Taylor Made Stallions Team

We at Taylor Made provide a full spectrum of services relating to the Thoroughbred Industry. Whether you are starting out in the Thoroughbred business or already involved, please call Taylor Made for answers to questions, or to utilize our Team Members’ expertise. We are a company of industry professionals that have the experience and the market savvy to help you manage all aspects of your equine needs and provide great care for your equine investments.

Ben Taylor, V.P. Taylor Made Stallions

Ben has been involved with Taylor Made since its inception and is the Vice President of Taylor Made Stallions, Inc., which currently stands six high-quality stallions. Ben oversees Taylor Made's stallion division, controls the stallions' books and reviews all mares submitted to the TMSI stallions. Ben and TMSI work in conjunction with WinStar in the management of the stallions TIZNOW and SPEIGHTSTOWN who stand at WinStar Farm. Ben and his wife, Jan, have 3 children – Brooks, Courtney and Clay.

btaylor@taylormadestallions.com

Tina Miller, Executive Assistant to the V.P. Taylor Made Stallions

Tina Miller, Executive Assistant to the V.P. Taylor Made Stallions

A Team Member since 1984, Tina has worked in various positions at Taylor Made. Starting out as the receptionist and assisting in the Boarding Department before moving on to Private Sales and then onto the Stallion Department in 1997 when Taylor Made began standing stallions. Tina handles the distribution of stud fees for stallions standing at Taylor Made. Tina also handles Taylor Made Stallions, Inc. investment portfolio of shares and breeding rights in stallions standing at the farm as well as stallions standing at various other farms. Tina maintains the insurance on said investments as well as reviewing all expenses pertaining to each investment. Tina also manages all paperwork concerning the sale of all Taylor Made Stallions, Inc. seasons to outside stallions.

tmiller@taylormadestallions.com

Travis White, Stallion Nominations Manager

Travis White, Stallion Nominations Manager

Travis joined Taylor Made in November of 2007 as the Stallion Nominations Manager. Travis has 15 years combined experience in sales and management, nine years of which have been focused in the thoroughbred horse industry as a Director of Seasons and Shares. Travis works closely with Vice President of Taylor Made Stallions, Inc., Ben Taylor, to oversee Taylor Made's stallion division and its portfolio of stallion shares. Travis’ primary roles are to reviews all mares submitted to the TMSI stallions, recruitment of mares and communication with shareholders. TMSI works in conjunction with WinStar in the management of the stallions TIZNOW and SPEIGHTSTOWN who stand at WinStar Farm. Travis and his wife, Jen have two children – twins Hayden and Hadley. Travis also holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Kentucky.

twhite@taylormadestallions.com

Gilberto Terrazas, Stallion Division Manager

Gilberto Terrazas, Stallion Division Manager

Gilberto joined the Taylor Made Stallion Division in 2006 as the Stallion Manager following five years as the Division Manager for Taylor Made's Yearling Complex. Gilberto supervises our stallion division, which includes the stallions: CALIFORNIA CHROME, GRAYDAR, MIDNIGHT STORM, MSHAWISH, NORTHERN AFLEET, and NOT THIS TIME. He supervises all breedings and the general care of the stallions. Gilberto works closely with Tina Miller and Wendy Upton on the booking of mares, corresponding with owners and the scheduling of stallion shows. Gilberto's previous experience included four years of experience at Overbrook Farm with mares and stallions. He also worked for 505 Farms where he prepped for the two-year-old in training sales. Gilberto is married to his wife, Annell, and has three children - Daniel, Kristina, and Adrian.

gterrazas@taylormadestallions.com

Wendy Upton, Stallion Booking

Wendy Upton, Stallion Booking

Wendy has an extensive background in the thoroughbred industry at all levels and got her start on the East Coast as an owner/operator of a small hunter boarding, breeding and training stable. She had experience in foaling and lay-ups in Virginia and worked in stallion administration in New York. Prior to coming to Taylor Made she worked for Bloodstock Research in Lexington, Kentucky. Wendy handles all bookings and contracts for the Taylor Made Stallions as well as the stud fee billing.

wupton@taylormadestallions.com

Liam Benson, Stallions Nominations Assistant

Growing up on a farm just outside of Ocala, Liam spent his childhood working with Thoroughbreds of all ages from broodmares to horses in the prime of their racing careers. Prior to joining Taylor Made in 2017, Liam was a stakes-winning trainer on the Mid-Atlantic circuit and in Kentucky. He won races at some of the biggest tracks in North America including Churchill Downs, Saratoga and Keeneland. Liam is a graduate of the Equine Industry Program with a minor in Entrepreneurship from the University of Louisville. Liam works closely with Travis White to help market the stallions and communicate with breeders.

lbenson@taylormadesales.com