American Morgan Horse Association Conformation is the degree of perfection of the component parts and their relationship to each other. The head should be expressive with broad forehead; large prominent eyes; with straight or slightly dished short face; firm fine lips; large nostrils and well-rounded jowls. The ears should be short and shapely, set rather wide apart and carried alertly. Mares may have a slightly longer ear. -
The Morgan horse breed was started with a small bay colt named "Figure", who was owned by Justin Morgan, a music teacher in Vermont. He was sold several times over the years with most owners using him as a breeder. Figure finished his life out to pasture at the age of 32. A true American horse breed.