Monthly Archives: March 2009

Chapter 7 – My Dad; By Carole Mercer

Chapter 7 My Dad My first spring on my ranch is a time of struggle. My father comes to live with Sarah and me on our ranch. My father is dying this spring. I receive a call on Thursday, March 31, 1990, that my father is hospitalized. I quickly run out and rearrange stock to…

morgan blogs

am new to blogworld. can you recommend some morgan blogs. many thanks!

Accidents

what would you do?   I was reading through old posts, that I haven’t seen yet. And came across a couple of driving posts that brought up how dangerous driving is. It got me to thinking about what we’re supposed to do in the event something goes wrong. Do you remove everyone from the ring?…

What Classes Would YOU Enter?

I have gone to a lot of open shows recently and there is a lot of variety of classes so I was wondering what classes people would find interesting that we dont have now at the morgan A rated shows. These are a few that I have competed in and enjoyed: Ranch Horse Trail Halter- Western (I…

Opinions?

I was with a friend last night who asked me what I thought she should be charging to lease out her farm.  She has a six stall barn with water and electric on twenty acres adjacent to state land for riding.  She lives on the property but will not be doing the barn work. There is…

Traveling to OKC

Hi! I’m doing a project for Driver’s Education. We have to pick a destination at least 1500 miles away, and I chose OKC since it may become a very realistic trip in the future! I live in Vermont, so it’s about 1600 miles. I have a few questions: When traveling a far distance with your…

looking for the perfect home:)

I have a Morgan gelding that is not very old (I think he’s 9 or 10 IIRC) that needs a home. He is well broke to ride and drive and is about as safe as you could ever want one to be. He is quality and kind and smart and a super easy horse to…

1959 Nationals

1959 National Morgan Horse Show at Northampton, MA   *sigh*   I have found another video.    I get excited (I’m a dork) to see live action videos of our breed back in the day. Here is a video that I was, yet again, e-mailed. This video is of the Morgan Nationals (according to the…

New at showing

Hello, I’m Julie and I will be showing for the first time this year in Western Pleasure.  I have been an observer, fan, horse owner, Morgan lover for about 15 years, and finally have the finances to show.  I am so excited but nervous too.  Any tips all you seasoned show people could bestow upon me…

Why do you breed your Morgans?

As many of you do, I belong to several Morgan lists and groups. Many to most of the posts that wind up in my in-box are aggressive, and there seems to be little interest in broadening horizons and lots of interest in cutting down differing opinions. That is what I like about this site– there…