Executive Director & Facility Manager

Standardbred “Silver Match”

 

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, with continuing education in Equine Nutrition, Lameness Evaluation & Treatment, Broodmare Management, Artificial Insemination, Limb Deformities and Corrective Shoeing. Five decades in the racing industry, assisted with racing stable for five years, and managed breeding and layup operation 37 years. 4-H horse adviser ten years. Competitive rider at the state level as a youth.  Director of the Ohio Harness Horseman’s Association 17 years and Trustee of the Christian Harness Horseman’s Association eight years. 

Morgan founded New Vocations in 1992 and operates out of the administration office at the Laura, Ohio facility.  In addition to her administrative duties, Morgan oversees the Standardbred division of New Vocations. She handles admission & departure of 150 Standardbreds at all related facilities, including adopting about 75 horses annually from the Laura location.  Morgan produces newsletters, educational and promotional materials, issues Standardbred Press Releases, attends major Standardbred sales & races, sets up educational booths at Equine Affaire, Rolex, Little Brown Jug, and major Standardbred sales.  Morgan also runs the annual Standardbred Stallion Auction and Little Brown Jug Benefit.

“I’m deeply entrenched in the Standardbred industry,” Morgan shares, “but I adopted, Fewaii, a stakes placed Thoroughbred mare to raise appendix and warmbloods for my daughters.  Fewaii is one of my all time favorite horses.  She came to New Vocations with a poor breeding record and too lame to ever be a riding horse.  However, she had the beauty and spirit of a Queen.  I just had to give her a chance. She raised four foals and was a beloved family member until she was humanely euthanized due to the infirmities of old age.”