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Missouri Fox Trotter Mare for Sale in Springfield, MO
Dixie is a very gentle and sweet mare, standing about 14. 2 HH Pretty chestnut with beautiful eyes. Wants to please. Non spooky, calm. Nominated for National Breeders Cup. Would make great trail horse. Loads great, shoes, up to date on all vacs, etc. Good ground manners, loves attention.
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.