Six Indian Horses: Quarter Horses

Six Indian Horses: Quarter Horses

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  1. The Quarter Horse is a sprinter, and the most popular North American breed today.
  2. Bred to work on ranches, it also excels in rodeo events and horse shows.
  3. These animals are said to have an innate “cow sense” – a natural instinct for herding cattle.
  4. Texan ranchers played a large role in the development of the Quarter Horse.
  5. Of the three main body types, the stock is small, quick, and agile; the halter is large and muscular; and the hunter is a lean, long-legged runner.
  6. Quarter Horses come in all colors, but the most common is the chestnut brown known as sorrel.

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