This is the RCMP Musical Ride, Canadian Sunset Ceremonies 2010.
The theme of the performance is “Honouring our community and policing partners.”

What’s On
This year’s line-up promises to be memorable! From the world-famous Musical Ride to the fast-paced Equestrian Abilities Show and the Mounted Arms Display, there is something for everyone.
Also on-site to entertain spectators of all ages:

•RCMP Mare and Foal
•RCMP Pipes and Drums
•Detector Dog Service teams from the Canada Border Services Agency.
ref: Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2010-06-27
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
ISO: 800
Shutter Speed priority: 1/30 sec.
Aperture priority: F/5.6
Lens: 28-300mm@109mm
Copyright: Yannik Hay


canadian, competition, equestrian, horses, ontario, ottawa mounted police, rcmp, rider, royal, show

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • Sangeeta
    Sangeetaabout 4 years ago

    Great motion capture!

  • Thank you very much Sangeeta for your great comment. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunabout 4 years ago

    Wow awesome action shot !

  • Many thx dear Trudi for your insight on this one and great comment. I am so pleased that you like it! Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • duncandragon
    duncandragonabout 4 years ago

    Nice action shot!

  • Thank you very much dear Duncan for your visit and the great comment. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Barssel
    Barsselabout 4 years ago

    This would make a great addition to the Horse and Rider group

  • Thx for the invitation, I will surely do. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepabout 4 years ago

    An Excellent shot!

  • I’m very pleased that you like it. Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • buttonpresser
    buttonpresserabout 4 years ago

    Terrific motion blur Yannik,


  • Thank you so much and have a great day!

    – Yannik Hay

  • skyhorse
    skyhorseabout 4 years ago

    great shot – the closest I’ve come to RCMP is my 1960s Britains Ltd Swoppet (a toy horse LOL)

  • lol! Thx for the great comment ;)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Tracey  Dryka
    Tracey Drykaabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your Feature! It is interesting that some of the RCMP that participate in the musical ride never rode a horse.

  • Thank you very much for the great comment, Tracey.
    And I didn’t know :)
    Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

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