Brookridge Morgans began as a
childhood dream of mine. Like many young girls, I collected model
horses; one of my first was the Breyer black Morgan, a gift from my grandmother. Involvement
in the model horse hobby eventually led to the real thing- first
with a friend's Morgans, and later with the purchase of the Morgan
mare Reminiscing in 1984.
The Brookridge ideal is the Morgan of classic "old type". This curvy,
full-bodied, pretty headed, unmistakably Morgan
horse is reflected in my
equine sculpture and, hopefully, in the Morgans that I breed. I appreciate the older Morgan bloodlines of all families.
My training philosophy uses positive
reinforcement, which results in horses with incredibly willing and
cheerful attitudes. The Brookridge Morgans live the majority of
their time outside, as
nature intended, barefoot and in the company of
I am deeply involved with colorful Morgans and enjoy
researching and writing about breeding programs and bloodlines related to the various colors
present in our breed. My articles currently appear in our breed journal,
The Morgan Horse
magazine. Older articles appeared in Simply Morgan,
Classic Morgan Admirers, the Rainbow Morgan Horse Association
Newsletter, Just About Horses, and many other equine publications over the years.
Many of my articles for The Morgan Horse magazine can be found here.
I maintain two educational websites about color in the Morgan breed: Morgan Colors and
Morgans Project. I edited the
Rainbow Morgan Horse
Association newsletter from 1996-2016, and also served as editor of the Georgia Morgan Horse Club newsletter. My
other passion is
creating eye-catching equine advertising and website design.
My husband Jim built most of our farm himself, including our lovely
barn. Our extended family includes
the new owners of
horses we've owned and/or bred,
and our canine companions
Nellie and Sophie.
Sit back and relax as you explore our website. I love to take pictures, so there is a lot to
Even better, come see our Morgans in person.
We welcome your visit, and so will the horses. Give us a call or
email today! -Laura Behning
June 2022- Thunderous (KS Bluestem The Old Guard x Coral Forest)
has been in training with Larry Poulin since October of 2021.
Thunder quickly picked up ground driving and progressed to driving in a confined area. Now Larry has him out and driving around the farm. Shortly before
this was taken Thunder had kept his cool when
another horse got loose and came careening towards them. Good Boy, Thunder! Thank you Larry Poulin for the careful training you are giving
Thunder, and to Kate Cabot for your leap of faith in purchasing our boy in
2020 when he was just
a few weeks old. We are so excited for Thunder's future!
June 2022- Our other 2020 foal, Conjured aka Ariel (KS Bluestem The Old Guard x Positively Charmed), with
Anna Novaria, daughter of owner Jen Poulin Novaria. THIS is why we do what we do!
Thank you Jen for the pic!
March 25, 2021- Today I had a great visit with Jodi Hanger Thorpe and her three kids.
Jodi, her Mom and sister breed Morgans at their Moonridge Morgans in
Preston, ID. Jodi's husband is taking a class in Atlanta,
so the family turned it into a road trip. As always the
Morgans loved having visitors, especially Leelee who was her usual love sponge self. Thank you so much Jodi for a very fun visit!
Site updated: July 12, 2022
Jim and Laura Behning
75 Glass Spring Rd.
Covington, GA 30014
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