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Parade Entries Description
Entry No. 16 - 30

16. H.J. Heinz Company of Canada

The Heinz hitch is a replica of a classic H.J. Heinz delivery wagon from the late 1800s. The wagon is pulled by eight black Percherons and weights 6800 pounds.

17. ARF Animal Rescue Foundation

ARF was found in 1994 and supplies rescue services in rural areas not covered by the SPCA.

18. Calgary Police Services Pipe Band

These band members are retired police officers and civilian Calgarians who volunteer their time to play i several tattoos and parades, including the upcoming Netherlands International Tattoo in Nreda, Holland this August.

19. Calgary Police Chief

Jack Beaton, Calgary's current police chief, is riding on horseback this year. He oversees a force of more than 1900 members.

20. Calgary Police Service Mounted Patrol

This mounted unit patrols the city on horseback all year long. It is a regular participant of the parade.

21. Calgary Stampede Miniature Donkey Committee

These 36-inch donkeys are between five and seven years old. Did you know that pound for pound, donkeys are three times as strong as a horse?

22. Best Seat in the Parade

Spnsored by The Calgary Herald, Lammle's Western Wear, Panda Flowers and CBC. The Parade committee dinates "Best Seat" certificates enableing charities to raise funds.

23. Stampede Rodeo Committe

These volunteers organize and present the Stampede Rodeo. The ourriders are Rodeo Comiittee members and competing rodeo champions.

24. Royal Tyrrell Museum

This is one of the largest palaenotological museums in the world, displaying more than 200 dinosaur specimens. It is located in Drumheller, two hours northeast of Calgary.

25. Burlington Teen Tour Band

Based in Burlington, Ontario, this 130-member band gives more than 100 performances each year. Its members range in age from 13 to 21. The band has won numerous awards around the world.

26. RCMP, Native Elders and RCMP Marching Troop

RCMP Assistant Commissioner Don McDermid, the Commanding Officer for K Division in Alberta, is rideing with the Native Elders in a vis-à-vis carriage by High Mountain Horses. Following is the RCMP Marching Troop.

27. Brewstar Bus/RCMP Veterabs

Veteans form the RCMP Veteran Association are riding in this 1938 antuque bus donated by Brewstars, located in Banff.

28. Past Stampede Queens and Princesses

Several former memvers of the Stampede royalty are takeing part, a longstanding tradition in the Stampede Parade.

29. Top-Hat Horse & Carriage

A purebred Percheron is pulling the vis-à-vis wedding carriage, complete with a bride and groom in the back.

30. University of Calgary

"Explore Beyond Your World" is the theme behind this year's U of C float. Students, staff and faculty volunteer their time to build this entry.

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