has been involved with horses for over 50 years.
Over the years, she
has owned, bred, and showed Mountain horses, Tennessee Walking Horses, and American Saddlebreds.
currently owns 9 Mountain horses.
judging career in 2000.
is currently license to judge all Mountain breeds and all flatshod gaited breeds affiliated with Friends of Sound H orses (FOSH).
is the 2011 President of the Mountain Pleasure Horse Association
, as well as a member of the Kentucky Horse Council
, United States Equestrian Federation
, and Kentucky Equine Education Project
She is currently the Morgan County Farm Bureau's Equine Committee Chairperson as well as a member of the Kentucky Farm Bureau's Equine Advisory Committee.
received the following degrees from Morehead State University: Bachelor of Science, Masters of Biology, Masters of Secondary Educatio n, and a Rank I. She
taught biology, chemistry, anatomy, and other science classes at Morgan County High School
for 28 years before retiring in 2002.
Ottis Jean was also an adjunct professor at Lee's College and Morehead State University.
In addition to her equine activities, she is also the chairperson of the Menifee County Extension Board, Secretary of the Menifee County Beef Producers, and a member of the Menifee County Ag.
Development Board, the Morgan County ARH Hospital
Advisory Council, and the Gateway Community Action
Board of Directors.