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Missouri Fox Trotter Mare for Sale in Springfield, MO
Cricket is a 5- yo blue - papered Missouri Foxtrotter, 14. 3 hands. She has an extremely nice fox trot. She has been ridden in the southern hills of Missouri over rocks, through streams. She wants to please. She is not a large horse, but her gait will keep up with any group. She needs a mid to confident rider, but ironically, she likes children and has been shown in fun shows. $1600 to good home - call 417-732-1***8 or e - mail trinity _ o***@yahoo. com for more pictures and pedigree.
About Springfield, MO
The origin of the city's name is unclear, but the most common view is that it was named for Springfield, Massachusetts by migrants from that area. One account holds that James Wilson, who lived in the then unnamed city, offered free whiskey to anyone who would vote for the name Springfield, after his hometown in Massachusetts. The editor of the Springfield Express, J. G. Newbill, said in the November 11, 1881 issue: "It has been stated that this city got its name from the fact of a spring and field being near by just west of town.