Breed Profile - with History and Pictures
"The quarter horse is one of America’s oldest and most popular breeds – and for good reason."
"Most well-known for breaking speed records over short distances, quarter horses delight and inspire people all over the world."
"These horses came from Spanish barb stock of the central American conquistadors, and they excelled at endurance riding, navigating the wilderness, and hunting bison."
"Because these horses are so versatile, they’re now bred for specific disciplines..."
"While many breeds can be successful at your typical rodeo events, quarter horses remain the favorite breed."