Ohio Top Hands Rodeo Drill Team To Perform at the
Can-Am All Breeds Equine Emporium
Hold onto your hats and tighten your saddles, the
internationally renowned Ohio Top Hands Rodeo Drill Team will
be performing at the Can-Am All Breeds Equine Emporium.
Can-Am All Breeds Equine Emporium, the first all encompassing
equine show ever held in Canada, is scheduled March 13-16 at the
Western Fairgrounds in London, Ontario.
their debut in 1998, the Ohio Top Hands - 12 world class women
riders performing various drills in spectacular costume - has
delighted audiences in major shows and parades throughout the
United States. In 2002, they were crowned Mid-America Drill Team
Champions in Kentucky.
performances are written for 12 horses, but can be adapted for
up to 16," said team captain and founder, Ginger Ryals, who
also choreographs each of the difficult drills. "We perform
to music and always carry American flags. We're a lot like the
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride, except we're more
rodeo style. We performed with them at the 1998 California State
Fair, but we've never been to Canada before, so we'll get some
said one of the Top Hands' signature moves is a rider entering
the arena at a full speed gallop and carrying a flag while standing.
The maneuver is called a Hippodrome and displays the incredible
athleticism of the rider.
absolutely delighted to have such a wonderful riding team like
the Ohio Top Hands join the All Breeds Equine Emporium,"
said Paul Maguire, President of Can-Am Equine. "The spectators
will thoroughly enjoy their great skills and talented horses."
added that the Ohio Top Hands will perform each day in the Ontario
Arena at the Emporium.
whose enthusiasm and passion for her work is immediately evident
when speaking to her, said that audiences love it when the show
announcers introduce the Ohio Top Hands prior to a performance.
is the Western Woman. The American girl and her horse: Unstoppable,
unflappable, sunny, hot and severely beautiful. And here to knock
your socks off."
like a performance no one should miss.
for the Can-Am All Breeds Equine Emporium are on sale at all TSC
Hardware stores and Masterfeed dealers throughout Ontario, or