About the Quarter Horse
A Quarter horse is a general name for a number of breeds such as the American Quarter horse and the Paint horse. Quarter horses have been bred from a number of other breeds including, Arabs, Morgans, Mustang and Spanish Barb horses. They are renowned for their ability for speed and their ability to cover a quarter of a mile incredibly quickly. They originate from America.
Quarter horses range from 14 hh to 16 hh
Quarter Horse Appearance
Quarter Horses have strong backs and Muscular bodies. Legs tend to be short and strong. They have fine, smooth heads, small ears and a broad forehead. They can come in a variety of colours. The Paint is named so, for it's specific coat colour.
Quarter Horse Temperament
Quarter horses are very laid-back, reliable and willing. They are intelligent and sensible.