quarter horse

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

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He saw an opportunity with RIDE TV to combine his passion of racing quarter horses with a great initiative for the horse world.
As well as Texas, quarter horse racing is popular in Oklahoma, California, New Mexico and Louisiana.
Last August, she won the working cow horse championship in the American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Show in Oklahoma City.
Horses bred and trained by Nicole Meyer have won numerous SQHA "beauty contests" when shown on the halter as yearlings and two-year-olds, and they have also won riding contests in many of the classic quarter horse disciplines.
Club members' equestrian focus, however, is on riding a particular kind of horse - one with bloodlines at least 80 percent American ranch-bred quarter horse, a muscular "bulldog" of a working horse known for short bursts of speed over a quarter-mile or so.
Frank 'Scoop' Vessels III is President of the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association and formerly served as President of the American Quarter Horse Association from 2004-March 2005.
21 during the annual American Quarter Horse Association Champions Racing Awards ceremony at Heritage Place in Oklahoma City.
On Wednesday, officials confirmed that a 16-year-old Quarter Horse stallion standing at an undisclosed farm in Kentucky had tested positive for the venereal disease, which can cause infertility in mares.
It's great,'' said Tim Hill, 38, who had rushed his quarter horse and paint to the Pierce College campus in Woodland Hills as clouds of smoke blew over his Porter Ranch home.
The 9-year-old chestnut-colored gelding was unflappable, not bothered at all by flashing cameras and the public address announcer's voice bellowing over the speakers during Saturday's Oregon Quarter Horse Association's Sweetheart Classic at the Oregon Horse Center, north of Eugene.
Headliner--Bill Brewer, American Quarter Horse Association
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.
Quarter horse racing is a separate entity from thoroughbred racing.
30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Minerals Ltd (TSXV:CTG, Frankfurt:DFP) is pleased to announce the initial drilling results for its Quarter Horse Jerritt Canyon Nevada Project:
He took time at the end of the ride to say thank you and stroke Tom, a 17-year-old quarter horse who won the 2004 American Quarter Horse Association's Equine Public Service Award.