Max Hayes AAA member – 1973 as per list in “First Stud Book’ by Helen Cook
He was from Tongala in Victoria, and along with his wife Beryl, owned and ran“Haysrae Stud” where they bred and showed Appaloosas from 1972.
Max was elected to Council on the 22nd April 1977 and he was Vice-president and Treasurer, re-elected in 1979 and became President, when the association needed a sensible guiding hand. Max was also president 1980 – 1981, 1983 – 1984, and 1984 – 1985.
Max along with his wife Beryl, was very committed to the Murray Country Regional Appaloosa Club helping to run the very successful Victorian State Show, Max was involved in running the 4th National Show in April 1976.
Unfortunately, both Max and Beryl are now deceased.