There's "Grey Crusader", foaled 1937, which in the
Horseshow, California, July 1941, (with the largest entry
list in 14 annual
shows) in a class of 20 entries in the Western trail Horse
second award as a four year old, 16.1 hands, (63 1/2 at the
1215 pounds, girth 76 inches and bone 8 inches. His dam was
a grey half
Morgan, half Arab, and his sire a Thoroughbred Remount Stallion.
is "Tough Guy", a typical Western cow horse. He
was ridden 1408 miles
in 23 days and traveled 85 miles on the 23rd day. He was ridden
Kerley of Quanah, Texas, who won second place in the Pony
March, 1939, from Nocono, Texas, to Treasure Island in San
His sire was a registered Morgan horse, owned by Robert Anglin
Texas, and his dam was an unbroken Mustang in New Mexico.
was one of the great show mares some fifteen years ago, winning
the thousand dollar stake at Louisville, Kentucky, in September,
many other prizes, and her owner, Mr. R.M. McReady, of Pittsburgh,
stated that her dam was by "Ike", whose dam was
of three-quarters Green
Mountain Morgan. It is reported that the blood of "Jonquil"
is carrying on
in one large breeding establishment in Texas. The dam of Jonquil
Mac", a mare owned by Mrs. W.H. Field of Mendon, Vermont,
for several years.
contributed by Joanne Curtis