History of Morgan Horse – The Western Horseman Nov 1950

The Western Horseman Magazine November 1950

This wonderful and rare find of The Western Horseman from November 1950 was just made available for purchase and of course I just had to get it!  (If you recognize that picture it is a rendition of the Justin Morgan horse by George Ford Morris and I will definitely be talking about this again soon.)  […]

The Woman Behind the Spencer Morgan Ranch (as told by her niece, Pam McDermott)

To speak at any length about Sid, it is always necessary to speak of the ranch she lived on. They were like one entity. The ranch in question was her home since 1937 when her parents bought it and settled their family there. Sid was 23 at the time. Her father, Ronald Forsyth, had inherited […]

Justin Morgan

“I do not propose to write the history of the Morgan horses, although to do so would be like writing the history of kings.  Of Justin Morgan alone, it can be said that he founded a family. There have been other horses of note and whose eminence was well deserved, but they passed away and […]

Rhonda S. Remembers Sid

I worked for Sid Spencer in the 1970’s when Bandido was there. What an amazing women and horse. I was only 9 years old, when I started riding with her. I grew up at Lopez Lake.  She started the riding stable there. I would go to the ranch and get the horses ready and work all day with […]

My Tale of Tio Lalo by Sylvia Evans

My introduction to Tio; our history together and some short stories about a loving, gentle, athletic and beautiful Morgan…  I was working for Beneficial Finance in San Luis Obispo when Dick and Phyllis Nelsen came in for a little loan to tide them over for a while.  They brought with them a Morgan horse pamphlet, which I […]

Higuera Bandido – A Little Red Horse That Did

The passing of A Little Red Horse that not only could but DID!   Higuera Bandido was the Morgan Stallion that started it all for OGO Morgan Horses.   Higuera Bandido embodied what the Morgan Heart is all about.   It was a very sad and somber Sat morning, May 28th 2011, that I got […]

Badger Under Saddle

OGO Tejon De Oro Hermoso – aka, Badger   Badger has been under saddle since January of this year with Todd Utterback of Salinas, California. Todd has been using Badger in various tasks. Rounding up cows, sorting, branding, cutting. Badger has proved that his working cow horse bloodlines run strong and true. Todd says, he […]

Badger – The Birth that Continued a WWF Legendary Bloodline

OGO Tejon De Oro Hermoso AKA Badger was born on a very frosty morning March 4th 2005 at about 6:30 AM.  WoodRose Katrina, one of my most beloved Foundation Morgan Mares, was a sneaky one usually when it came to having her babies. She would wait until she was alone before dropping her foals. She […]

Case against horse thief results

Here is the result of OGO Circle H Hunnewill and OGO Shawalla El Cortez being stolen and sent to slaughter by a man with a agenda against Terry Jensen in Horse Shoe Bend Idaho. The District Attorney, R J Twilligar refused to prosecute this case even though he had not only an eye witness willing to testify […]

OGO Foundation Morgan Horses Stolen and Slaughtered

  The following story I wish I could say is fictional but sadly it is true and very recent. As many people are aware, I have my horses in a few different places…… Salinas, CA., Prunedale, CA.,  Norco, CA. and HorseShoe Bend, ID.  I have been lucky enough to breed and raise some of the very best […]