Morrisville State College prepares students for racing jobs
by Lenny Shulman
Nestled in a sleepy town along Route 20 in Central New York 30 miles southeast of Syracuse University and no more than 10 from Colgate University in Hamilton, Morrisville State College, though smaller than its two famous neighbors, is making a name for itself in the world of horse racing.
For the past two years the college has handled drug testing for New York’s Thoroughbred and Standardbred industries. At about the same time, the college opened a new equine rehabilitation and physiology facility. And for nearly two decades the college has offered unique, hands-on degree programs for students wanting to get a leg up on a career working with horses.
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