James spent his time as a junior rider in both equitation and dressage. Since then he has had much competition success including the 2008 Winning Nations Cup Team and Nations Cup Team Samsung Super League Final. In 2009 he enjoyed several placings in Spruce Meadows and placed in the Queens Cup Grand Prix.
Learning to ride at the age of 10, Kathy has since rode with Eve Cohen, Sheila Rogers, Anne Gibbons, Robert Hoskins and Ann Yohai. She has been teaching and training for over 35 years, a USEF “r” judge in Hunters and Hunter Seat Equitation for over 25 years and regularly attends clinics, including judges clinics.