December 17, 2017

James Holmes Equestian Adventures

rsz james holmes seriana oldenburg mare 2 cropped 296x300 James Holmes Equestian AdventuresAs far back I as I can remember I have wanted a horse. As a kid I would see my dad getting into his car to leave the house and I always wanted to go. If for any reason he didn’t want me to go all he had to say was “you stay here, I am going to see a man about a horse” and that would end it… I would gladly and patiently await his horseless return.

It really wasn’t in the cards for me to have a horse in my youth so my attention was always split between riding my BMX bike during the week and attending auto races on weekends.

The Real Journey Began in 1995

It took a long time for me to realize my dream of owning a horse and it actually happened in a couple of steps. In 1995,  I was introduced to my first trainer Mark Mead of Sleepy Hollow Farm who had a client who passed away, his name was Dr. Marvin Luches and he left behind an amazing horse. Appropriately named Great Scott and Mark felt he would be a great fit based on his size and athleticism. I leased Great Scott and began to feed my passion for horses. Read More

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