The Horses are the driving force on the Fort’s NWMP Musical Ride. A favourite amongst the visitors here at the museum, our horses are very important to us! Here’s where you can get to know the Mounted Patrol’s mounts and cheer them on from the crowd!
To Sponsor a Horse Please contact the Fort.
BELLE Mare Breed: Quarter Horse DOB: 2006 Purchased: 2010
CASINO Mare Breed: Quarter Horse DOB: 2005 Registered Name: Chexy Hot Heels Purchased: 2010
CHEVY Gelding Breed: Quarter Horse DOB: 1998 Purchased: 2012
LENA Mare Breed: Quarter Horse DOB: 2002 Purchased: 2010
LURA Mare Breed: Quarter Horse DOB: 2001 Registered Name: Hot Doc Lura Purchased: 2007
MATTIE Mare Breed: Quarter Horse DOB: 2003 Purchased: 2007
ROSIE Mare Breed: Quarter Horse DOB: 1999 Registered Name: Bo Peppy Rose 047 Purchased: 2011
ROXY Mare Breed: Paint Horse DOB: 2000 Registered Name: Tinky Dual Image Purchased: 2009
SLIM Gelding Breed: Quarter Horse DOB: 2001 Purchased: 2010
TOMMY Gelding Breed: Quarter Horse/Appaloosa DOB: 2003 Purchased: 2007
The Fort always tries to give our horses a good retirement after their service in the NWMP Musical Ride, and always do our very best to find them a good home to live out the remainder of their days.
For inquiries for purchasing a retired NWMP horse, please contact the museum.
BUD-retired 2012. Bud was retired to a former Mounted Patrol Rider, he now enjoys his job as a ranch and cattle horse.
DOC-retired 2012 Doc was retired to a former Mounted Patrol Rider, he now lives in semi-retirement as a trail and cattle horse.
SQUIGGY-retired 2012 Squiggy was retired to a farm near Doc. She has been doing well and love going for rides with Doc.
MICKEY-retired 2011 Mickey was taken to a sale and now lives at a farm.
JAKE-retired 2009, passed away 2011 Jake was retired to the Fort Manager, he quietly passed in the winter of 2011.
JACK-retired 2010 Jack was retired to a ranch, he LOVES it! Jack was a sorrel and we are pretty sure he knew he was not the right colour for the NWMP ride. He enjoys his ranch life much more!
DUDE-passed away 2010 Dude sadly passed away due to an accident in the winter of 2010, he was a good horse and is greatly missed.
ROOSTER-retired 2009 Rooster was retired to a home that she could have her feet taken care of constantly as she had lameness in 2009.