Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Morgan

Contributor(s): Bob Langrish

Specification

Category
  • Warmblood.

Picture

  • Morgan   Morgan  .

General information

  • Origins lie in the USA.
  • Named after Justin Morgan, the owner of the original stallion.
  • Controversy over the ancestry still exists. Current research is attempting to clear the matter.
  • Excels in the saddle and harness.
  • Good-natured and hard working.
  • Very intelligent and versatile.
  • A good mount for children.
  • An elegant high action.

Ancestry

  • Welsh Cob   →   Thoroughbred   Thoroughbred    →    Canadian   →    Native stock.

Principal uses

  • Riding.
  • Driving.
  • Draught.

Standard

  • Registered.

Biologic Data

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Hendricks B L (1995)International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds. University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 8-8061-2753-8.
  • Ball C (1994)Horse and Pony Breeds. Quintet Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-85076-500-6.
  • Hartley Edwards E (1994)The Encyclopedia of the Horse. Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 1-7513-011-59.

Organization(s)

  • The American Morgan Horse Association, PO Box 960, 3 Bostwick Road, Shelbourne, VT 05482-0960, USA.
  • British Horse Society, British Equestrian Center, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2LR, UK.


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