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 artwork and 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 outside, as nature intended,  barefoot and in the company of the herd. 

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 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 (scroll down to the bottom).

I maintain two educational websites about color in the Morgan breed: Morgan Colors and the Silver Dapple 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 much 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 look through. 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 9, 2018- Sweetie finally got updated photos and video! She is almost 8 months old now, and is ready for her new home!  Registered as SUGAR RUSH (Adiel's Snicker Zip x HCTF Lost in a Storm), Sweetie is a bay splash/W20, lives up to her "sweet" name and could be yours! Check out her new pictures and video on her web page here.

May 5, 2018- Thank you Isaac and Adrienne Dymesich for your all-too-short visit this morning! The Dymesichs were here to pick up HCTF Lost in a Storm to go to her new home in Indiana, and I got to meet some new Morgan people in the process. Always a fun thing. Here's Adrienne with our smoky black silver mare Positively Charmed (Gone Gold x Foxton Smoky Dawn), aka "Charli".

Site updated:  June 9, 2018
Jim and Laura Behning
75 Glass Spring Rd.
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 385-1240
Click to email us at morgans@mindspring.com


Learn more about the very rare silver dapple gene at the Silver Dapple Morgans Project.

To learn more about color in the Morgan breed, visit the Morgan Colors website.

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