Notice Regarding EIA testing

Saskatoon Prairieland Park Corporation applauds the Saskatchewan Horse Federation for its initiative to provide education to the horse community on issues that affect all horse owners.

With respect the news release dated March 15, 2016 we would expect extensive discussions to take place over the next year that would include all industry partners, clubs, associations, event organizers, etc.

At this time, and for the 2016 calendar year we will not be making any change to the status of the Prairieland Park Ag Centre and will not institute mandatory testing for EIA.

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 be our priority.

We would encourage all horse owners to attend the Equi-sessions that will be offered by the Saskatchewan Horse Federation.

Lori Cates
Agriculture Manager
Saskatoon Prairieland Park

Prairieland Park Ag Centre – Winter Board

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

1. The facility will be offering self-board only. 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. 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.
3. Shavings will be available to purchase from Ag Centre staff at a reduced rate. Shavings must be paid at time of purchase by cash or credit card.
4. You may bring in your own shavings or bedding pellets. No straw is allowed in the barn.
5. One month 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 e will require postdated cheques for the duration of your contract.
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 20 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. 2016-2017 Winter board rate will be $400/month plus gst. ($420)

For further information please call or email:

Crystal Willms, Prairieland Park, Ag Centre Coordinator
306.221.8178
cwillms@saskatoonex.com

Prairieland Park Gives Back

Throughout the year during different events, Prairieland Park holds 50/50 draws that help raise money for our sellers, such as Team diabetes Canada, and other various charity or community groups.  The winner of the 50/50 draw has 1 (one) calendar year to claim the prize.  When a prize goes unclaimed Prairieland Park takes that portion (unclaimed) and donates it to various Saskatoon charities.  Prairieland Park has donated $38,790. 54 of unclaimed 50/50 prizes.

Interval House

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Stu Irvine, Chair of the Board of Prairieland Park presenting a cheque for $7,803 to Tanja Wiggins, Executive Director at Saskatoon Interval House.

Saskatoon Search and Rescue

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Stu Irvine, Chair of the Board of Prairieland Park presenting a cheque for $10,000 to Shelley Ballard-McKinlay, President of Saskatoon Search and Rescue.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saskatoon

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Korilee Burgess, Executive Assistant at Prairieland Park presenting a cheque for $7,032.27 to Kim Megyesi, Executive Director & Henry Dyck, Director of Development at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saskatoon.

Saskatoon Crisis Nursery

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Korilee Burgess, Executive Assistant at Prairieland Park presenting a cheque for $6,923 to Lisa Welter-Mills, Program Director at the Saskatoon Crisis Nursery.

Ronald McDonald House

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Stu Irvine, Chair of the Board of Prairieland Park presenting a cheque for $7,032.27 to Tammy Forrester, Chief Executive Officer at Ronald McDonald House.

Unclaimed tickets

We still have unclaimed 50/50 prizes!  Check your wallets and jacket pockets – you may just have the winning ticket!  Visit: http://www.saskatoonex.com/5050 to see unclaimed winning numbers between April 2015 and April 2016.

A BACKGROUND TO GARDENSCAPE

Gardenscape was established in 1990 and has evolved into one of western Canada’s premier backyard lifestyle and horticulture shows promoting, educating, inspiring and celebrating all aspects of horticulture and backyard living… In 1990 the show had a handful of booths in the Jubilee Building and grew in a few short years to fill the 40,000 square foot hall.  As Prairieland Park grew so did the show and now Gardenscape has in excess of 400 booths and has expanded into 4 halls with a total of 120,000 square feet of trade show and exhibit space.

Some of the successes of Gardenscape are attributed to the strict show criteria.  Maintaining this focus over the years has been a challenge at times but the rewards have made it worthwhile.  Show patrons and exhibitors have come to appreciate the industry focused exhibits and displays and have endorsed this mandate with increases in both show attendance and exhibitors over the years.
Gardenscape is an excellent example of Prairieland’s commitment to support industry and has provided an opportunity for the industry to come together annually to market and educate the community on products and services.

In 2015, we were very pleased to welcome Saskatchewan Blue Cross as the official title sponsor of Gardenscape (Saskatchewan Blue Cross Gardenscape) for the next three years.

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