About Our Farm

J.A.G. Arabians has been operating since 1982 under the ownership and management of Kathy and Jimmy. At this time, the farm was located in Houston, Texas. In 1987, J.A.G. Arabians relocated to Alpharetta, Georgia bringing with them four horses.

 

J.A.G. Arabians stood the athletic, pure Polish Arabian stallion, Elated MSF (until he was gelded). Elated was shown dressage (up to 2nd level), western pleasure, country english pleasure, hunters, western trail, competitive trail riding, combined training, jumpers, and participated and competed in Atlanta Pony Club with Kathy's daughter, Jessica.  The Welsh Pony stallion, Glyncadno Fairy King also stood at stud at the farm until he was sold to Brownwood Farm. King was awarded the 1995 Fourth Place High Score Award South East Region for Section B Stallions with Kathy Gilker.

On December 16, 1999, Kathy and Jimmy and their twin daughters moved to Mountain Road.

 

Kathy has continued to train and show in dressage, hunters, and combined training along with enjoying trail rides, hunter paces and cross country schooling with her Arabians and Half-Arabians, with the help of her twin daughters, Megan and Jessica, and support of her husband. To see a gallery of Kathy and her past show horses press here.

J.A.G. Arabians is home to local, regional, and national winners, including National Champion & Top Ten Winner J.A.G. Cafe Au Lait+/ (sadly deceased), multiple National Champion & Top Ten winner JAG Kalico Kid+/,  Top 19 Green Medium Pony JAG Royal Knight at the 2014 USEF Pony Finals out of 70, multiple National Champion & Top Ten winner Conkar+/, and National Top Ten winner JAG Lady Pegasus+/. JAG Royal Knight is also the 2017 Arabian Horse Association Open Competition Award winner for his lifetime of achievements on the open circuit against all breeds. JAG Lady Pegasus+/ was the 2018 Arabian Horse Association Ambassador Award Winner for her lifetime of being a positive Arabian horse ambassador to the community with Girl Scouts, 4H groups, & new riders. We are also home to upcoming young stars and two retirees (one 27 year old and one 34 year old).

Megan Gilker Thomas is an Arabian Horse Association Rider of Excellence  and Jessica Gilker is a Arabian Horse Association Rider of Excellence Champion. The Rider of Excellence Champion is the highest performance award presented to an Amateur through the AHA Achievement Awards program. Megan received her USDF Bronze Medal in 2018. Jessica is currently working towards her United States Dressage Federation Bronze Medal with JAG Kalico Kid+//. Megan is also rated a 1* rider via www.centerlinescores.com

They are members of the Arabian Horse Association, the United States Equestrian Federation, the United States Dressage Federation, the Arabian Sport Horse Alliance, Inc., the Georgia Arabian Horse Association, and the Georgia Hunter Jumper Association.

Kathy Gilker, Megan Thomas, & Jessica Gilker were on the Board of Directors 2017-2018 for the Georgia Arabian Horse Association (GAHA). Jessica Gilker is the 2019 1st President for the Georgia Arabian Horse Association and was the 2017 GAHA Youth Director. Jessica and Megan have both received the GAHA President's Award for their volunteer efforts - Jessica received the award in 2017 and Megan received the award in 2018. Jessica Gilker also received the Arabian Horse Association Club Level Volunteer Award for 2018.

Please note this a private farm and we offer no public services. We can recommend wonderful trainers and instructors in the area who we have had the opportunity to with work previously. We are happy to have visitors and share our love for horses - they just need to make an appointment.

Our Farm
Gated front entry - please note visits are by appointment ONLY.
Four outdoor wash racks and two heated and air conditioned feed/tack rooms. One with lounge area and full bathroom
Two Arenas
200' x 75' covered arena with lights and a 100' × 200' outdoor arena - both with sprinkler systems
Approximately forty-one acres of forest and rolling hills with a stream
Eighteen 12' x 12' stalls and one broodmare stall
Covered Arena
200' x 75' covered arena with lights with sprinkler system
Outdoor arena
100' × 200' outdoor arena with sprinkler system
Fall at JAG Arabian Sport Horses
The drive up to the barn during the fall
Our beautiful pastures!
Exceptional amenities!
Covered arena with lights and sprinkler system and outdoor, lighted jumping arena with sprinkler system
Kathy with three of the horses/ponies she bred and trained - JAG Khasanova, JAG Khalahari, and 2015 Sport Horse Nationals Top Ten Winner JAG Lady Pegasus+/
Kathy with two geldings she bred (half brothers) - 2006 Youth National Dressage Champion JAG Cafe Au Lait+/ and 2x 2017 National Dressage Champion JAG Kalico Kid+//.
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Exceptional amenities! Covered arena with lights and sprinkler system and outdoor, lighted jumping arena with sprinkler system