Morning Star Acres East Coast Canada 
New Brunswick 

Click here to edit subtitle

                        Who is Morning Star Acres ?

The people of Morning Star Acres are a group of individuals who work hard in educating the public that Standardbreds can be retrained and have a new career in life after they retire. Most of these horses end up going for slaughter as some owners feel they are not worthy or the expense to re-home them is a burden to them.The team of Morning Star Acres consists of a variety of people who make the Standardbred a highly re-trainable horse in many disciplines and are horse and no horse owners with a goal set to re-home as many horses as possible into new homes. When visiting Morning Star Acres you will have the opportunity to come together with them in their journeys and meet them personally.  Here are some of the people you will meet when you visit.

Our Directors:
 Gisele ( Owner/Founder)
Sophie-Anne Richard​ ( Director- Assistant trainer)
Karen Mullen ( Director - Caretaker- Volunteer)

Volunteers : ( More to be added)

Alison Dugdale​ and James Pugh​   Volunteers / Adoptees

Alexandria Daigle  : Adoptee/Volunteer
Paul Mullen​  Care taker - Volunteer

Tracy Petley -  Volunteer

So many more...

Other people who you may see or hear of at Morning Star Acres:

Joseph Upshaw-Farrier

Bruno Duclos - Farrier

Jessica Harvey - Veterinarian

Provincial Veterinarian Office in Moncton

Brittany Hudson - Training advisor - Natural Horsemanship Trainer

Raymond H. - Farm Equipment , hay and more

There are many more people who volunteer also throughout the year with the horses or task that need done to maintain a safe haven for the horses.

Without all of you, this could not be done..  Many Thanks to all involved.

Morning Star Acres also has available a McBride Warm blood made 2 horse trailer to accommodate being able to acquire horses that need help immediately. 


  • " Gisele I am writing on behalf of our family, to thank you for all your hard work and patience in placing Dads horses. You have made the changes, we unfortunately, had..."
    Ferguson Farms
    Breeding Herd of late Doug Ferguson
  • "Super nice, friendly and very very caring! Keep up the amazing work!"
    Rachel MacDonald
  • "James and I want to thank you for suggesting Groovy, because he is the perfect fit for us! Our other standardbred Mocha and Groovy are the best of friends, and they fit together..."
    Great place to find a perfect match with morning star!

Recent Photos

Thank you for contacting us. We will get back to you as soon as possible
Oops. An error occurred.
Click here to try again.