Bob Mickler's Inc., a Lexington riding apparel company, has been acquired by an affiliate of Timberfence Capital Partners, LLC, a Midway-based private investment firm with connections to the equine industry.
The acquisition was announced Friday in a news release.
Operated by the founding family for 66 years, Bob Mickler's describes itself as a leading equestrian lifestyle and English riding apparel retailer. Founded by Jay D. Weil in 1949, the company opened under the name Livestock Health & Supplies and served farmers, veterinarians and equestrians in the Bluegrass region with a wide variety of medicines and accessories for livestock.
Now in its third generation of company management, the company will continue to be directed by Julie Mickler as president.
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Timberfence Capital Partners has offices in Midway and New York.