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    07-16-2010, 07:40 AM
  #21
Weanling
The first horse I began taking lessons on was a 30 year old morgan, but he was a stockier, taller type. You would have never known how old he was from looking at him or riding him, he still jumped! I find there is an enormous amount of try in the breed and they generally seem happy as long as your happy. I ride a 9 year old 14.2 green broke morgan gelding now, and although he is a sweet, he does have ADHD, an extremely choppy trot, and carries his head either awfully high or extremely low. He really acts as if he's a lap dog, and he can trot or canter for miles and miles without huffing and puffing. They are strong, sturdy, dependable little buggers.
     
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    07-16-2010, 08:30 AM
  #22
Yearling
My gelding is gaited Morgan/Rocky Mountain horse. I used to ride his mother in lessons and on the trail, she was more of a foundation type, 15hh and stocky. She was BY FAR the best trail horse I've ever ridden! Gorgeous and very smart. She did have a bit of a tude, which Jack has inheirited(along with mamas ghetto booty), but had a gorgeous gait and canter and stamina to die for. Because of my back I pretty much have to go gaited, but I would definitely own a full gaited Morgan!
     
    07-16-2010, 08:49 AM
  #23
Weanling
Such a beautiful and graceful breed. They are so trustworthy and so willing to do their best for you all the time ! Amazing animal
     
    07-19-2010, 10:57 PM
  #24
Green Broke
Well I ride Arabs (mostly) and you don't get any spunkier than that. But a lady at my gymkhana rides a GORGEOUS double reg. Morgan gelding & I think he's awesome. The thing I love about the Morgan that the Arab doesn't generally have is the spingy, high-kneed action (for lack of a better term lol). I love the way he runs with his neck arched, head tucked in all proud like and how he prances somehow through every pace, whether it's a walk, trot, lope or even gallop!
     
    07-20-2010, 04:38 PM
  #25
Foal
I have never personally ridden a Morgan, but there are a few at my barn and I adore them! They have that willing, sweet personality and stamina to die for! I'm awaiting the day when I can ride one. They are, generally, a really beautiful and magnificent breed, IMO.
     
    07-22-2010, 01:38 PM
  #26
Foal
I adore Morgans! I rode a morgan for 10 years that I took from a 2 year old to 4th level Dressage! I eventually sold him in college to move to a larger horse as I am 5'9''. He is a wonderful schoolmaster and his sale resulted in the down payment for my first house. I also recieved a scholarship through the AMHA that paid for my sophomore year of college. Morgans are great!
     
    07-22-2010, 05:44 PM
  #27
Weanling
I have never ridden one and only been near one once as they are quite rare in Australia. I do really like the look of them though but don't know much about them.
     
    07-23-2010, 01:38 AM
  #28
Foal
My gelding is part morgan and he is the sweetest, best boy in the world.
     
    07-23-2010, 01:09 PM
  #29
Foal
I think they are god medium riders I like them but my favorite kind of horses are thoroughbreds!. I go to a stable and they have 72 horses I ride all 72 of them all of them are riding horses. And they own 44 of the horses and the rest board including skippy!!!!
     
    08-06-2010, 06:10 PM
  #30
Foal
I had a Morgan, he was a blast in every way. He was the new build, tall and bread for saddle seat. He was a gorgeous mover & loved to show off in the show ring. I love Morgans, they're personalities are adorable!
     

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