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What exactly is a quarter horse?

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What exactly is a quarter horse?

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If you have ever seen a rodeo or a western on TV you have probably seen a quarter horse. Quarter Horses are heavily muscled, compact horses that could run a short distance faster than any other horse. In 1940 a registry was formed to preserve this great breed. There are 16 recognized colors of the quarter horse. Sorrel (brownish red), bay (brown with black mane and tail), black, brown, chestnut, dun, red dun, gray, grullo, palomino, red roan, blue roan, bay roan, perlino, and cremello. There are many uses of the American Quarter Horse. Some of these are barrel racing, racing, western pleasure, English pleasure, jumping, driving, trail riding, working cows, ranching, reining, pleasure, and so much more. There are so many places all over the United States that lovers of the American Quarter Horse can get together to compete with their American Quarter Horses. One can qualify for the World show held in Oklahoma City, which is the biggest accomplishment of all. One of the biggest single br

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From his name, you might imagine the origin of this animal to be one quarter horse and three quarters perhaps mule or something else. Or, the strange name might lead you to imagine a never never type animal with horsy hindquarters or forequarters plus an assortment of parts assembled from unrelated members of the animal kingdom. Neither of these flights of fancy, naturally, are related to the real quarter horse. This sturdy character is a special breed that was developed by cattle ranchers of our Western plains. The quarter horse is a native American breed famous around the world for his sterling endurance as a saddle horse on the range. He was named for his surprising talent as a short distance sprinter. In a quarter mile race, the quarter horse often shows his heels to a fast race horse bred for longer distances. He is very often the quarter mile champ.

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