order to list your horse on this site, the horse must meet
the requirements for "Foundation."
of the Foundation Morgan Horse
The sire line must trace to Justin Morgan (very top line of
Horse must not have any saddlebred outcrosses after 1930*
Offspring are catagorized as 'foundation' as long as both
Mares, stallions and geldings
*No saddlebred after 1930 means no horse foaled
after 1930 with a saddlebred
parent. The one exception is the registered offspring of the
mare Ladelle. She had foals, including full siblings, both
after the 1930 date that were registered as Morgans. So, the
made to allow those from Ladelle as "Foundation".
Still not sure if your Morgan meets the requirements?
most responsible for changing the type of the Morgan breed
today due to linebreeding and inbreeding. If your Morgans
have any of these names in their pedigree, they are ineligible
for foundation status.
Upwey King Peavine/Astral Jones-Old Hockaday
Polly Forrest/Forest Whirlwind
Barrymore McDonald/Rex Barrymore/Rex Peavine
You can also determine if your horse
is Foundation by checking the "Foundation List of Approved Morgans" on
Morgan Horse Society website.