Have you ever heard of the Morab horse? Do you know where they came from or how old the breed is? I have to say that I’ve never heard of the Morab even though I know an awful lot about horses.
The breeding of Morab horses began in the late 1880s with the intent of creating a carriage horse that was still substantial enough for moderate farm labor. The modern Morab continues this tradition of paired power and elegance, being both attractive and competitive show animals, and strong but mild-mannered work and family horses. Let’s see how you do in today’s T/F quiz:
- The Morab is a breed of horse originally developed through the cross-breeding of Pinto and Morgan horses.
- The average weight of a Morab horse is 1,075 pounds.
- Morabs are considered to be a rare horse breed, making it hard to find Morabs for sale.
- A Morab stands between 58 and 62 inches high.
- Common Morab colors are: bay, buckskin, chestnut, dun, gray, palomino, and roan.
- Morab horses were not actually even a registered horse breed until the early 1800s.
- The Morab is an energetic breed developed in the United States that is compact, athletic, and commonly used in equestrian sports.
- Morabs are slightly taller and lighter than most horse breeds.
- In 1977 the International Morab Breeders’ Association (IMBA) was founded.
- One of the first Morab Horses was named Golddust.
Let me know if you got at least eight of these questions correct. If so, then you are a Morab horse expert! Here are the answers:
- F the Morab is a breed of horse originally developed through the cross-breeding of Arabian and Morgan horses.
- F Morab horses were not actually even a registered horse breed until the early 1900s.
- F In 1987 the International Morab Breeders’ Association (IMBA) was founded.
Well, do you know your horse facts about Morab horses? If you want to learn more, look up these other websites for you to check up on additional facts about the beautiful Morab horse breed:
(All information in this blog is referenced from the above websites)
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