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a small powerful horse originally bred for sprinting in quarter-mile races in Virginia

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Each enrollee receives an official AQHA log sheet to record their hours driving or riding an American Quarter Horse.
Mapes adds that the show includes six American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) sanctioned classes.
If the American quarter horse was human, it would be a decathlete.
This American Quarter Horse Association site has diagrams showing the external and internal features of the home: www.
We try to buy 3-year-old quarter horses," Clinton said.
Quarter horses were the first type of horse to evolve on American soil.
For example, quarter horses are often the cowboy's choice for strenuous work, thoroughbreds are racers, and warm-bloods jump hurdles in competition.
The lively, competitive bidding for everything from month-old foals to wornout quarter horses masks the fact that the great majority of these horses will be sent to slaughterhouses, where they'll be processed into meat for foreign consumption.
In Ruidoso, New Mexico on Labor Day the 48th All American Futurity will feature the finest 2-year-old quarter horses in the world, all sharing the same DNA, and all from Vessels Stallion Farm.
OKLAHOMA CITY Overnight purses for quarter horses at the 201 American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa season at Remington Park in Oklahoma City will be increased by $1,500 each race.
Quarter horses who can run up to 55mph with amazing speed from one to four furlongs should be in rodeos.
So it's not all that surprising that quarter horses, the American-bred workhorse favored by cowboys, and poker came together here Saturday.
From the vaqueros, the buckaroos and the charros to the exotic riders from Chile, Norway and Korea, riders on Arabian and quarter horses, among others, spent the day raising dust and piquing the interest of the audience who stood watching on the sidelines.
She grew up in Pennsylvania Furnace, PA on a 260-acre farm, "As a youth my passion was showing Quarter Horses both through the 4-H program, and the American Quarter Horse Association," said Peters.
Overnight races for quarter horses will increase by $1,500 per race.