The name Bhima has been synonymous with thoroughbred breeding excellence in the Hunter Valley of NSW for many many years since being established by Vivian Bath in 1953.
Since purchasing Bhima in 2015, Mike and Kate Fleming have continued learning about the stories of this land and the elite horses produced from it. This rich history will be preserved and honoured as the next chapter of Bhima unfolds.
Invermein was subdivided after Edward Parbury's death. The homestead and 2,000 acres of land was purchased by James Henry Doyle.
BHIMA STUD was born.
GEOFF & BERYL WHITE purchase Bhima Stud along with neighbouring historic property 'Invermien' for $4.5million. They merged the two properties into one broodmare farm, to have up to 100 horses, 35 of them being broodmares. The Whites already owned Marscay, who they bought for $50,000 at the William Inglis & Son.
Sale in Sydney in 1981, he is now considered one of the country's greatest broodmare sires