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Horse-Breeds

The Morgan-Horse

The American Morgan breed has had a big impact on many other horse-breeds in North America. This breed descends from one stallion called “Justin Morgan”.



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Age: 1992
Gender: Gelding
Color: Black
Height: 14-2 hands
Weight: 950
Job: children’s eventing and jumping horse

Origin: The American Morgan can be traced back to one man and one horse. Thomas Justin Morgan was a farmer and school teacher in the 1800's who had a small (850 pounds) horse that was known all throughout Vermont for his unusual physical strength and stamina. Originally named Figure he was also a wonderfully pre-potent stallion who passed his attributes of stamina, strength, speed and gentleness on to his offspring. In 1909 The Morgan Horse Club was established to preserve and propagate the breed.

Uses: This breed is an amazing athlete that excels today in the sports of jumping, 3 day eventing, carriage driving, dressage and cutting.

Description: slightly dished profile, large expressive eyes and short ears. Compact deep body and short back.

Height: Average 14-1 to 15-2 hands.

Color: Bay, chestnut, black or brown . No white markings allowed above the knee or hock except for on the face.


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