Morgyn Purdy – Director of Schools of the Sacred Heart Equestrian Center
Raised in Morgantown, Ind., Morgyn Purdy began riding when she was eight years old. She showed in the local 4-H club competing in a variety of disciplines including western, hunter/jumper, and saddle seat. Throughout high school she worked closely with a Saddlebred trainer in order to gain a more well-rounded experience. Morgyn received her Bachelor’s degree in Equine Business Management with minors in Business Management and Equine Science from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in Terre Haute, Indiana. There she competed on the school’s Western Intercollegiate Horse Show team, where she qualified and placed within the top ten at Nationals two years in a row. After graduating, she spent six months working at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky in the ICU caring for premature foals. She obtained her masters degree in Non for Profits from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Morgyn was the Western instructor for two years prior to becoming the Director of the Equestrian Center. She also enjoys running barrels on her horse, Mysty.
Aubrey Fait – Assistant Director of Schools of the Sacred Heart Equestrian Center, Hunter/Jumper Instructor
Aubrey Fait joins the equestrian center from Wisconsin. She has been riding since she was six years old and horse showing since she was nine years old. She had the opportunity to qualify for the National Pony Finals three years in a row. As she got older she was able to move up to higher divisions in the hunter discipline. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Equine Training and Instructor at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in Terre Haute, Indiana. There she rode in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association for four years and qualified for Nationals two years in a row. At school, she was her Hunt Seat team’s captain for two years and the school’s first high point rider in hunt seat for the region. After completing college, her first job was working at a sales farm where she gained further experience in her field.