Originally Posted by RememberPearl
Morgans, only the old types not the new types. They are the first American breed and are ver versatile in my mind. Carriage, English or western nothing short of a really heavy load seems to stop them. The ones I've owned have been curious about what a person is doing and loves to please.
With all due respect, Morgans are not the "first American breed". The Nez Perce already had well established Appy breeding herds by 1750. Figure, from whom the Morgan breed eventually sprung, wasn't even born until 1789.
They are, however, one of the early American breeds, and were developed to be versatile as a combination work/pleasure horse...