Matt Lyons will join Candy Meadows Farm as its Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective Jan. 1, Candy Meadows and Cheyenne Stables owner Everett Dobson announced Monday. An Ireland native, Lyons was previously Vice President and General Manger of Woodford Thoroughbreds in Kentucky before it was consolidated and relocated to Florida. He managed the Woodford farm operations for 10 years.
“Matt brings a level of experience in farm management, pedigree analysis, and sales prep that made him an ideal fit for our program,” said Dobson.
“Everett is a highly respected leader of our industry and I look forward to working alongside him to grow and develop Candy Meadows Farm,” added Lyons.