The Maryland Horse Breeders Association reelected Becky Davis, David DiPietro and Jim Steele to the board as well as electing new members Louis Merryman and Sabrina Moore for first terms.
Rebecca Davis (Chestertown) has previously served three three-year terms on the board. She has owned Goose Hill Farm since 2005 and has been a sales agent since 1966. She also manages and operates Dance Forth Farm for her parents Tom and Chris Bowman.
David DiPietro (Owings Mills) is a former president of Maryland Million, Ltd. and is serving his second term on the board. He is also the co-founder of Maryland Stallion Station and is a member of the Maryland Racing Commission’s Breeding Industry Task Force.
Jim Steele (Woodbine) has been the manager of Shamrock Farm since 1977. He has served on the board in the past and was the MHBA president from 2006 through 2009. He is the current president of Maryland Million, Ltd. as well as the chairman of the Maryland Horse Industry Board.
Louis Merryman (Port Deposit) is a managing partner in Heritage Stallions, Inc, which recently syndicated Seville and Imagining. He was formerly the stallion manager and farm manager of Northview Stallion Station as well as the general manager for Northview.
Sabrina Moore (Glyndon) is the manager of Greenmount Farm and has worked as a groom, in the Horsemen Relations department at Pimlico and as a horse sales showman. She is also a committee member of the Maryland Horse Industry Board.