Nevada Standardbred Association Inc., announces formation of Advisory Committee

Las Vegas, NV – The Nevada Standardbred Association Inc., (“NVSA”) recently appointed an Advisory Committee to provide feedback to the Board of Directors on industry interests, regulatory matters, funding of stakes/breeding programs and training centers, and overall integrity considerations.

The Advisory Committee consists of Bobbie Jo Martin (Chair, former Trainer); Marty Allen, DVM; Gary Seibel (Hall of Fame Announcer); Scott R. Rothbort (Owner, Investments); Tony Zuzolo (horse acquisitions, former Driver); Ted Bookstaver (Owner, former Driver); Diane Bertrand (Standardbred Canada); John Burns (overall Horseman); Mark P’Poole (Trainer, former Driver); Andy Bryner (former Indiana Standardbred Association VP) ; and Rita Polese (Trainer, Owner). The NVSA Advisory Committee consists of founding members, former leaders, and/or those appointed by the Board of Directors.

Meetings will begin within the next 30 days and will be via a web-hosting conferencing service. It is expected that the sessions will not only be informative, but set the ground work for growth, start-up success and actionable items. Members wanting additional information, or those wishing to join the NVSA may send an email to to inquire.

The NVSA, a Nevada not-for-profit corporation that promotes and supports Harness Racing, as well as, standardbred breeding and development programs in Nevada.  The NVSA assists Racetrack start-ups and represents members in negotiations.  The NVSA recommends rule changes and regulations and cooperates with other Standardbred Associations such as the California Harness Horsemen’s Association.  The NVSA also consults with higher education to increase equine care and training within Nevada.

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