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A Hall of Fame for horses

Saskatchewan families who have contributed to the province through their love of horses, are being recognized in a special new way.
 
The Saskatchewan Horse Federation has announced the launch of a new hall of fame. Committee member Jim Sawatsky explained they wanted to do something unique to Saskatchewan.
 
“There are other halls of fame and we took a look at it and thought agriculture in Saskatchewan started with the horse,” he said.
 
The Saskatchewan Horse Federation was incorporated as a non-profit, member-based organization in January 1976, and has hundreds of members. Sawatsky said the hall of fame will be open to members and non-members alike.
 
“There’s an awful lot of history before [1976] and a lot people that have worked with a horse so we wanted to do this in the fairest manner and recognize the proper people,” he said.
 
Individuals, families or even horses themselves can be nominated. In terms of how the actual hall will look, Sawatsky explained it was too expensive to have a physical building and so the next best option was a website, which could be easily accessed by anyone in the province.
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