56309 Rge Rd 12, Onoway, AB T0E 1V0
(780) 967 5580 Fax: 967 5540
year old Mare - Platinum Rating
Through the efforts of CMAs members, many people will
be shown the quality of the Morab horse and the opportunities
that accompany them.
We, as an Association, will give support and assistance to all
your questions and concerns or direct you to those people that
can answer if we are not able to.
Our goal is to help breeders promote a strong, quality breeding
program to develop the Morab generations of the future.
The Canadian Morab Association is a group of Morab
Breeders and enthusiast, expressing a desire to work together
for promoting the Morab Breed and their own personal breeding
The Canadian Morab Association is not only and Association,
but a Registry as well. Providing a publication to all members
along with the publication being displayed at events across
Canada. For the benefit of these groups and the Morab Breed
each member will
* Uphold and abide by the CMA rules and regulations as outlined
in the Constitution
* Promote a Morab breeding program of documented bloodlines
consisting of Purebred bloodlines originating from the Arabian/Morgan
Parent Stock verified by DNA
* Provide a high standard of breeding practices dedicated to
the betterment of the Morab Breed as outlined in the Constitution
* Must be a member of the CMA in good standing.
All interested parties who are supportive of breeding quality
Morabs in Canada are encouraged to become a part of the CMA.
Whether they own Morgans, Arabians, or Morabs. All Parties are
an asset to the development of the foundation and future generation
Morabs in Canada.
A HORSE FOR ALL REASONS
WHAT IS A MORAB?
A Morab Horses versatility and abilities make it a perfect
mount for a wide range of equine disciplines.
The Morab is ideally suited to Endurance, Dressage, English
Pleasure, Western Reining, Performance and Driving as well as
being an all around family pleasure mount.
Bred for a kind disposition, thus, enhancing their need to be
with people, they are especially good with children.
Their even temperament and desire to please are rare assets
DO YOU BREED A MORAB
F2; F3 Represents First; Second; Third Generations
of a Registered Purebred Arabian and a Registered Purebred Morgan.
This offspring is the F1 Morab.
F1 Morab (100%) bred to another 100% Morab creates consecutive
generations of Morab. ALWAYS 100% Morab bred to another 100%
is how we develop the Morab breed in Canada. In compliance with
the Animal Pedigree Act and by adhering to strict breeding practices
we will reach full breed status when we have a minimum of 60
- F1, 100 - F2 & 200 - F3 Morabs.
a 100% Morab to something other than another 100% Morab is considered
out crossing & the offspring will not qualify as a Morab.
Morabs registered with the "Canadian Morab Association"
will be 100% Morab; no less no more.
The following type and conformation qualities are inherent and
essential to all Morabs, whether they are show stock or family
General Appearance: The look of the Morab is that of
a powerful, muscular horse displaying athleticism with grace
and distinct refinement. Most Morabs range from 14.2 to 15.2
HH and weigh from 950 to 1200 lbs.
Color: Morabs may be any color with black skin and dark
eyes. Morabs may exhibit some of the white markings, on the
face and below the knee, typical of the Morgan or Arabian.
Disposition: Morabs display an affectionate nature, with
a willing attitude of dependability and intelligence.
Eyes: Large and dark, set wide apart.
Head: Refined, straight to slightly dished face profile,
broad cheek, narrow muzzle with firm lips and large nostrils.
Smaller and pointed adding refinement and balance to the head.
Neck: Thick and broad but refined and of a good length
that meets the head at a well-defined throat latch.
Shoulders: Well-muscled, long and sloping, moderate-high
Mane and Tail: Full bodied and of good length. High tail
set carried showily.
Back and Hip: The shape of their hindquarters and the
pelvic angle set the Morab apart from other breeds. A short
back, with muscled hip of good length and a horizontal pelvic
build endowing the Morab with a full croup that is slightly
sloped and a naturally high tail set.
Chest: At maturity the Morab exhibits a broad chest through
out the heart and lung area. This extra room combined with the
full neck gives the Morab great endurance and stamina.
Legs: Of good length and straight, with flat bones and
large joints, broad forearm, short cannon bone, medium length
pastern and round broad feet.
Hooves: Strong and dense, rounded in shape and medium
in size. Requiring minimal care.
Way of Moving: Naturally collected and working off powerful
hindquarters, the Morab has a smooth gait with a variety of
Maturity and Longevity: Morabs are considered developed
and at prime beginning at 6 years of age and continuing well
FOR SHOWING THE MORAB:
There is NO MINIMUM LENGTH of a bridle path for the
Morab Horse. The MAXIMUM length for a Bridle path will be
No More than 6 INCHES
EAR TRIMMING: Shaving
inside the ears of the Morab Horse WILL NOT BE ALLOWED; ONLY
the excess hair on the outer part of the ear may be trimmed.
FACE TRIMMING: Trimming
of all facial hair is optional AND the EYELASHES MUST NEVER
MANE-TAIL-FORELOCK: The Morab
MUST be shown with the Natural Long & Full Mane, Tail
and Forelock. Any pulling or trimming MUST be done with out
FETLOCK HAIR: Trimming
of the fetlock hair is optional.
CORONARY BAND: The hair
on the coronary band MUST NOT BE TRIMMED.
HOOF POLISH: Optional
Any Morab displaying ANY ARTIFICIAL APPLIANCES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
Artificial aids are not the same as artificial appliances.
Mares WILL BE ALLOWED to accompany suckling foals in
a Morab foal class.
MORAB STANCE: The Morab
will be shown standing square with one hind foot slightly
behind the other. Their neck will be slightly stretched with
their nose placed perpendicular to the ground, displaying
their natural collection. The Morab WILL NOT BE SHOWN IN A
PARK STANCE OR WITH THE NECK AND NOSE STRETCHED POINTING UP
HALTER CLASSES: Artificial
aids WILL NOT be allowed in any Halter Classes.
STALLIONS: Bats, Crops,
Whips, etc. WILL NOT BE ALLOWED when showing the Morab Stallions
in Halter Classes
STUD CHAINS: All Morab
Stallions aged two and over ARE REQUIRED to be shown with
a properly applied chain.
56309 Rge Rd 12, Onoway, AB T0E 1V0
(780) 967 5580 Fax: 967 5540
FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THE CANADIAN MORAB ASSOCIATION