Chris Knehr, originally from New Jersey, pursued his business degree at Virginia Tech. During college he grew his desire to work with horses while competing on the school’s IHSA team and working at a hunter/jumper training farm. Upon graduation, he completed an internship at Overbook Farm during the breeding season. Knehr returned to Overbrook Farm following graduate school to pursue his passion in the Thoroughbred industry, working as the farm’s Assistant Stallion Manager. He transitioned into sales, working for several consignors, and gaining experience in sales prep, private/public sales, market analysis, and mating recommendations, The experience ultimately led in 2010 to running his own consignment and bloodstock agency, Catalyst Bloodstock. He currently works for Lane’s End Farm selling stallion seasons and shares. Knehr is a supporter of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and the Retired Racehorse Project and he resides on a small farm in Midway, Ky., with his wife, Erin, and their two daughters.