In 1974, the need for an organization dedicated to the preservation of the history and traditions of Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) Regiment was realized.
The Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) Regimental Society was formed under the Societies Act of Alberta with the following objectives:
- To further the traditions and heritage of Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians);
- To hold, preserve and maintain the artifacts, memorabilia and belongings of the SocietyTo establish; maintain and operate the museums of the Society and LdSH (RC);
- To establish, maintain and operate horse riding facilities; and,
- To collect and disseminate information of interest and relevance to members of the Society.