• American Quarter Horse
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    American Quarter Horse

    The American Quarter Horse, also known as Quarter Horse, is a distinguished American breed of equine horse that excels in sprinting long distances. Its name was derived from its ability, as a horse breed, to outpace other horse breeds at competitive races of at least a mile long; many have been recorded at speeds up to 55 miles per hour. This ability has made the American Quarter Horse one of the most popular and prolific breeds in North America. In fact, in the United States, it is second only to the Thoroughbred. However, although the American Quarter Horse is a very popular horse breed, many people do not know much…