About the WVTBA

The West Virginia Thoroughbred Breeders Association is a non-profit corporation that was founded in 1968 with the purpose to foster and promote the thoroughbred breeding and racing industries in West Virginia.

Members include businesses and individuals who have an interest in thoroughbred breeding and racing in West Virginia. The organization’s members have a shared belief that the West Virginia thoroughbred breeding program is an important and essential industry to West Virginia’s economy and way of life.



A Memorial Service for Buck Woodson will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at Charles Town Baptist Church, 211 East Congress St., Charles Town, WV 25414.

On Monday, January 21 at 11:30 there is a luncheon in Charleston WV for Women in Racing.If you're interested, click on the invitation for the information. Hope you can come!

Women in Racing Invitation

2018 WVTBA General meeting was held on November 26th at Charles Washington Hall. Topics covered were Legislative updates by Herb Snyder, WV Bred Program tips by Steffanie Simpson, reimbursement programs through the Eastern Conservation District by Barbie Elliot, and tax tips by Clissy Funkhouser. Thanks to our corporate sponsors, Darla Gaige of Growth Media Services and Megan Lentz of Southern States. About 40 people attended, including Jefferson County commissioner Ralph Lorenzetti and WV delegates John Doyle and Sammi Brown. Thanks to all for coming and making it a success!

To view a copy of the presentation by Steffanie Simpson, Click Here.
To view Barbie Elliott's presentation, Click Here.


By-Laws are revised!


The Board of Directors voted to accept the revised by-laws at their meeting on October 9, 2018.  Click link below to read:


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WV Thoroughbred Breeder’s Association
110 South George St, Suite 4
Charles Town, WV 25414

Mailing address
PO Box 626
Charles Town, WV 25414

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