Cavalia horses trot into Manitoba

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WINNIPEG – The horses that star in the equestrian circus Odysseo are already in Manitoba, resting at a farm ahead of their Winnipeg show.

Media got to meet the 65 horses, who have been staying at a Springfield farm, at a media event Tuesday.

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The horses span 11 breeds: Arabian, Australian stock horse, Holsteiner, Lipizzan, Lusitano, mustang, paint horse, quarter horse, selle Français, Spanish purebred and warmblood. During the show, the animals will live in a stable tent erected next to the big top.

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Cavalia’s Odysseo is a $30-million theatrical production that combines the talents of horses and riders, acrobats and theatrical effects under an enormous big top in a show its founder and artistic director says pushes the limits. It opens Sept. 10 in the tent erected last month at the corner of Sterling Lyon Parkway and Kenaston Boulevard.

A handler works with one of the Cavalia horses that will perform in Winnipeg. The horses are at a Springfield, Man., farm until closer to the Sept. 10 opening of the show.

Brittany Greenslade / Global News

Cavalia’s enormous big top, which will house its show Odysseo starting in September, went up in Winnipeg in August.

Josh Arason / Global News

A crew of 80 raises the mammoth tent that will house Odysseo during its run in Winnipeg.

Josh Arason / Global News

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