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Location: Cypress Hills Destination Area

There’s always something going on year round in the Cypress Hills Destination Area, whether you’re looking for the best camping spot, a place to bring the family together, art and culture, good music, good food or a place to build your team – we’ve got it and more just waiting for you in the Cypress Hills Destination Area. Check out our Calendar of Events for a full list of daily happenings in an around the CHDA.

August 8 – 13th – Summer Star Party | Cypress Hills, SK

Location: Cypress Hills, Saskatchewan

The SASKATCHEWAN SUMMER STAR PARTY, organized by the The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will take place from August 8-13th at the Cypress Hills Interprovicial Park in Saskatchewan, Canada. This year the SSSP coincides with the annual Perseid’s meteor shower!

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August 10th – T.Rex Summer Gala

Location: Eastend, SK

Get in on the Paleo Trivia game that is full of deduction, deception and discovery. Your challenge is to out-smart T.rex Discovery Centre’s paleontologists and scientists, with winner taking home the grand prize.

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Sept 8th – Cypress Hills Wish Ride

Location: Historic Reesor Ranch, Cypress Hills

This is the seventh year that the Alberta Wish Ride is being held at The Historic Reesor Ranch! Whether you are going on the Wish Trail Ride, planning a family reunion, getting married, or just needing a get away from the city lights, this is the place to go!

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Oct 20 – Get Back on the Horse, Brunch and Presentation by Amberley Snyder

Amberley Snyder – Get Back on the Horse
Presentation & Brunch

Enjoy this engaging presentation by guest speaker Amberley Snyder.

When:  October 20th
Brunch:  8:45 am – featuring In addition to several other delicious options, this impressive spread will include: cowboy eggs benny and cinnamon bun French toast!
Keynote Presentation:  9:30am

 

Get Back on the Horse

Fighting back from a tragedy that left her paralyzed from the waist down, Amberley is now inspiring thousands across North America by telling her inspirational story and competing in rodeos across Canada and the United States.  She has let the challenges she faces refine her, not define her.

In addition to being voted the fan favourite contestant at the world’s richest one-day rodeo (the rodeo comparable to the Super Bowl), she has competed with the best in the industry and has won over both her fans and the hearts of North America. She has turned her tragedy into triumph and inspires all of us to “Get Back on the Horse.”

Book Brunch + Presentation for:  $30.00
Book Presentation alone for:  $10.00

(Note:  This Keynote Presentation is part of the 2018 SPRA Conference.  If you are registered for the conference this event is included in your conference registration).

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Amberley Snyder Bio

Amberley fell in love with horses at a young age and began barrel racing when her family moved to Utah at her age of 7. She competed in junior rodeos and up into high school, winning multiple titles and awards. Her senior year she finished as the National Little Britches Finals and World All Around Cowgirl. Amberley was also serving as the Utah FFA State President in 2009. In January of 2010, Amberley was involved in a rollover truck accident, leaving her paralyzed from the waist down. Eighteen months after that day, with a seatbelt on her saddle, she returned to competing in rodeo. She now competes in the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association in the barrel racing. Amberley has earned her place competing amongst professional barrel racers and has won multiple awards with the Cowboy and Cowgirl Hall of Fames. She shares her story of triumph over tragedy hoping she can motivate others to believe in themselves and get back on the horse.