Name That Foal

The RCMP has a contest for children to name their 6 new foals at their
breeding farm in Pakenham, ON. Some of these foals may be the Musical
Ride when they grow up.

Details of the contest can be found at

Here are some of the requirements from the Website.

In order to qualify, entries must meet
the following criteria:

1) Submit only one name per envelope.

2) Names must begin with the letter “C”
and cannot be any longer than 6 letters.

3) Entries must be accompanied by the
youngster’s name, age, address and telephone number, and the suggested
name on a piece of paper. Entrants are encouraged to explain why they
chose their suggested name and what the name means.

4) Entries must come from a youngster
who is 14 years old or younger.

5) Mail your entry to:

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Musical Ride Branch

c/o RCMP Name the Foal Contest

PO Box 8900, Ottawa, Ontario

K1G 3J2, Canada

Entries are also accepted on the
Internet at:

. Please note that the criteria listed above applies to electronic
submissions as well.

6) For school entries, please write
“school entry” on the box or envelope.

7) Entries must be received (or
post-marked) no later than July 4, 2005.

The winning entries will receive the
same Stetson that members of the Musical Ride wear, a framed photo of
the foal they named, an RCMP certificate signed by the Commissioner as
well as various other prizes.

Winners will be announced on July 29,
2005, and their names will be posted on the RCMP website. Winning names
will be chosen by staff of the RCMP Musical Ride Branch.

For more information on the contest,
please contact:

Lynne Bidal

Musical Ride Branch

(613) 998-0754