Pony the Most Loved Horse

Have you ever wondered why movies with horses or ponies as main characters are so popular and remain classics years after they were made? Misty of Chincoteague, Black Beauty, The Black Stallion; these classic books have been made into movies that are watched over and over. Most of my friends were horse crazy before they ever had their first crush on a boy. Ask any parent and you will likely find that their child has asked for a pony as a present.

The American Quarter Horse

The American Quarter Horse is an American breed of horse that excels at short distance sprints. The name came from its outstanding ability to outdistance other horse breeds in races of a quarter mile or less; It is documented that some individuals have been clocked at speeds up to 55 mph (88.5 km/h). As the most popular breed in the U.S today, The American Quarter Horse , has more than 5 million American Quarter Horses registered in the registry of the American Quarter Horse Association. Thus is the largest breed registry in the world.

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