Interview with David Switzer, July 23, 2007
Part of Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project
- Interview with David Switzer, July 23, 2007
- David Switzer; interviewee. Kim Lady Smith; interviewer.
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- David Switzer is the executive director of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association and the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders, headquartered in Lexington, KY. In this interview, Switzer discusses his family, his childhood, and his early interest in agriculture and horses. He speaks about working on a neighbor's farm as a teenager and his employment with Hall of Fame trainer, Mack Miller. For thirteen years, Switzer operated an equine insurance and bloodstock agency, and he explains the business. Switzer also talks about current issues facing the horse industry, such as sales tax, disaster relief, and slaughter.
- Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
- University of Kentucky
- Switzer, David, 1945-, Lobbyists -- Interviews, Thoroughbred horse, Kentucky Thoroughbred Association, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, Horse industry -- Law and legislation, Horse industry -- Kentucky, Miller, Mackenzie, 1921-, Animal welfare, Horse industry -- Taxation -- Law and legislation
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