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Noted Industry Leader Keith Bartz Passes

The original owner of Hollow Haven Farm when it was located in Minnesota, Keith Bartz passed away today (January 27) at the age of 84. In addition to being a respected horseman, Bartz was a longtime industry leader, serving the USEF and the American Saddlebred Museum in several capacities.

Bartz was a former Director of the American Saddlebred Museum and he over saw the building of the current Museum. At USEF he was the Treasurer for several years and he was a longtime member of the American Saddlebred Committee and Budget and Finance Committee.

Quite the character, Bartz is pictured here with his wife Carol after they won runner-up at a Halloween Costume contest. He is survived by Carol, children Cary and Steve and grandchildren.

Saddle Horse Report will update this as soon as arrangements are known.


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