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James Gillan

The year James Gillam was born, his parents bought a small farm in North Hatley, QC, which became home to sheep, rabbits, cows, and a couple of driving ponies. By the time James was seven, his mother was operating a small riding school. Now 25 and an emerging show jumping talent, James operates G&G Sporthorses out of North Hatley with girlfriend, Brianne Robinson. With extensive European and North American connections, they specialize in the import, training, and sales of proven sport horse bloodlines. James also has high hopes for his own future in the ring: “One of my strongest personal goals, like most riders, is to wear our country's coveted red jacket.” Tell us about your first pony. My first pony, Suzi Q, definitely taught me to glue myself to the saddle! She bucked through lead changes, stopped at the slightest bit of fill at the jumps, randomly spooked, bit…

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