Morgan Photo Archive

DART 5130

Chestnut Stallion

Sire DUDE 4673
Foaled May 8, 1905
Progeny   53 Total
Gelding 1
Mare 30
Stallion 22
Brown 22
Chestnut 31

"Grand Champion at World's Fair at San Francisco, season of 1915.Head Stallion at Morgan Horse Farm." This is the third stallion used on the Morgan Horse Farm, Dart, sired by Dude. Grandsire Fred. "Dart 5130, dark chestnut horse, foaled May 8, 1905. Sired by Dude, dam Bess Franklin, one of the most stylish,nice gaited, strongest bred, best all around Morgan mares to be found in the land. She has won first and secondpremiums at Illinois State Fairs, and sweepstakes twice (every time shown) over all breeds at Nashua, Iowa.""At date of this picture Dart was 7 years, 5 months old, was 15 hands, weight 1,180 pounds. He was first prize winner at Des Moines in 1907 for stallions under 3 years old, and first prize and sweepstakes winnerat Nashua Big 4 County Fair. Has shown at many county fairs, and winning several grand championship prizes,and has never yet been beaten at a county fair in his class. He won first prize at Iowa State Fair, season of 1912,as well as first prize and grand championship at Waverly, and first prize and sweepstakes at Nashua. He isconsiderable above average size, has a beautiful wavy tail and mane, heavy boned, and is a real giant,fearless on the road, is our ideal of a Morgan in every way. He is carrying the richest Morgan blood, has shownhis ability as a sire, as well as being a horse of utility. He can plow corn, haul mail, or win in the show ring."

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