Hollin Farm is owned and operated by Gary and Kathy Hollin. We are located in Bishop, Georgia and have been in operation since 1986. Gary Hollin has made a lifelong career in the training of Tennessee Walking Horses.

Our primary goal has always been to promote the Tennessee Walking Horse as the ultimate show horse and that the ultimate family sport is showing Tennessee Walking Horses.

Hollin Farm is a family oriented business, specializing in the development and training of amateur and juvenile horses. This includes finding the right horse for each rider.

 

Aside from their busy show schedule, Gary and Kathy truly love trail riding. When they’re not showing horses, you are likely to find them in the mountains or at a State Park, riding their favorite trail horses.

Because of the love for gaited horses, Gary has become involved with developing top quality gaited trail horses. Among these areTennessee WalkersSpotted Saddle Horses and Kentucky Mountain Horses.


10 Valuable Tips for Beginners

Horse riding can be addressed as a sport for equestrians, leisure past time for some, or a mode of transportation to others. Riding a horse is not as easy as it sounds. A rider will need to undergo basic trainings and lots of practice. An experienced and professional horse rider can help assist beginners on how to mount, ride, walk, and do simple trots in this fun activity. Here are some few tips for novices who would like to try horse riding.

- Before anything else, prevention is better than cure as they always say. Having safety helmets, back protectors, and wearing proper attire are some preventive measures to ensure one's safety.

- Seek consultation and ask for a brief orientation to a horse rider expert. Seeking for a friend's advice who is good at horse riding is nice but an accredited horse rider should be on top priority.


5 Reasons You Should Take

How many outdoor activities offer you the opportunity to bond with an animal? Move the same pace with it. Riding a horse gives you the opportunity not only to care for the animal but also let the animal take you places you would normally not go because of the distance or gear limitations. Here are 5 reasons why you should take up horse riding lessons.

1. Horse riding lessons are a great way to keep fit and healthy. Regularly riding a horse works out your heart and lungs making an amazing cardiovascular workout. The activity is also a great way to enhance good posture, muscle strength, motor skills and coordination. Horse riding lessons will introduce you to the liberating and confidence building endeavour of riding horses. It is a total mind and body workout while having a great time.


A Few Tips For Buying A Horse

A horse farm is probably one of the most beautiful real estate properties there is. As you drive up the drive, you're met with a picturesque view: A red roofed white two story house with a large red barn next to it, surrounded by immaculate board fences and green pastures. Of course, there are several horses staring over the fence at you, their coats gleaming in the sunshine.

But aside from its looks, what makes a good horse farm? If you're planning on buying or building a horse farm, here are a few things to keep in mind.

The house

It might seem like an obvious thing, but be certain that if a house is on the farm, that it will fulfill your needs for a house. It wouldn't make sense to buy a farm and have to build a new house.


A Guide To Starting

A Guide To Starting A Horse Farm Or Ranch In Kentucky   by Attila Jancsina

in Business    (submitted 2008-06-01)

The Commonwealth of Kentucky is known for its magnificent caves, longest navigable bodies of waters, the two largest man-made lakes that can be found in the east of the Mississippi river, bourbon distilleries, blue grass music, and highly-diverse environment rich in natural resources. More importantly, Kentucky is known as the "Bluegrass" State, as the region is abundant with bluegrass, may it be in lawns or in the pastures.

Thoroughbred horses are also one of the most famous features of Kentucky. With pastures covered with plenty of bluegrass, horse breeding and horse racing became one of the main attractions of this region. Kentucky is known to have produced the best race horses breed in the renowned horse ranches all over the state.


A short history of farm

A short history of farm machinery from eighteen fifty to the present day   by John

in Autos / Trucks    (submitted 2012-02-06)

A short history of farm machinery from eighteen fifty to the present day shows an evolutionary path which was kick started by the introduction of self propelled steam powered traction engines, lumbering leviathans which were, at the time, technical marvels unsurpassed in their power and efficiency. Prior to this time the horse had held sway over farming and had been the beast of burden for many centuries and had up till this time been the powerhouse of the farming revolution over the previous two thousand years or so.


