Credit Union Family Day at the 2018 RMWF packs the house


Wednesday, March 28 Brandon, MB – Credit Union Family Day at the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair was another full day of high-level sporting events and family fun featuring Treehouse characters the Backyardigans, the Prairie Ram Retailers Dog/Horse Relay and a first for the winter fair, the Hobby Horse competition.

The winner of the Prairie Ram Retailers Dog & Horse Relay was rider Sarah Wilson on Erek owned by Rana Rothwell from Calgary. Get daily event results on the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair website.

Today also highlighted the Manitoba Pork industry with the annual Pork Quality Competition. “Our pork quality competition was a success.” Said Wayne Buhr, Co-Chair of the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair. “All the competitors had a great showing and a portion of the winnings will benefit Ronald McDonald House, the Virden Hospital and the Neepawa Hospital. The top winner was Plainview Colony taking home first and second place.” Visit the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair website for a full list of winners.

Thursday, March 29 is BU Kids Day with Canadian family entertainment icon, Fred Penner in the Amphitheatre for two afternoon shows. The ATCO Cup starts the Thursday evening show along with the Redfern Farm Services Pig Scramble, Birds of Prey, the President’s Choice Super Dogs, the Canadian Tire Four Horse Team Championship and the Hackney Pony Pleasure Championship.

The Royal Manitoba Winter Fair is on now until Saturday at the Keystone Centre in Brandon, Manitoba; learn more about the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair and get daily schedules at Follow the Provincial Exhibition on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for instant updates.