Venture Stables’ History

Larry Banman

Mr. Lawrence “Larry” Banman was the creator of Venture Stables.  Larry had a military background and believed that animals were an important part of  life. He raised Foxes, Standardbreds, Arabians, Quarter Horses and Paints.

In the year of 1995, Venture Stables became a reality!  It boasted a 60’x120′ indoor arena, a 100’x200′ outdoor arena, heated viewing room, 35 deluxe box stalls, daily turnout, riding lessons, camps, clinics and horse shows.  Venture Stables was THE place to come for anything equine!

Larry was diagnosed with ALS in January 2015, and despite the restrictions ALS had placed upon Larry, he still managed to make it out to the farm. Venture Stables was his passion.  Larry took great pride in this horse facility and we strive to keep that venture going too.

On June 2, 2015, Larry lost his battle with ALS and although Larry is no longer here in body, we know his spirit is still a big part of Venture Stables.  Forever in our hearts.

Venture Stables is being reborn and brought back to life.  We are pleased to be a family oriented facility and we welcome all equine disciplines and sports.  Fun and Safety are the name of the game around here!