heritage of the Missouri Foxtrotter spans many centuries and
encompasses scores of countries around the world. Had it not
been for the early horses of Europe and the Middle East there
would be no Missouri Foxtrotter today.
the gaited horses of Britain came to America they became
part of the foundation for every breed developed in the
United States and many in South America and Canada as well.
The Missouri Foxtrotter is one of the most versatile of
those breeds and the Foundation Foxtrotters most exemplify
the qualities of the original type of Missouri Foxtrotter.
years the Missouri Foxtrotter has come full circle in that
there are now several hundred of their numbers taking gait
back into Europe. The breed overall is to be found in at
least five countries and demand is growing for these good
natured, smooth riding, athletic horses.
Foundation Foxtrotter Heritage Association welcomes owners
and Foundation bred horses from all parts of the globe and
recognizes the contribution of these fine people and horses
to the breed. Foundation Foxtrotters have traceable heritage
spanning several centuries to many of the finest equines
ever to walk the planet.
globe depicted in the logo of the Foundation Foxtrotter
Heritage Association reflects the global community. The
color Purple is a color which in former millennia only royalty
could wear…therefore the term “ROYAL PURPLE”. The Foundation
Foxtrotter is decidedly of royal blood traceable to the
stables of ancient Kings, and therefore worthy of the color.
two horses symbolized on the logo represent the coming together
of nations and breeders for the common goal of preserving
the Foundation Foxtrotter. The sheaves of wheat represent
fruitfulness, their golden color represents the richness
of the heritage to be found in the Foundation Foxtrotter.
The shape of the silver banner represents the drawing together
of all these qualities and the solidarity of the Foundation
Foxtrotter Heritage Association in it’s quest to promote,
preserve, perpetuate and produce the best quality and versatile
gaited horses in the world. The color Silver represents
the malleability of the breed to many disciplines.
Foundation Foxtrotter Heritage Association dedicates itself
to producing horses of extraordinary intelligence, willingness,
smoothness of gait and the athletic ability to perform well
at many disciplines and pledges to work as a team to these
ends for the betterment of the breed and the benefit of