music star brings horse to top notch equine facility in Central
December 2002 - Kenny and Joan Sims, owners of Highlife Farms announced
today that legendary country music singer, George Jones arrived
on property to unload one of his masterpieces. Not a song but a
horse: a big Percheron horse named Lakota by Avatars Knight's Commander.
This phenomenal animal will be trained and taken care of to the
highest of standards at Highlife Farms.
who lives in Tennessee with his wife Nancy, plans on making multiple
trips to Central Florida and Highlife Farms to admire his horses
progress and to relax. When asked why Highlife Farms, Jones said,
"I've known the Sims family for many years and trust their
work ethics. Even though I live hundreds of miles away, I trust
Highlife Farms and wouldn't let this incredible horse go anywhere
a 2 year old, 16-hand, 1,725-pound Percheron, is in great care.
Highlife Farms employs a very knowledgeable staff that is skilled
in taking existing learned patterns and implementing them into future
lessons. Single Horse Cart Driving is one technique that Highlife
Farms will continue in "Lakota's" training program.
arrival of this caliber horse and owner is no surprise since Highlife
Farms is known for their unsurpassed breeds and facility. Many of
the horses on property are imported from Europe and used for successful
breeding and showing. Stallions standing at stud, such as the highly
talented Pilox by Pilot and Highlife by Habicht are a few enjoying
the Central Florida atmosphere. In 2003, the aggressive importing
schedule continues with world famous horses including Donnerhall
son, stallion - Danse diabolique and the 17.2 hands Bundeschampionate
Der Euro by Don Schufro.
the equestrian enthusiast, Highlife Farms is a dream. With an oversized
covered arena, jumping paddocks, and 50 acres of lush paddocks,
the facility offers something for everyone, at any experience level
and age. If it's breeding, boarding or training your looking for,
Highlife Farms can help. Call 407.293.0110 to schedule an appointment
to tour this world class facility.