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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The most famous quarter horse race, first run in 1959, is the All American
Across the room are shelves filled with trophies that were won by horses bred and trained by Meyer at her stable, Meyer's Quarter Horses, near Sursee.
Quarter horse riders complete the Poker Ride course around Elijah Bristow State Park near Dexter last weekend.
Muscle tone, balance and the horse's overall disposition are taken into account by judges, said Donny Nealon of Brownsville, who has judged in quarter horse events.
Additional high-value targets remain to be tested throughout the main Quarter Horse Ranch property, as well as the Damn claims to the south.
The Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association is to be commended for creating this opportunity for us and for Louisiana," said Mike Howard, general manager for Evangeline Downs.
I ride thoroughbreds, too, and a lot of them break faster than quarter horses.
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CTG:TSXV, B1H:Frankfurt), is pleased to announce that data compilation and validation has been completed on the Quarter Horse Ranch Project and all available data has been combined to create a 3D model.
That's real close - just a couple of crow-flies over the hill,'' said Potts, owner of Back Achers Ranch, a Castaic boarding facility for some 45 quarter horse, Arabian and other breeds.
This year's Utah Quarter Horse Association (UQHA) 2005 racing season includes two dates with fun and educational activities specifically for the next generation of racing fans.
He has held several positions in both Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing - including duties as a racing official at Kentucky tracks - and once owned horses of the latter breed that competed at Henderson's Riverside Downs and at Bluegrass Downs in Paducah, Ky.