Sweetgrass Equestrian Owner and President
Jeff Peller of the Peller Estates Winery family is the man behind the vision of Sweetgrass Equestrian. With the completion of this incredible property, his dream is now a reality. Avid horseman, actor, theatre director, producer and entrepreneur. Jeff was the artistic director of the actors studio of Canada where he taught acting and directed many successful theatrical productions. His artistic resume includes many productions that he has acted, directed and produced to rave reviews. Jeff is no stranger to ambitious projects and big ideas. This is apparent when you walk through the doors of Sweetgrass Equestrian.
Jeff is also a marathon runner who recently ran his sixth consecutive Boston Marathon on April 16 2019. Jeff has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to support finding a cure for Alzheimer’s. He runs each year in honor of his mother Connie who past away from Alzheimer’s May 28th 2013. He is member in good standing with Canadian Actors Equity Association and ACTRA. In 1998, Jeff was nominated for Entrepreneur of the Year by the Hamilton & District Chamber of Commerce. In 1999, he was nominated for and won the award for Commitment to Education and Training at the Greater Hamilton Tourism & Marketing Awards.
Jeff’s love for horses has been with him all throughout his life. He has competed in Hunter/Jumper and Steeple-chasing but his greatest love remains Fox Hunting where he is now Hunt Master of the Wellington Waterloo Hunt. His dream was to have a premium property for his horses to reside and with Sweetgrass Equestrian that dream is now a reality. Jeff’s horses are family members and this is evident to all who visit this exquisite property. Welcome to the Sweetgrass Equestrian family!