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.
Timberfence Capital Partners has offices in Midway and New York.