- July 1, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
A passion for her business and a clear plan to put her grant money to good use to grow it has vaulted Jonna Wisher Ibañez, founder of JW Equine Services in Rosenberg Texas, to first place in the Nav’s quarterly $10,000 Small Business Grant.
Jonna has turned her lifelong passion for horses into a full service equine business that includes lessons, boarding and training horses. She plans to use the funds from the grant to help build a covered arena which will allow her to extend her business to serve clients in all weather conditions. “I will be able to make money more consistently,” she explains.
Running an equine business means her days include many different responsibilities; caring for horses, training them and their riders, competing on client’s horses or coaching riders through competitions, keeping track of farrier and veterinary care and more. She also raises, trains, competes and sells prospects from the dam line…