Some people say the American Quarter Horse is one of the most popular equine breeds—the horses are used in many different disciplines throughout the world and it is the oldest breed in the country. Today, Quarter Horses are highly valued for their superior athletic abilities, good breeding, calm dispositions, and intelligence, and are considered outstanding all-around horses. The typical American Quarter Horse is somewhat smaller than other breeds, but usually very strong. The horse is popular with ranchers and rodeo competitors and is used in many different disciplines.
This book by photographer David R. Stoecklein is a celebration of the American Quarter Horse, the history of its evolution, and the ranches that breed these powerful creatures. Becky Prunty's text traces the history of the breed and explores the different paths it has taken in the equine industry.
12×12″ Hardbound, 304 pages.