Some articles on quarter horses, quarter horse, horse, horses:
... The American Quarter Horse is best-known today as a show horse, race horse, reining and cutting horse, rodeo competitor, ranch horse, and all-around ... Quarter horses compete well in rodeo events such as barrel racing, calf roping and team roping and gymkhana or O-Mok-See ... Other stock horse events such as cutting and reining are open to all breeds but also dominated by American Quarter Horse ...
... A cropout, crop-out or crop out is a horse with body spots, including pinto or appaloosa spotting, or "high white" horse markings, with a sire and dam who both appeared to have been solid-colored ... There are multiple genetic reasons that may cause a horse to be a cropout ... Sometimes solid-colored horses throw cropouts because some spotting patterns are recessive genes that are not necessarily expressed unless the relevant allele is inherited from both ...
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