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BMF Staff

 
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Mikayla Yonkers -  Farm Manager

Mikayla joined Bob Moore Farms in 2019 as our breeding assistant. Since then, she has worked her way up to Yearling Manager then Assistant Farm Manager.

Before coming to Bob Moore Farms Mikayla graduated from Michigan State University’s Horse Management program where an internship opportunity led her to Oklahoma. “It is an honor to be appointed Farm Manager of Bob Moore Farms,” says Mikayla Yonkers, “I am very excited to be able to continue growing my career while learning from one of the most well respected and knowledgeable men in the industry.”

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Phillip Stewart  -  Senior Advisor

Phillip Stewart has called Bob Moore Farms home since he moved to Oklahoma from Denver, Colorado in February of 1982. Working his way from the polo clubs to breeding help and finally farm manager, Phillip has become one of the most respected individuals in the Quarter Horse Racing industry. He sits on the AQHA Racing Committee, Racing Council, and Graded Stakes Sub Committee. A former OQHRA President, he remains a director of emeritus for the association and is on the board of directors for Heritage Place Sale Company. Phillip is well respected in the breeding business for his knowledge of pedigree and commitment to providing the best mare and foal care around. Bob Moore Farms represents an outstanding group of sale yearlings year after year, and Phillip's hands on approach to sale fitting has made Bob Moore Farms the number one choice for many to represent their consignments.

The vast responsibilities as the Bob Moore Farms Manager are rewarding to Phillip as he strives to maintain the high standards of professionalism and customer respect that Bob Moore himself taught him. "I have grown up at Bob Moore Farms and am blessed to call this place home. It has always been an honor to work here and a great privilege to know Bob personally."

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Alejandro Cardona  -  Stallion Manager

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Riley Law  -  Office Manager

Riley was born and raised on a small quarter horse breeding farm just south of Norman, in Washington, Oklahoma. It was there that she first discovered a passion for all things equine. Riley’s mother Renee, shared with her a love for hunter/jumpers and they competed regularly with their horses throughout her childhood. From her father Walt and brother Jordan, Riley learned to appreciate and understand the importance of bloodlines. She learned proper mating’s often brought out the best characteristics of both the sire and the dam of a horse. Above all, a genuine love and deep respect for the animals themselves was ingrained in her from the very beginning. Reflecting on her childhood, she remembers,“Some of my fondest memories are of being with my mother in the foaling stalls watching babies come into this world. We traveled to many different stud farms taking mares to be bred. My family has always been involved with horses in one way or another and being able to continue with that lifestyle is truly a blessing for me.”Eventually, Riley’s path diverged from the horse world and she ended up attending the University of Oklahoma where she focused on history, ethnic conflict, and religion and obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in History in 2011.

During the last 18 years, Riley has worked mostly in the home health care industry working as a receptionist, personnel assistant, scheduler, and most recently as the office manager for a large home health company branch in Norman, OK. In addition to home health Riley also has experience as a hiring manager, where she completed an astonishing 2000 interviews during her time with a large warehouse and then as a title clerk for a local dealership in Oklahoma City. “I have been very lucky over the years to have worked for some really amazing people and I will always be grateful to them but none of those opportunities were where my heart lies. I love horses! They are my true passion and when I learned there was an opportunity to work for an industry legend such as Bob Moore Farms, I jumped at the chance! I’m so grateful to be able to work in an industry that has always been so close to my heart.”

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Dr. Brian Carroll  -  Veterinarian

Dr. Carroll grew up in rural east central Oklahoma and attended Oklahoma State University for undergraduate work, as well as, obtaining his D.V.M. Since graduating in 1980, his general equine practice has included emphasis on western performance, sport horse, race track practice, and farm medicine. However, since 1994 his practice time has been spent primarily in reproduction. Today Dr. Carroll's days are spent working in assisted reproductive techniques for the mare and advanced stallion management.