Our Staff

Tim Hayes
Tim Hayes, Farm Manager

Tim Hayes, a native of the Saratoga area and a second generation horseman serves as Farm Manager. Stirling Brook had a prior relationship with Tim when he was training at The Meadows in the late 90’s. During his career, Tim trained 521 winners and garnered $2,000,000 in earnings. Previously, Tim had served as Assitant Trainer to Jim Winske. During his career his stars were Bannockburn, Lion King and while assistant for Winske, World’s Champion Dandy Promise.

Kurt Lugens
Kurt Lugens, Battenkill Veterinary Equine

Dr. Kurt Lutgens is the owner and founder of Battenkill Veterinary Equine.He graduated from Cornell University Vet School with his DVM degree in 1978 and began practicing on all large and small animals. He ultimately decided to practice exclusively on horses in 1987. Dr. Lutgens has vast knowledge and experience in all facets of Equine medicine and is especially proficient in reproduction.