LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP), Kentucky’s equine economic advocate, has announced the hire of Annise Montplaisir as an equine education coordinator.
Annise will be the first person to hold this position and will be responsible for building awareness of the equine industry and the industry’s educational and employment opportunities.
Montplaisir grew up near Fargo, North Dakota. She received a Bachelor of Science in management communication and international studies and a minor in Spanish from North Dakota State University. She developed a passion for horse racing and gained experience with the industry through multiple internships. She is a recent graduate of the Godolphin Flying Start program and has worked as the project manager for Together for Racing International, as well as co-hosting a bilingual horse racing show called La Trifecta.