Photostory #145: Tough Training Course Precedes Career in Scarlet and Gold
National Film Board of Canada
February 18, 1958
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Although chances are on graduation he will never be required to ride anything friskier than a motorcycle, the recruit is put through a rigorous course in "equitation". The Mounties operate on the theory that "horses build character"; if a man has hidden flaws, a horse will find him out.