FRANK & CAROL HENNESSEY
Owners of Hennessey Arabians and complete animal lovers, Frank and Carol have recently relocated to Ocala, Florida from their homes in Michigan and Massachusetts. A long time entrepreneur and CEO of several businesses, Frank is a decorated businessman who is slowly settling into retirement with the help of his Arabian Horses. With business in his blood, Frank continues to keep a full schedule, however has created the farm as a serene haven for he, Carol and his animals.
Jerzy Zbyszewski, better known as "George Z" was born and raised in Poland. He graduated from Krakow University with a Masters Degree in Animal Physiology and Biochemistry. Following his graduation he began his career as an equine specialist at various Polish State Stud farms. In 1981, George came to the United States, where he was first employed by Sir William Farm in Scottsdale, Arizona. In the following years, he successfully managed, bred and trained horses for several major North American breeders, and also completed the Equine Reproduction Course at Colorado State University.In the early 90's, George began his own international equine consulting business, specializing in importing, promoting, leasing and exhibiting some of the finest Arabian horses in the world.
His imports include: Multiple international champion *Emanor, U.S. and Canadian National Champions: *Kwestura, *Zagrobla, *Fallada, *El Dorada, *Pianissima and U.S. Reserve National Champion Stallion *Ganges. Presently, George is the general manager at Hennessey Arabian, LLC. "George Z is the genius behind our breeding program," says Frank Hennessey. His advisement and direction guides the Hennessey dream.
Jenn has been involved with Hennessey Arabians from the beginning of its formation and has been in charge of advertising and promotional planning. She has masterfully developed the branding of the farm. She is the promotional manager and works closely with Riyan to create and promote the image of Hennessey Arabians.
Riyan is the public relations director for the farm. She is responsible for the web site management as well as all social media relations. Riyan works closely with George on the marketing of the Hennessey herd. In an effort to keep public relations strong on the international market, Riyan travels all over the world to shows such as Salon du Cheval, Paris; All Nations Cup, Achen; Mediteranean Championships Menton, France; Polish National Championships, Poland; Middle Eastern Show Circuit and more. She has also developed a relationship with South American breeders to further the Hennessey market and PR in Colombia, Brazil and Costa Rica.
Jeff is the Hennessey Arabians Farm Manager and has been with us since 2010. He brings extensive knolwedge about maintenance, equipment and agriculture management to the team.