A Fascinating Read: Michael Stone On "Railroader"

March 25, 2019 - Wellington, FL

Michael Stone.
Photo by Elena Lusenti

Michael Stone, President of Equestrian Sport Productions, on “Railroader: The Unfiltered Genius and Controversy of Four-Time CEO Hunter Harrison,” the insightful biography of railroad CEO and show jumping owner, sponsor, and supporter, Hunter Harrison of Double H Farm: 

“I worked with Hunter Harrison through his involvement in the sport of show jumping and his partnership with the Winter Equestrian Festival.

"I always appreciated the input he provided as we improved our facility and our sport. Hunter always wanted the sport to succeed, and he put a lot of thought into how that could happen.

"In ‘Railroader,’ it was fascinating to read about Hunter as a businessman in the railroading world; his accomplishments are truly impressive. I enjoyed getting to know more about such a remarkable man who made such an impact in both the show jumping and railroading worlds.”

Copies of “Railroader” are available at the Winter Equestrian Festival Boutique and from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Railroader: The Unfiltered Genius and Controversy of Four-Time CEO Hunter Harrison” is an unflinching biography of the railroad CEO Hunter Harrison, who also made a lasting impact on the world of show jumping through his ownership of top horses at his Double H Farm and by bringing corporate sponsorship from CN and CP to multiple venues such as the venerated Spruce Meadows and the Winter Equestrian Festival. The author, Howard Green, was a broadcast journalist for 33 years and is best known as founding anchor at Canada's Business News Network. During his almost 15 years at BNN, he conducted more than 14,000 interviews, many with leading CEOs and the biggest names in business and politics, including Sir Richard Branson, Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan, and former British prime minister Tony Blair. Green is a two-time Emmy nominee and winner of Canada's top television prize for his documentary work, and his films have been broadcast worldwide. In 2013, Green became a bestselling author with the release of his first book, Banking on America: How TD Bank Rose to the Top and Took on the USA. Howard Green lives in Toronto.