Quarter horse

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Quarter horse

an American light horse of compact build and muscular hindquarters, about 15.2 hands high, often chestnut but any solid color. It originated from thoroughbred and criollo. Primarily a cattle horse but also used in short sprint races.
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Quarter crack in a horse. By permission from Pascoe R, Knottenbelt DC, Manual of Equine Dermatology, Saunders, 1999
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Last August, she won the working cow horse championship in the American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Show in Oklahoma City.
It is clear from the names of these disciplines that quarter horses are still expected to have some of the skills of a working ranch horse, A working horse should be able to drive cattle along a trail, for example, corral them into a pen, or cut a single cow out of the herd, as well as help his rider to open and close gates.
The occasion was the fifth annual "Poker Ride," sponsored by the Oregon Foundation Quarter Horse Club (OFQHC).
Quarter horses are unmatched when it comes to roping, barrels or pole bending and they're easy to train, said Trumble, who has been showing horses for the past 15 years.
That's completely different from the quarter horses.
The switch isn't easy and, for the top riders, there's enough money in quarter horses to fill the biggest burger.
The American Horse Council's 2005 study has shown there are approximately nine million horses in the United States, of which nearly half are thoroughbreds, quarter horses or other competition animals.
As the name implies, Quarter Horses compete at distances of generally 440 yards (0.
Instead, Jones remains at Los Alamitos Race Course in Orange County, happily devoted to quarter horses like the multiple entries he is preparing for tonight's Los Alamitos Million Futurity and Saturday night's Champion of Champions.
Fair Grounds' 37-day race meet at its temporary host site, Harrah's Louisiana Downs, continues with the $1 million Louisiana Champions Day for state-bred Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses on Saturday.
It's a good day to just be out with the wiener dogs and bet on the quarter horses between races.