by Richard L. Trower
Nearly three decades ago the author shared his research with this magazine in a six-part article. Here he reprises this information on a little-known piece of Morgan breeding history.
by Brenda Tippin
Stories of cowboys and the old west have always captivated Americans with their romance. The California vaquero was, in fact, America’s first cowboy and the Morgan horse was the first American breed regularly used by many of these early vaqueros.
by Gail Perlee
Growing up horse crazy in Vermont, I couldn’t help knowing about the Morgan horse and its history. I had always heard that the Morgan was the oldest American breed, and that it was a factor in the formation of other breeds, including the Standardbred, American Saddlebred, Tennessee Walker and Quarter Horse.
by Laura Stillwell Algranti
California, the golden state of opportunity where fads and trends often begin. A state of ocean, rich agricultural land, mountains, deserts – and Morgan horses. California has more Morgans and Morgan owners than any other state. How did the Morgan come to California and become so