Dr James Warson (ret), began neurosurgery practice in Kentucky, USA, in 1974. He relocated to Colorado, where he founded Front Range Brain and Spine Surgery in 1978. He devoted the majority of his practice to spine surgery (performing over 5,000 procedures during his career) and equine-related spinal injuries were Dr Warson’s field of expertise. In 1984, Dr Warson established J & J Farms, where he bred, trained, exhibited, and sold multiple Grand National and World Champion Morgan horses. In 2003, J & J Farms transferred to its current location in Kamuela, Hawaii.