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AMHA Appoints Carrie Mortensen as Executive Director



The American Morgan Horse Association, Inc. (AMHA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Carrie Mortensen to the position of Executive Director effective August 1.
Mortensen comes to AMHA with over a decade of experience working in the equine industry, including positions with the United States Equestrian Federation, the American Saddlebred Horse Association and The Jockey Club. She obtained her B.A. from William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri and her M.B.A. from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Originally from Dwight, Illinois, Mortensen has resided in Lexington, Kentucky for the past 20 years and will be making the move to Vermont with her faithful Jack Russell Terrier "Riley."
Jeff Gove, AMHA President said, "We are honored to have someone of Carrie's caliber join us in this leadership position. Her educational background combined with her experience with multiple equine organizations make her uniquely qualified to serve as AMHA's new Executive Director. We had four top finalists for the position, and Carrie rose to the top. We look forward to a long working relation ship with Carrie at the helm in AMHA's Shelburne, Vermont headquarters," Gove continued.
Mortensen said, "I'm thrilled to be joining AMHA and am excited to begin participating in the preservation, promotion and enjoyment of the Morgan horse." She noted, "I look forward to meeting and speaking with the membership and working together toward the advancement of this beloved breed."

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