Tom and Nancy Clark, Farm Owners
Tom was raised on a farm and has been around Thoroughbreds his entire life. He purchased his first racehorse in 1984 and has been actively involved in the industry ever since. Nancy earned her degree in Animal Science at the University of California at Davis. After graduating, she managed an Appaloosa and Thoroughbred breeding farm in the 1980's, which is now Victory Rose Thoroughbreds.

Since purchasing the farm in April of 2000, the Clarks have transformed Rancho San Miguel into one of the leading stallion stations in California and the nation, investing in new pastures, barns, equipment, and housing for employees. These additions have allowed them to hire the most highly trained and skilled horsemen. As knowledgeable horse people and clients themselves, Tom and Nancy understand the importance of providing the best possible care.
 
Clay Murdock, General Manager
Clay, originally from Idaho, started out as a jockey in his native state, and has spent his entire life in the industry, acquiring extensive knowledge through his years of experience which he shares with clients and staff alike. He has been at Rancho San Miguel since 1987 and built and managed the training facility in his early days at the Ranch. As the farm changed its focus to breeding, he was promoted to General Manager. Clay is now responsible for all activities conducted on the farm, in addition to building and maintaining relationships with all our clients.
   
Dr. Stacy Potter D.V.M, Resident Veterinarian
Rancho San Miguel is very pleased to have Dr. Stacy Potter, DVM as an integral part of our team as the resident veterinarian. Dr. Stacy Potter is a graduate of the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and has extensive experience in equine reproduction and equine husbandry. Dr. Potter has spent time working on a large Quarter Horse breeding farm in addition to putting time in at the Barretts two-year-old in training sales. She also has her own broodmare and has spent over 15 years showing in the American Quarter Horse circuit, competing and placing at The AQHA World Show. 
   
Hannah Twichell, Assistant Manager and Head of Marketing
Hannah graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, in 2015, with a degree in Animal Science; with a concentration in assisted reproduction technologies and equine science. She was active in the equine breeding enterprise working her way up to breeding manager her senior year. Hannah grew up on her families Arabian breeding farm and has been working with horses her whole life. At Rancho San Miguel, she oversees the breeding and health records of all the horses, assists Dr. Potter in procedures, assists in foaling and foal handling, and manages Stallion advertising.
   
Stefani Niesen, Farm Secretary and Office Manager
Stefani is a Central Coast native, born and raised in Lompoc. Growing up she was heavily involved in 4-H, FFA and High School Rodeo. She enjoyed showing livestock with a large focus in beef cattle and horses. Stefani has a passion for Beef Cattle. She is on the Board of the Santa Barbara County CattleWomen and takes every chance she can to educate people about agriculture. Growing up working as a vet assistant and then working as an Office manager, she brings a lot of versatility to the ranch. She is now responsible for accounts payable/receivable along with all administrative duties associated with the farm, including Jockey Club and California- Bred registrations, Breeders' Cup nominations and sales entries.
   
Jorge Cruz, Broodmare Manager
Jorge has been with Rancho San Miguel since 1995 and has worked his way up from a groom to the farm's Broodmare Manager. He lives on the farm and assists in all foaling procedures. Jorge also keeps track of pasture rotations and monitors the daily health of the horses.