Tiny, they descend from old breeding lines which were developed in New England in the early 1900s: What is a Lippitt Morgan? - Why Is It So Special?
. There is a dedicated group of breeders, now around the country, who have worked to preserve the old lines.
They tend to be a little sturdier than the "newer" Morgan types, which some think can veer too much towards a Saddlebred look.