American quarter horse

noun

Definition of American quarter horse

:quarter horse
  • The trio will ride American quarter horses, the oldest surviving American breed and also the most numerous, with 800,000 registered worldwide.
  • —Anne HartAtlanta Journal-Constitution1 Aug. 1996
  • American quarter horses are the sport's drag racers—full of speed and power and always ready to run.
  • —John ErardiCincinnati Enquirer11 Sept. 2008

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First Known Use of american quarter horse

1940


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