Morgan horses Breed Profile
Origins: The Morgan Horse is an American breed founded from a single stallion named Figure foaled in 1793 and the breed was named after his owner Thomas Justin Morgan. Figure was later used for plowing and pulling timber and won many pulling contests with him. The origins of Figure are uncertain but it is believed Welsh Cob, Thoroughbred, Arabian and Barb were all present in his background.?
Characteristics: Small head with slightly concave face, thick neck, strong shoulders, deep chest, short broad back, muscular hindquarters. Strong with good stamina. High stepping action.
Height: 14 to 15 hands
Color: Any solid color
Personality: Good natured, hardworking and active
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