By Senator Madsen


     WHEREAS, Marc Kempf has distinguished himself as Canada's "equestrian ambassador"; and


     WHEREAS, Mr. Kempf left Montreal, Quebec on July 16, 1989 on horseback with a pack horse;  and


     WHEREAS, Mr. Kempf arrived in Vancouver, British Columbia on November 9, 1990, and proceeded into the United States; and


     WHEREAS, Mr. Kempf will be visiting every capital in the United States with his message of environmental awareness and the joys and benefits of horseback riding and packing; and


     WHEREAS, Mr. Kempf has demonstrated his own superior horsemanship throughout Canada and will be following much of the Centennial wagon train route on his travels in Washington State;


     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State Senate hereby honors Marc Kempf as a peerless example of the initiative and adventure that represent the best of past and future equestrian activities; and


     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Senate sends its best wishes for a safe and successful journey as Mr. Kempf travels throughout the United States and back to Canada; and


     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Secretary of the Senate transmit a copy of this resolution to Marc Kempf as he arrives in Olympia on Wednesday, February 13, 1991.


    I, Gordon A. Golob, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 1991-8611,

adopted by the Senate February 13, 1991.





Secretary of the Senate