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WLM | generations it was his vision to be a horse trainer. As he worked with his parents’ mules, this was encouraged. When he left home out of high school, he traveled to Wyoming with two mules. Grant journeyed to California and played professional polo for a number of years. After moving to Dubois, Wyoming, Grant worked a cattle ranch and then returned to Colorado for a short time. In 1997, Wyoming became Grant’s home when he and Jane married. Jane’s grandparents, who came from Switzerland in 1911, homesteaded in the valley. Jane’s father and mother, Walter and Betty Feuz, bought the piece of ranch property which is still family owned today. The Diamond Cross Ranch and Horse Whisperer presentations are housed on a portion of that property.  demand. With ample parking, sound system, customizable seating and handicap access, event layouts can be viewed at diamondcrossranch. com. Typical evening Horse Whisperer events showcase a one hour demonstration, an authentic western dinner and cocktails, and live western music followed by the roasting of s’mores over a campfire. Grant complements his presentation by meandering through the crowds, connecting with the guests and answering questions. The principles that guide Grant and Jane Golliher’s business have meshed with the upbringing of their children. Luke graduated from Harvard, obtained his Master’s degree in Business Administration and worked for an investment firm, the Carlisle Group, based in Washington D.C. He now interjects his skills into the operation of the Diamond Cross Ranch. Peter graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, and upon graduation, moved to a position in Washington D.C., where he worked in the White House. In fact, Peter interned for Vice President Richard Cheney in 2005. Tara, an outstanding horsewoman, studied at Westchester College, Pennsylvania, and honed her talents in the arenas of drama and psychology. Maintaining an authentic ranch which involves training horses Offered an opportunity to host Horse Whisperer presentations outside of Nashville, Tennessee, Grant and Jane preferred to maintain the Wyoming-based Diamond Cross Ranch and showcase Jackson’s ranching legacy. Now, instead of a white tent, a 13,000 square foot barn has been built to accommodate audience www.wyolifestyle.com 37