Foundation Dams of the American Quarter Horse

University of Oklahoma Press, 1 sept. 1995 - 240 pages

Most Quarter Horse breeders and breed experts believe that in the production of great Quarter Horses one should never underestimate the importance of the dam. They are convinced that, in the long run,"the distaff side of the pedigree is the one to watch." They agree that one reason for the eminence of the Quarter Horse in racing, show, arena, and breed competition is the quality of the dams who helped found the breed and give it the unique conformation and blazing speed on the short track.

This book, filled with treasured anecdotes and track legends, will join its companion volume on the sires as an indispensable source for Quarter Horse breeders, owners, and racetrack and rodeo enthusiats, as well as for historians of the horse and its role in the Americas.


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Table des matières

Introduction Page
Foundation Dams 17001800
Foundation Dams 18001875
Foundation Dams 18751900
Foundation Dams 19001940
Guidelines Used in Compiling This Volume
Droits d'auteur

Expressions et termes fréquents

À propos de l'auteur (1995)

Robert M. Denhardt was the renowned historian of the Quarter Horse. He helped organize the American Quarter Horse Association and was author of their three-volume work, The Quarter Horse. He is also the author of Foundation Sires of the American Quarter Horse, Foundation Dams of the American Quarter Horse, and Quarter Horses: A Story of Two Centuries, all published by the University of Oklahoma Press.

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