When the RCMP Musical Ride gallops into Swangard Stadium on Aug. 27, more than half the riders will be women, including all three of the troupe’s supervisors.
It wasn’t always that way.
A former member of the Burnaby RCMP was amongst the first to break the ride’s gender barrier.
Christine Windover was already a pioneer when she applied to join the Musical Ride in 1980. She and another troop mate had been the Burnaby detachment’s first female officers when she was stationed here in Sept. 1975. Read more