A rare American breed

Global Horse Culture Archive on October 5, 2007, 8:56

The McCurdy Walker is a distinct breed, related to the Tennessee Walker, derived from the horses bred for many years on the McCurdy Plantation in Alabama. The founding horses were registered as Tennessee Walkers, and many Tennessee Walkers carry their bloodlines. However, a registry just for McCurdy bloodlines was eventually created, preserving this unique, easy-gaited, all-purpose horse. Although predominantly found in their location of origin, they are gaining popularity in other parts of the USA. People find them ideal mounts for trail riding, hunting, ranch work, and family or children's