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Interview with David Switzer, August 1, 2007

Part of Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with David Switzer, August 1, 2007
Creator:
David Switzer; interviewee. Kim Lady Smith; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2007
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
David Switzer is the executive director of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association and the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders, headquartered in Lexington, KY. In this second interview, Switzer, a former insurance and bloodstock agent, discusses his role in the dissolution of Calumet Farm. He talks about the impact of Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome (MRLS) on the horse industry and the research being conducted to prevent it. Switzer also speaks about being an association director and an industry spokesperson, his political accomplishments, and his experiences lobbying members of the Kentucky General Assembly and the U.S. Congress.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Type:
audio
Subject:
Switzer, David, 1945- -- Interviews, Lobbyists -- Interviews, Thoroughbred horse, Kentucky Thoroughbred Association, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, Calumet Farm (Ky.), Horses -- Diseases, Horses--Breeding, Mares -- Diseases, Veterinary medicine -- Study and teaching, Kentucky. General Assembly, United States. Congress
Source:
Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7fxp6txw51/data/mets.xml
Rights:
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