The League of Agricultural and Equine Centers, (LAEC) is proud to announce the induction of Mr. Brian
Dygert to the League Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place at the 2022 Annual League
Symposium in Austin Texas. Dygert was a co-founder of the League and has been a leader in Equine
Facility management for nearly three decades. He is currently the General Manager at West World in
Over the years, his service to the League included serving on the Board of Directors for fourteen years,
serving as the Chair of the Board, assisting in the development of the League Footing Academy, assisting
in the development of the professional certification program in partnership with Middle Tennessee
State University titled the “Certified Manager of Equine Centers”, leading the Board in the hiring of
professional administrative staff to grow the organization, hosting Footing Academies and the Annual
Symposium and recruiting some of the first corporate League sponsors.
West World was awarded the 2020 Facility of the Year Award by the League, emblematic of his
leadership and continued contributions to the Equine Facility Management Industry.
The Induction into the LAEC Hall of Fame was held at 5:30PM on January 18, 2022, at the Holiday Inn
Town Lake, Austin Texas, the site of the 2022 LAEC Annual Symposium.