Legends: Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

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Just like the previous two Legends books, this one also profiles a number of stallions and several mares who gained fame in the American Quarter Horse Association. While some of them played roles in the formation of the breed, others are more contemporary. Some gained fame on the track while others carved their niche in the show ring, and some did both. Many are also household names in the Quarter Horse industry because of their additional impact on the breed as sires and dams.Each chapter is about a specific ...

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Colorado Springs, CO 2001 Seventh Printing; Softcover New 0911647406. The third volume of this very popular series. This is a February 2001 printing. This volume profiles a ... number of stallions and mares who gained fame in the American Quarter Horse Association [AQHA], formed in 1940, and now the world's largest horse breed registry. Many of these horse played role in the formation of the breed, others are more contremporary. Many gained fame on the QH track, others claimed fame in the show ring, and many did both. A number of them are household names in the QH industry because of their additional impact on the breed as sires and dams. Each chapter is about a specific stallion or mare, and inclues a 4 generation pedigree, summary of the horse's permformance record and sire or production record, as well as photos. One of the breeds that America made, and is justly famous for, and proud of. See book #1851. Oversized, 3.5#.; A Western Horseman Book Series; Vol. 3; B & W photographs; 8 x 11; 205 pages. Read more Show Less

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Just like the previous two Legends books, this one also profiles a number of stallions and several mares who gained fame in the American Quarter Horse Association. While some of them played roles in the formation of the breed, others are more contemporary. Some gained fame on the track while others carved their niche in the show ring, and some did both. Many are also household names in the Quarter Horse industry because of their additional impact on the breed as sires and dams.Each chapter is about a specific stallion or mare, and includes a four-generation pedigree, a summary of the horse's performance record and sire or production record, and many photographs. (8 x 11, 208 pages, b&w photos)

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  • ISBN-13: 9780911647402
  • Publisher: Western Horseman, Incorporated, The
  • Publication date: 7/1/2002
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 207
  • Product dimensions: 8.08 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.45 (d)

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Frank Holmes has been penning horse-related feature articles and historical books for more than 35 years.  His interests have always been centered on the historical aspects of the western horse breeds, and his broad-based knowledge of the origins of the Quarter Horse, Paint, Appaloosa and Palomino registries have established him as one of the pre-eminent equine historians of all time.

 

As a former staff writer for Western Horseman magazine, Frank co-authored volumes 2 through 5 of the immensely popular Legends book series and authored The Hank Weiscamp Story.

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Table of Contents

Steel Dust 6
Old Sorrel 12
Flying Bob 28
Maddon's Bright Eyes 40
Showdown 52
Royal King 62
Jackstraw (TB) 76
Piggin String (TB) 88
Poco Lena 98
Poco Pine 112
Poco Dell 124
Quo Vadis 136
Question Mark 146
Two Eyed Jack 160
Mr Gun Smoke 168
Hollywood Jac 86 184
Author Profiles 202
Notes 205
Photo Index 206
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