Alger Stallion Station: Standing Proudly in Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan’s flat prairie landscape takes a dramatic turn in the northwestern region around Meadow Lake. Winding creeks, tall birch trees, and rolling hills are reminiscent of Vermont or the towns in a Dick Francis novel. Nestled on 1,300 acres of this beautiful countryside is The Alger Stallion Station, the family farm of Gordon and Rosalind Alger. Gordon was born in Meadow Lake in 1938 and was raised on a cattle ranch. Gordon started his career in the business racing and showing Quarter Horses, buying his first thoroughbred mare on April 8, 1978 from Pete Heppner. She went into foal the night he brought her home and he named the foal Sparkling Sindy. Gordon fondly and jokingly reminisces that she was the worst thing that ever happened to him – from then on he was hooked on thoroughbred racing. In the early 80’s, the Algers invested in Rally On by Sir…
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