Justin Morgan Had a Horse Author:Marguerite Henry This is the story of a common, ordinary little work horse who turned out to be the father of a famous family of American horses. He lived in the Green Mountain country of Vermont in the days when American was growing up. He dragged logs and cleared the land. He helped build the first log houses. He helped build bridges and cut roads through ... more »the wilderness.
Today his descendants, known as Morgan horses, are renowned throughout the world. yet nobody knows whether that first Morgan's parents were British or French or Dutch. And nobody really cares. As Joel Goss figured it out: "He's just like us. He's American. That's what he is! American!"« less