Joseph Rae Equestrian Academy
Shows, Competitions & Equine Events
While some students may wish to compete through the school year, others may want to attend as spectators. There are local open shows in close proximity to the school as well as the large high level competitions for the serious competitor.
Also attend events such as The Mane Event in Red Deer , National Finals Rodeo in Edmonton, The Canadian Supreme, Canadian Western Agribition, Farm Fair International, and that's just the beginning!
Although Hardisty is a small town of 800, it has many recreational sports opportunities. For winter fun, play hockey, go curling, and cross country skiing. Dance is also an option with TR Dance Studios in Hardisty. Close by, there is swimming, down hill skiing, indoor soccer, and racquetball.
As Winter turns to Spring, there is outdoor soccer, baseball, lacrosse, golf and of course, riding, riding and more riding!
Alberta boasts a very vibrant arts and cultural community with live theatre, museums and the many cultural events in and around Edmonton, Calgary and Red Deer.
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Just for the fun of it!
Students will assist in the planning of the activities and trips for the year. These may include camping, whitewater rafting, rodeos, paintball, mountain hiking and trips to West Edmonton Mall.
The Joseph Rae Equestrian Drill Team
The pride and joy of our academy is the Equestrian Drill Team . The academy students are invited to not only ride but help in the preparation and planning of the drill team performance.
The Joseph Rae Equestrian Drill Team, once trained, will perform at events all over Alberta. Students can ride with pride and pleasure as members of our team!
Students are strongly encouraged join the 881 Outriders 4H Horse Club.
Meet new friends!
Learn public speaking!
Check out the camps!
To see the benefits of joining 4H, go to www.4h.ab.ca