A Bit Of History
Some of the Great people that I have had the privilege to know, who have now passed on.
Linda Thomson (Mom)
If I could make one wish for all of humanity
it would be that every child would have a loving and caring mother like I had.
Owner / operator of Valley View Percherons of Lenore, Manitoba.
A breeder of big Percheron horses, a top of the line horseman
who always took time to share his knowledge.
Irvan Chamberlin, Semans, Saskatchewan
One of my first employers, a breeder of top quality Percheron horses,
and an excellent caretaker of livestock.
Clayton Hobman, Nokomis, Saskatchewan
Neighbour, friend, and Percheron breeder.
A great supporter of youth, good guy to work for, and an excellent story teller.
Lorne Lee, Nokomis, Saskatchewan
Family friend for over 30 years,
a better neighbour would be hard to find.
A breeder and importer of world class Clydesdales,
who was willing to share some insight with an aspiring Clydesdale breeder.
Eddie Arnold, Shoal Lake, Manitoba
A real gentleman, who loved to raise big weighty Clydesdales.
Over 50% of the Clydesdales at Hatfield descend from his breeding.
Aspiration and Commander were both draft horses sired by Bardrill Castle
who have influenced our herd through their daughters.
Commander, Croydon Isabel and the Iona family.
And Aspiration, Croydon Miss Judy and the Laura Lea Happy Magic daughters.