?????? I know, right? Here’s your much more common, standard, classic ranch style Quarter Horse:
Wow, look at that. It’s almost if the classic QH has a BIG BEEFY version and a TALL LANKY version. Because they do!
OK, last Quarter horse, whom I believe is an appendix (half thoroughbred) but is registered as AQHA:
So what have we learned? Well, for starters, QH’s aren’t just beefy genetic nightmares. QH come in three basic conformational “types.” Appendixes (QH x TB) can be registered with AQHA (American Quarter Horse Association) as a Quarter Horse. OK, ok, ONE more Quarter Horse:
This is DOC BAR. Quite a beefcake, isn’t he? Like, what a fatty! Well, he HALF THOROUGHBRED and was a RACEHORSE. And a damn one. Quarter Horses, Nature’s greatest mystery.