Warren Harang, III was unanimously voted President of the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association (LTBA) during the Board of Directors Meeting held August 6, 2016 in Bossier City, Louisiana. The LTBA is a non-profit organization, which seeks to promote and further the thoroughbred breeding industry within the State of Louisiana. The Association is engaged in programs for the encouragement and improvement of the raising and breeding of Louisiana-bred thoroughbred horses.
Harang has been a thoroughbred breeder and member of the LTBA for over 30 years. A graduate of University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science, Harang owns and manages B&W Farms, Inc., a sugar cane farm in Donaldsonville where he resides with his wife Becky. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Lafourche Sugars, LLC., Past President of Ascension Parish Farm Bureau, Past Chairman of the Board of the American Sugar Cane League, Past President of the Ascension Parish Cattleman’s Association among others.
Says Harang, “I am honored to accept this position, and I will do the best job I possibly can to represent the interests of all who work in and enjoy the Louisiana Thoroughbred industry. We are facing some tremendous challenges at this time, but I will do all that I can to help our industry continue to move forward. Our program is centered around the Louisiana-bred thoroughbred, but it is the people in our program that drive our success. I commend the LTBA staff for the capable, efficient, helpful and professional service they provide. I also commend the breeders for continuing to work together toward improving our product and our program. If we all work together, I am optimistic that we will have a brighter future ahead.”
At the same meeting, First Vice President, Jake Delhomme and Second Vice President, Brett Brinkman were unanimously re-elected to their respective positions.