Recent Examples of quarter horse from the Web
Two appaloosas, a quarter horse, a Clydesdale, a Belgian, an American paint, a ghost paint, two off track thoroughbreds, three miniature horses, one Shetland pony, and Don Quixote, the donkey, round out the mix.
Last year, the Journal Sentinel reported that the Sheriff's Office had signed contracts to lease at least two horses — a Percheron quarter horse named Hero and a Clydesdale named Titan.
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Origin and Etymology of quarter horse
First Known Use: 1822See Words from the same year
QUARTER HORSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of quarter horse for English Language Learners
: a small, strong horse that can run very fast for short distances
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