University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario: 16mm.
"This film explains the origin of the musical ride and its values in the training of the RCMP officers. It shows the scarlet-coated Mounties taking their highly trained horses through the many intricate patterns, and performing every manoeuvre in perfect unison to the accompaniment of band music."
Library and Archives Canada: 16mm, VHS, Digibeta.
"The complete Musical Ride performed by the RCMP. The film has some equitation training value but essentially is of entertainment interest. The Musical background is provided by the RCMP Regimental Band."
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta: 16mm.
"Young Canadian mounted police perform a close military drill, on horseback, as part of their training in precision and discipline. The thirty-two mounties are on perfectly matched, highly trained, horses. The intricate manoeuvres of the ceremony, the Musical Ride of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, are perform to band music, with the commentary providing the name of each exercise as it is performed."
From the Catalogue of 16mm Educational Motion Pictures. Published by the Educational Media Division, Department of Extension, University of Alberta, Edmonton, 1967.
Online Database National Film Board of Canada.
"A 1955 film presentation of the famous Musical Ride of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. In a display of brilliant horsemanship, scarlet-coated Mounties take their horses through the many intricate patterns of the Ride, performed to the accompaniment of band music."
"Depuis 1876, la Gendarmerie royale du Canada présente son Carrousel inspiré des exercices équestres des British Lancers. Dans ce film, nous retrouvons, aux casernes de Rockliff, les trente-deux cavaliers qui exécutent le losange, l'étoile, la croix de Chang-hai, l'arcade d'honneur, l'exercice des lances, du dôme et enfin l'exercice de la charge."
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