Preston was a president
and director for the Canadian Hackney Society. His home was in Cambridge,
Ontario. It was at Preston Graham's Hotel where many a Canadian Hackney
Society Directors Meeting was held. He was a top breeder in North America.
He sold a lot of ponies to U.S. Farms. Some of the ponies he bred were
POT OF GOLD, STAR FLIGHT, CAMBRIDGE RINGLEADER. He loved the breed
and purchased new stallions to improve the blood lines here in Canada.
At one point he had 18 broodmares. One of the stallions he purchased
was REPEAT PERFORMANCE from Alan Burke and won with him at Devon Spring show.
John Schell was his blacksmith for many years. Preston was a very enjoyable
and likable person to work with on the board of directors. He loved
the hackney breed and worked toward improving the breed. He taught
many exhibitors the proper wearing apparel in the show ring. (Inducted