on the cover:
Oh Dancing On Heir
(Afires Heir x DD My Dance), 2011 mare, owned by Lindsay O’Reilly French, trained by Oak Haven Farms, Bullard, Texas. Photo by Jeff Janson.
Cover Story: Oak Haven Farms
by Gary Dearth
Arabian horses have a way of weaving themselves into the fabric of the families who love them. And when the right family comes along, a special alchemy occurs. The Krohn family’s multi-generational passion for Arabian horses has created an extraordinarily successful family business from humble beginnings, and they may just be getting started.
Long before Jason Krohn won his first national championship, his ancestors were deeply involved with Arabian horses. His mother, Genna Purvine Krohn, explains, “My grandparents, Glenn and Ruth Purvine, and my father, Bruce Purvine, all had Arabian horses. My grandfather founded the Southern California Half-Arabian Horse Association in 1947… Read more