About Us
Everett Dobson in the Winner's Circle after the 2011 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile

Cheyenne Stables and Candy Meadows are both owned by Everett Dobson, who splits his time between Oklahoma and Kentucky.

Everett Dobson has owned and raced thoroughbreds since 1996, and has owned Candy Meadows Farm since 2006.

Dobson is a member of the Board of Stewards for the Jockey Club and a member of the Breeders' Cup Ltd.  He is Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees for TOBA, Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the American Graded Stakes Committee.  He was recently appointed as Trustee to the Keeneland Association, having been on the Advisory Board of Directors since September 2018.

Matt Lyons joined Candy Meadows in January 2019 as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.  Matt came from Woodford Thoroughbreds in Kentucky where he was Vice President and General Manager, managing the farm operations for 10 years. He will use his experience in farm management, pedigree analysis and sales prep to grow and develop Candy Meadows.

Candy Meadows was founded in partnership with Jim Wells, a 35-year veteran horseman with a proven track record of raising stakes quality thoroughbreds.  Jim continues to advise in breeding and sales. 

Candy Meadows is currently home to about 30 mares.


Caleb's Posse winning the 2011 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile


Madefromlucky winning the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (G2)


 Cheyenne Stables races primarily on the East Coast with a smaller number in the Midwest and West coasts.

  Stakes winners raced by Cheyenne Stables alone or in partnership include:

        Caleb's Posse                   Champagne Holiday Clothes Fall Off                   Cowboy Culture

        Defining Style                      French Dip                                       Genre                           Goodie Good Girl          

         Light the City                 Madefromlucky                                  Mastery                            Mystical Star  

               Opry                    Paige                                   Shake Down Baby                 Stormy Regatta