The Prairieland Park Ag Centre will once again be opening the barn for horse boarding for the months of January thru March.

1. The facility will be offering self-boarding again this year. This means you will supply your own feed and bedding and will be responsible for feeding and watering your horse, and cleaning your stall.

2. January board payment is required at the time of application. Applications must be in by November 1.

3. Arrangements for payment of board is required the first day your horse arrives, or you may leave a credit card on file and you will be charged accordingly on the first of each month. If you choose to pay by cheque we will require postdated cheques for the duration of your contract.

4. Ag Centre staff will provide ‘one turn out’ per day. However, it will be your responsibility to ensure that your horses feed is in the outdoor pen.

5. You may bring in your own shavings or bedding pellets. No straw is allowed in the barn.

6. You will have access to the heated washrack and heated arena.

7. An arena schedule will be posted on the bulletin board in the arena and will be available on our website with updates on a timely basis.

8. Included with your monthly board you will have one complimentary tack stall, one complimentary feed stall, and a 10 x 20 outdoor pen. A limited number of large turnout pens are available at an additional charge of $50.00 per month, plus GST.

9. 2017-2018 Winter board rate will be $400/month plus gst. ($420)

For further information please call or email:
Leigh Ann Hurlburt, Prairieland Park, Assistant Manager – Agriculture
306.683.8815
lhurlburt@saskatoonex.com

Update on EIA Testing Ag Center

We are excited to be hosting many different groups and organizations at the Prairieland Park Ag Centre this year.

With respect the EIA testing, we will not be making any changes to the status of the Prairieland Park Ag Centre and will not be instituting mandatory testing for EIA for 2017.

We will continue to work with our clients to ensure that their events are a success, their exhibitors satisfied and the utmost attention to safety will remain a priority.

Lori Cates – Agriculture Manager

Crystal Willms – Ag Centre Co-ordinator

Saskatoon Prairieland Park

PRAIRIELAND YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE AWARDS $12,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – The focus was on youth this weekend at Prairieland Park with the annual Prairieland Park Youth Leadership Conference with 50 senior applicants, aged 14 – 21.

This conference was held over two days Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26. Activities began on Saturday with presenters Glenda Ball and Corinne Allen from Accelerate Leadership Development instructing the participants on how to “Accelerate your success”. The 4H members were divided into teams and worked out their own strategies for “Success”. Three judges were challenged to assign marks to the participants by observing the teams as they worked as well as a 30 second interview that was conducted on Saturday morning as part of the final marks.

First place and a $4,500 scholarship was presented Kody Farrow of the Herds of Thunder Light Horse 4-H Club. Kody is currently in his second year at the University of Saskatchewan.
Second place and a $3,000 scholarship was presented to Doug Sroka of the Maidstone Gully Multiple 4-H Club; third place and a $2,500 scholarship was presented to Autumn Lawson of the Catherwood 4-H Beef Club; 4th and 5th places and a $1,000 scholarship went to Codie Lee Yasieniuk of the Reining Riders 4-H Light Horse Club and Sara Grassick of the West Prince Albert 4-H Beef Club.

Prairieland Park is pleased to continue to support youth in agriculture along with sponsors, Monsanto, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, the Western Producer, BMO and Saskatoon Co-op.

Record attendance at the 6th Annual Saskatchewan Equine Expo at Prairieland Park

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – Prairieland Park organizers and the Saskatchewan Equine Expo committee would like to thank their partners The Saskatchewan Horse Federation and the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, along with all the sponsors, the media and volunteers that helped to make the 6th Annual Saskatchewan Equine Expo such an amazing success.
The 6th Annual Equine Expo achieved a record attendance with 11,725 people taking in the 4 day show.

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