How much is a purebred Morgan horse?

On average, Morgans cost around $1,000 to $5,000. This price can fluctuate based on the horse’s age, health, training, and pedigree.

What is the average lifespan of a Morgan horse?

20-30 years
How Long do Morgans Live? Most horse will live for 20-30 years. Morgans are very long lived; many will live past 30 years if they are well cared for.

Are Morgan horses stubborn?

Morgan’s need to be evaluated as individuals. They tend to have good minds, but not all will take a joke depending on how they were brought up. Some can be hot, some very mellow. I find that they often can be a bit stubborn and appreciate a person who is smarter than they are.

What makes a Morgan horse special?

Morgan horses are intelligent and gentle-natured with exceptional conformation and strength. Their bodies are deeply muscled, and their legs straight and sturdy, yet they have style and elegance. The most common colors of Morgans are bay, black, and chestnut.

Are Morgan horses good for beginners?

Morgans are great horses for beginners because of their willing and sweet demeanor. Morgans enjoy attention and are typically people-pleasers. As such, they make good beginner horses because they try to understand what their rider is asking, even if their rider isn’t a great communicator yet.

How big do Morgan horses get?

about 14.1 to 15.2 hands
The modern Morgans average about 14.1 to 15.2 hands (57 to 61 inches, or 145 to 155 cm) in height and from 900 to 1,100 pounds (400 to 500 kg) in weight. They are stylish and attractive, with smooth lines, small ears, expressive eyes, and a nicely crested neck.

Are Morgan horses easy to train?

Morgans are famous for their friendliness to both owners and strangers. They are alert and proud and are always eager to please, making them easy to handle and train. These horses are loyal, cooperative, and a generally good breed with almost no behavioral issues.

Should I buy a Morgan horse?

There are many reasons for buying many kinds of horses, but the one major reason for buying a Morgan horse is his beauty. Short-backed and compact, his neck splendidly arched, his head finely shaped with a nose straight or slightly dished but never Roman, the heavy-boned Morgan looks like an idealization of the horse.

Can Morgans be pinto?

Breeding Pinto Morgans Deliberately trying to produce pinto Morgans is a project that will take years—and is still in its infancy. Since the repeal of the White Rule, a handful of breeders have become fascinated with the prospect of breeding the elusive pinto patterned Morgan.

Can Morgans jump?

So it is not totally unheard of. There are several morgans out there competing in jumping as well.

Are Morgan horses good jumpers?

There are a number of breed crosses with Morgans that make phenomenal jumpers. Morgans are a hardier horse with excellent hooves and conformation that lends itself well to remaining sound and healthy in a variety of different sports.

Where are the Morgan horses in Wyoming?

We are located in North West Wyoming about 100 miles from both Casper and Cody in the town of Thermopolis, Wyoming, in the Big Horn Basin. We specialize in colorful Morgan Horses, with western working bloodlines from the LU Sheep Ranch, Ramul Dvarishkis, and Cross Ranch, all of Wyoming. We have recently added some gaited Morgans to our herd.

Where do we get our Morgan horses from?

We specialize in colorful Morgan Horses, with western working bloodlines from the LU Sheep Ranch, Ramul Dvarishkis, and Cross Ranch, all of Wyoming. We have recently added some gaited Morgans to our herd.

Are there any genuine western Morgans in Montana?

Although we are no longer on the big ranch in eastern Montana, we intend to keep producing genuine western Morgans for our family and for others who seek Morgans with true western-horse conformation, the athletic ability, disposition and in-born cow sense to excel in western performance events that are so popular today.

How often do Morgan horses produce foals?

Cover photo for The Morgan Horse March/April 2020. We produce a few foals each year and usually have a nice offering of well-bred, high quality youngsters as well as proven stock for sale.