Jessica McWhorter – Program and Operations Manager & Instructor
Jessica McWhorter began loving horses at an early age. She learned most of her equine knowledge from her mother, a former barrel racer, and surrounding neighbors who were quarter horse breeders and equine enthusiasts in Montgomery County where she was born and raised.
In 2006, Jessica began working at Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic as a veterinary technician, increasing her knowledge and interest in the veterinary medicine field. In 2016 she began teaching at her children’s preschool part-time and quickly found a passion for teaching young children while still maintaining the care of the animals on their small hobby farm.
In 2019 Jessica, her husband, Patrick and two children, Audrey and Colton, moved to Pike Road to start a family farm of their own, landing them just a few doors down from the MANE facility. Her family, including her mother Janet, have become avid MANE volunteers and supporters. Jessica joined the MANE team in 2022 as Volunteer Coordinator and in 2023 now serves as Program and Operations Manager. In September of 2023, Jessica received her PATH Intl. Instructor Certification and is excited to continue to pair her love of equines and children together.