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Pre-Games practice

Christina Gilley, riding La Creme, a standard breed mare, and Nanaimo RCMP Staff Sgt. John Blaise, on Canadian breed mare Lyrique, take a practice ride around the Rotary Bowl track Wednesday during a rehearsal for the 2014 B.C. Summer Games opening ceremonies. - CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
Christina Gilley, riding La Creme, a standard breed mare, and Nanaimo RCMP Staff Sgt. John Blaise, on Canadian breed mare Lyrique, take a practice ride around the Rotary Bowl track Wednesday during a rehearsal for the 2014 B.C. Summer Games opening ceremonies.
— image credit: CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Christina Gilley, riding La Creme, a standard breed mare, and Nanaimo RCMP Staff Sgt. John Blaise, on Canadian breed mare Lyrique, take a practice ride around the Rotary Bowl track Wednesday during a rehearsal for the 2014 B.C. Summer Games opening ceremonies.

Gilley and Blaise, who spent four years with the RCMP Musical Ride, will lead the parade of athletes and dignitaries into tonight’s opening ceremonies, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

For more information on the Nanaimo Games, please visit www.bclocalnews.com/SpecialEvents/BCSummerGames/.

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