established in 1995
Revelation Farms began with Robert and Kim Grom’s interest in horses. Calling Frenchtown, NJ home for more than 20 years, The Grom Family arrived at the main estate property - located on Fitzer Road in Frenchtown, NJ - in 1993. At that time, there was a simple, cape style farm house located on 45 acres. After installing a few run-in sheds along with proper horse fencing, two American Saddlebred horses were brought to the property, accompanying two pleasure horses who were also about to make Revelation Farms their home. These first two Saddlebreds were purchased from Fred and Mildred Link of Pittstown, NJ. Fred and Mildred owned a stallion named Carnations’s Stormy Leo. Robert and Kim acquired from them a colt and a filly, and while neither horse proved to have an illustrious career, they were greatly loved regardless. Larry Houck was the farm's first Saddlebred trainer, and soon after his arrival at the barn, the Grom's daughters were enrolled in Saddle Seat riding lessons with a local Morgan trainer in the area.
While this is just the start of the show chapter, the rest is history…the Grom family traveled all over the country showing. Beginning in “walk and trot,” then to “13 and under junior ex”, moving on to “17 and under” as the years flew by. Shortly thereafter, a state of the art Equine Facility was build on the Grom's adjacent estate property, thus establishing the agricultural center of Revelation Farms. As time passed, the horses of Revelation Farms became multi-titled World and National Champions. As did the Grom sisters, Kaitlyn & Tara, who were coached and mentored along the way by some of the best horsemen and instructors in the industry. Lillian Shively, Kathy Boggs, Erin Boggs, Jo Cornell, Terry Stephenson and Michael Richardson to name a few. While every horse that has been shown through the barn is deeply loved, the Grom's cannot deny that there have been a few diamonds in the rough who have stolen their hearts. These horses include the beloved RWC Diamond Flight, Unwharrie’s Patriot Sage, WCC Perfect Vengeance, WC Whimsicality, WCC Absolutely Exquisite, The King's Watchman, and WCC With Style and Grace.
Many of the horses at the Revelation Farms are retired on the grounds and living out their days on the lush green grass, happily making the farm their forever home.
Nowadays, the major focus of the farm is the selective breeding program. The Grom's have bred top-quality mares to select stallions such as Sultan's Great Day, Callaway's Northern Kiss, Undulata's Nutcracker, Sir William Robert, WGC Marc of Charm, Desert's Supreme Memories, Designed and Bluesville. The offspring of these royally bred horses have already earned top ribbons at the World Championship Horse Show, The American Royal, Lexington Junior League, as well as throughout Kentucky and the East Coast. Every spring, Revelation Farms welcomes the arrival of new foals.
Revelation Farms also specializes in Private Instruction for Beginner Equestrians, Intermediate, Advanced and Competitive Show Equestrians alike. Trail Riding is also available to Revelation Farms Equestrians on over 300 acres of exclusive trails. No matter what your goals in the saddle may be, you will find serenity, community and World class coaching at Revelation Farms.
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Robert and Kim