An entrepreneur in various industries, Paul Bulmahn grew up with a love of horses. He opened GoldMark Farm, a 2,600-acre commercial Thoroughbred training center located in Ocala in 2006.

GoldMark features a three-quarter-mile track, barns designed to stay cool, an equine saltwater spa and Equivibe vibration plates. GoldMark Farm also features a Triple Crown Museum created by Bulmahn with memorabilia from each of the 13 winners.

His homebred, Soutache, won two legs of the 2017 Florida Sire Stakes and top graduates of breaking, training and rehabilitation include Arcangelo, Cross Traffic, Mylute, Shackleford, Dullahan, Karlovy Vary, Pluck, Gypsey’s Warning, Mr. Sidney, Backtalk, Elusive Lady, Timber Reserve, It’s Tea Time, Silver Max, and Private Zone.

He pioneered the invention of a biomass reactor to turn horse manure into energy and is working to make the process useful for large and small horse farms alike.

Bulmahn supports many equine causes and community events, including hosting the Ocala Symphony at the farm and a Florida Horse Park fundraiser featuring Kate Chenery Tweedy. He has also contributed a positive industry voice to television interviews and is producing a documentary movie about the living Triple Crown jockeys.

He presently serves on the Texas State University board of directors of the College of Business Foundation and also on the Skywave Network LLC board. Paul earned a J.D. from University of Texas School of Law; and an M.B.A. from the Graduate School of Business, Texas State University, which in 2000 named him a Distinguished Alumnus.

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