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Stanford’s Morgan Bloodlines, The Final Photographic Experiments – Morgan Horses in the First Motion Pictures Part IV

Another of Stanford’s Morgan racers was a little black inbred Morgan gelding called Clay. He was a son of Fred Low (St. Clair x Lady Ross by Henry Clay). Even though these ancient photo frames are somewhat primitive compared to … Continue reading

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Palo Alto and Governer Stanford’s Prized Morgan Abe Edgington – Morgan Horses in First Motion Pictures Part 3

It was now 1876 and Abe Edgington was the pride of Governor Stanford’s stable.  Although Stanford was actually no longer the Governor, people continued to address him as that.  Abe  was a stunning iron grey in color, 16 hands tall and … Continue reading

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Morgan horses – the First Motion Pictures – Part 2

  It was 1872 when Leland Stanford first hired Eadweard Muybridge to do some photographic work.  Stanford had  become very interested in Occident, his little brown Morgan horse, and was determined to satisfy his questions concerning the movement of horses … Continue reading

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