Gaited Morgans For Sale
Gaited Morgans perform walk, canter, some may trot and ambling gaits. Therefore, Gaited Morgans For Sale are capable of both lateral and diagonal gaits.
Gaited Morgan Horses
Justin Morgan bred Figure the foundation stallion of the Morgan breed. Figure was later renamed for his breeder Justin Morgan. Figure had pacing blood through his dam and must have reproduced gait when bred to “Narragansett Pacers” of the time and area.
Current Gaited Morgan Horses and non gaited Morgans trace back to 19th Century as a mixture of Morgan, Saddlebred, Thoroughbred and Standardbred stock. These breed combinations produced today’s Gaited Morgan Horses.
The Morgan is not overall a gaited breed, but during the SynchroGait Gene A testing a random sample of UC Davis DNA registered Morgans showed 17% carried the Gait Gene A and proved gait is inherited from previous generations. There is conjecture as to the Gaited Morgan Horses source gait lines or which families might be the source. Each new SynchroGait Gene A DNA test by Morgan owners/breeders seems to indicate “Gait” can be found across the Morgan breeding lines.
Morgans Various Ages/Training/Colors
Jellico Farms normally has Morgan weanlings to fully trained trail horses for Sale. Our Gaited Morgans come in the normal colors of Chestnut, Bays, Palominos, blacks, but also include some of the more rare colors of Cremello, Perlino, Smokey Black and Splash gene. These Morgans will provide the Glide of your life!
Jellico Farms Morgans are trained extensively over the obstacles of logs, barrels,, bridges, plateaus and several dangling items. The Gaited Morgans For Sale who have been fully trained will also be prepared on the trail to interact with animals such as dogs, cows, other horses and deer. These Morgans will also have experienced motor vehicles, bikers, been through deep water of a river. Intentionally encountered brush in their face, items dragged behind and items hitting their legs in the under growth.