small Group Ski Shuttle from Calgary to Fernie
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$77.79*
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Ski Shuttle from Calgary to Revelstoke
Ranked #1 of 307 things to do in Calgary
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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.
Reviewed July 22, 2014

Whether you are an equestrian fan or not, this is a beautiful place to spend the day with extensive grounds, food vendors, shops - and of course the opportunity to see some of the best riders in the world competing in world-class outdoor arenas!

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Reviewed July 19, 2014

Spruce Meadows is amazing. I horse lovers dream. Highlight of any trip to Calgary. Will go back next time I'm in town.

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Reviewed July 15, 2014

I have always wanted to go to Spruce Meadows and watch show jumping. We saw Ian Miller and Eric Lamaze jump on our visit and it was wonderful. I did not expect the whole park to be so great! It was the best deal around - $5 admission and free parking. There are many rings with shows going on, dog shows, places to eat and picnic. There are free horse and buggy rides or tours in golf carts. It is well worth a visit.

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Reviewed July 15, 2014

Beautiful arena, well run events.Met all expectations. We plan on returning next summer. We will stay at Worldmark Canmore. What a great resort in a beautiful setting.
Downside: Long walk from parking lot for 2 70+ folks.

Thank 569rons
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Reviewed July 14, 2014

If you are a horse enthusiast, it is well worth the trip. Stunning grounds and show jumping.The North American series was on the weekend I went and there were dog demonstrations. A highlight was having a photo taken with on of the stallions who is my Australian mare's grandsire.

Thank binyara2
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