The Quarter Running Horse
Americas Oldest Breed
by Robert Moorman Denhardt
In this book Denhardt presents the story of the origin of the breed through a monumental job of research, gathering information from many sources. The results is an authoritative account of the foundations sires and mare, their origin and progeny. From Colonial times and breeders through development of the Quarter Horse through crossing with Indian ponies, Thoroughbreds and other blood to the horse of the 40's and the beginning of modern racing and onward. Covers the early breeders , outstanding sires, legends, outstanding breeders and so much more. Fascinating account of Americas most popular breed.
Hard cover book in very good condition, good dust jacket, 302 pages, illustrated with B&W photographs, copyright 1979, University of Oaklahoma Press