Another Find Thoroughbred Horse Racing Fantasy

Another Find Thoroughbred Horse Racing Fantasy Offers - Curlin   by Horseracegame

in Computers / Computer Games    (submitted 2011-09-29)

Timeform awarded him a rating of 134, declaring him the best racehorse in the whole equestrian fraternity. With some amazing performances and victories under his belt, he indeed was one of the selected few to qualify for the ‘best’; this was Curlin, a horse remembered for his exceptional display of intelligent racing and incredible endurance. Curlin was the ‘dirt’ God.

Curlin derived his lineage from the best in business racehorses. While his sire was Smart Strike, a former Canadian star, his maternal grand sire was Deputy Minister. Amidst numerous lawsuits the ownership of Curlin became quite a challenging decision but all issues resolved, Curlin became a property of Stonestreet Stables and Midnight Cry Stables. He was assigned to Steve Asmussen and Helen Pits for training.


Buy a Horse Farm With Horse

The recent downturn of the American economy has also signaled a shortage of lenders willing to invest capital to all but the most pristine of creditors. While many Americans do not have a perfect credit rating, there are several exceptions to this trend, one of the most pivotal being the rate of borrowing for American farmers.

The amount of capital being lent to small farms has been increasing each year, even as the economic forecast has gone south. The reason behind this is the utility of corn -- that bio fuel companies need endless quantities of the crop in order for research, development, and production. While this boom has been extremely helpful for corn farmers, the trickle down affects small farms of every stripe, and most banks today are more than willing to invest money into family farms growing other crops or animals like horses.


Buying a Horse Farm

I have sold Real Estate now for about 13 years. Having lived in the country for many years I do well with the selling of farms, country estates, and cottages. These particular types of Real Estate do have extra areas of expertise required to help you close the deal. Over the years I have found that the real stumbling blocks are not so much the added areas of expertise that the salesperson requires, but the attitudes of the various family members involved in the buying of the property, especially in the buying of a property to be used as a horse farm. Sometimes you just have to sit back and shake your head in wonderment.

Mother or wife of the family wants the perfect house. It has to be modern, spacious, and be in move-in condition. Now if mother happens to be the key horse person, then the barn or stable has to be perfect. The stalls have to be just the right size, the alleys have to be more than adequate, there has to be an automatic watering system, and the stable has to lead to a large, in-door arena without having to set foot outside. If mother or wife's main focus is the running of the horse operation, then she may overlook some of the short-comings of the house in favor of the perfect horse set-up, but don't count on it.


Enjoying a Horse Riding

Enjoying a Horse Riding Vacation to Ireland   by Danielle Saige

in Hobbies    (submitted 2010-06-29)

A great destination for horse riding vacation is Ireland, which known for its hospitality and gracious reception attracts millions of visitors from all parts of the globe to this wonderful homely, still vivacious environment. People enjoy witnessing as well as experiencing some of the famous traditional Irish culture that includes its music and singing, drinking, traveling and horse riding vacation.

Horseback adventure and horse riding tours is a closely knit part of Irish attraction as the horses became close associates of the Irish culture from the time they got involved with the agricultural setting of the island. In addition, the Grand National, Irish championship for three years uninterruptedly made the relationship stronger.


Everything You Know Concerning

Everything You Know Concerning Horse Racing Wagering?   by Racingfuture

in Sports    (submitted 2012-12-31)

If you want to get far better you moose racing final result then it really is be required so that you can pursue any systematic shift towards contest assessment. It isn't that picking winning jockeys or perhaps horses is incredibly difficult; yet, it ought some work with your portion.

Sensible moose players are the individuals who usually do not waste a whole lot time inside collecting details, because it’s merely time spend effort no anything different. All you should do is to be able to plan and utilize a sound shift toward that will aid you to have better you probability of winning. Yet, good position does. Thus, in place of just emphasizing the victors you ought to as properly consider far better bets. Generally speaking, it requires defeating up of your preferred, because that is where a lot of the cash with bet inside involved. At the same time, some folks quarrel that a lot of the times a lot more favorite’s victor about a 3rd of energy and thus audiences go for them. Yet, this will be incorrect shift toward. Any time viewers pick them, they stake one of the most favorites down and in addition they turn into unbeneficial and also in a lot of the events they will lose double as much. In this example, the market is twice most likely to become mistaken.