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Young woman on a horse performing


A delightful and FREE introduction to horses, the CNE’s interactive horse program CNE HorseCapades returned this year and took place from July 20 – July 29 from 9:00am to 12:00pm and from July 31 to August 18 from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Designed for the young and the young at heart, HorseCapades sweeps you away from city life and into the magical world of the horse. Giddy up!

The HorseCapades program once again featured the sensational Trick Riding Show: HorsePower Live. Two shows were held daily in the CNE Horse Palace.

  • From July 20 to July 29, the shows are at 9:30am & 11:00am
  • From July 31 to August 18 the shows are at 11:30am & 1:00pm


  • Discover how a horse thinks, acts, and reacts
  • Pet a horse
  • Guess a horse’s weight
  • Meet horse friends

During the fair, elements of the HorseCapades program were moved from the Horse Palace to the Farm in the Better Living Centre’s West Side.

For the 2022 HorseCapades Map click here.