The Las Vegas Strip Literally Closes Down As A Horse Stampede Announces Shania Twain’s Arrival To Caesars Palace

by (@lindseyweber)

Just today, the beautiful and talented and very missed Shania Twain made her arrival to Caesars Palace on the Vegas Strip, where she’ll be starting a residency at The Colosseum. And to add to the spectacle that is Vegas, she made said entrance ON HORSEBACK. That’s right, the normally very busy Vegas strip stripped down their traffic patterns (get it?) to allow Shania and a cavalcade of 40 horses to clomp their way toward Caesars Palace.

Says Yahoo!:

“Still The One” blasted on speakers as Twain stepped onto a temporary outdoor stage near fountains made famous by events including daredevil Evel Knievel’s motorcycle crash during a stunt on New Year’s Eve 1967.

Basically, if you’re in Vegas and you hear ANY Shania being blasted, you follow the sound of her perfect voice and you might just find her atop a galloping steed. Weirdly, this is something I’ve always known to be true in my heart.

The only thing missing here is Shania’s signature cowboy hat, but as the crossover country artist has already dominated the pop charts for so many years, perhaps she’s allowed to forgo it at this point. Her start at Caesars is a nice new beginning for the singer who after much of her success, ended up in a painful divorce that led her to write an upsetting memoir and star on a short-lived reality show on Oprah’s network OWN. Now, with the promise of back-to-back dates at The Colosseum and the support of the slew of hits that originally brought her to such great heights, Shania’s Still The One show is the perfect entertainment for groups of vacationing BFFs and (The World’s Best) bachelorette parties.

But let’s get back to the horses. Shania’s never looked better than when atop a steed who is, in turn, standing on top of a red carpet:

Has anyone ever looked better atop a horse? I don’t think so.

And she’s even got her own personal cowboy helper in tow!

This is VEGAS where apparently just one horse is never enough.

God, what a perfect country queen.

Speaking of vacationing BFFs, can you tell by my excitement that I already had tickets purchased for myself and 8+ friends all the way back in January? That’s right, thanks to my everlasting fandom, Tuner will have a plethora of Shania In Vegas coverage to come.

Shania Twain makes horseback arrival for Vegas gig [Yahoo!]

[Photo: Getty Images]

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