The Morgan horse is truly an American breed.  Its founding stallion was born at West Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1789, the year that George Washington took office and American government under the Constitution began. This stallion, Figure, was a small horse of uncertain ancestry.  Thoroughbred, Arabian, Barb, and Welsh Cob have all been mentioned as possibleContinue reading “Morgan”

Miniature Donkey

The Miniature Donkey appears to have originated somewhere in the vicinity of the Red Sea.  This area later became part of the Roman Empire, and it was through the empire that the donkey traveled to the Mediterranean island of Sardinia with which it has been so closely associated.  Although the Miniature Donkey, or Miniature MediterraneanContinue reading “Miniature Donkey”