Today, in Louisville, Kentucky, a memorial services held for one of the Maryland horse industry’s most ardent supporters, Tim Capps. A mentor to your Equiery publisher and to many others in the horse industry, if you didn’t know Tim, this interview from one year ago is a wonderful introduction.
Tim served the Maryland horse industry in a variety of professional roles, including executive director of the Maryland Horse Breeders Association/Maryland Million, Ltd, publisher of the Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred, vice president of the Maryland Jockey Club. He was a relentless and locquacious advocate for the industry, generous with his time, and inclusive in his philosophies: believing that a rising tide lifts all boats, Tim was an active member of the Maryland Horse Council executive committee, rarely missing a monthly meeting, and informally advocating for the interests of the Maryland Horse Council with Maryland legislators.
Locquacious. Learned. Analytical, Sardonic. Esoteric. Academic. Scholastic. Professorial. Wry. Finding the words to capture the personality of Tim Capps has a certain irony, as he was the Master Wordsmith (capitalization intentional and equally ironic), and when Tim left the Maryland horse industry, Maryland lost a unique intellectual equi-bon vivant. However, he left Maryland for what, perhaps, was his true calling at the University of Louisville. There, Tim was able to mentor and mold hundreds of young equine-business minds through UofL’s College of Business Equine Industry Program, of which he became director in 2011.
Maryland will miss you, Tim Capps. Thank you for all you gave to us.
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Guests include Tim Capps, director of the UofL Equine program and the winner of the Grawemeyer Award in Education
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