The South Alberta Light Horse (SALH) is a Primary Reserve Armoured Reconnaissance unit of the Canadian Forces. The Regiment forms part of 3rd Canadian Division’s, 41 Canadian Brigade Group (Alberta). As a Primary Reserve unit, service is purely voluntary on a part-time basis, but soldiers may also volunteer for full-time employment in the Canadian Forces. The majority of the Regiment's soldiers have full-time careers in a diverse range of civilian occupations or are full-time students.

The Regiment has squadrons based at Lt-Col M.E. Patterson Armoury in Medicine Hat (A Squadron) and at Brigadier James Curry Jefferson Building in Edmonton (B Squadron).  Vimy Ridge Armoury in Lethbridge is the home of 3 Troop of A Squadron.

The South Alberta Light Horse is Recruiting for Part-time Soldier Positions
We are hiring Armoured Crewman, Supply Technicians, Clerks, Armoured Officers and Logistic Officers


When you join the Regiment you join the Regimental Family and you become the future of the Regiment

The Army Reserve will provide you up to four summers of full-time employment and train you to progress through the ranks
Our Regimental family consists of:

  • Our Foundation
  • Our Regiment
  • Our Association & Veterans
  • Our Affiliated Cadet Corps 
This website is maintained by the SALH Regiment Foundation and is not sanctioned by the Government of Canada or The Department of National Defence.
Please enjoy learning about the history of the regiment and its current activities!