c

American Quarter horses for sale

Read more b
Eye-catcher
1 / 15
including video
Add to wish list
Eye-catcher
1 / 13
including video
Add to wish list
Eye-catcher
1 / 10
including video
Add to wish list
Eye-catcher
1 / 6
including video
American Quarter Horse Mix, Gelding, 13 years, Buckskin Roper 12 Yrs old 15.1hh Buttermilk Buckskin QH GeldingVersatility Ranch Horse - Trail - Cowhorse - Western
is allrounder
US-16214
Clarion, PA
bid on auction
Add to wish list
Eye-catcher
1 / 17
including video
Add to wish list
Eye-catcher
1 / 19
including video
American Quarter Horse Mix, Gelding, 6 years, 16.1 hh, Palomino MAVERICK 5 Yr old 16.1hh Palomino Quarter Horse Draft GeldingTrail - English Pleasure - Versatility Ranch Horse - Western
Reliable for trail riding
is allrounder
US-44627
Fredericksburg, OH
bid on auction
Add to wish list
Eye-catcher
1 / 20
including video
Add to wish list
Eye-catcher
1 / 20
including video
Add to wish list
Eye-catcher
1 / 9
including video
American Quarter Horse, Gelding, 11 years, Chestnut Chex 10 year old 14.3hh Chestnut AQHA GeldingVersatility Ranch Horse - Trail - Cowhorse - Western
is allrounder
US-79101
Amarillo, TX
bid on auction
Add to wish list
Eye-catcher
1 / 7
including video
Add to wish list
g
h
2,680 results
Filter
2,680 results
Remove all filters
Add search:
Save this search
Sort by
Date descending b
H
eDate descendingbDate ascendingePrice ascendingbPrice descendingeBreed ascendingbBreed descendingeAge ascendingbAge descendingeHeight ascendingbHeight descending
Page-1-Ad
With this option your advertisement will be extra advertised on the top page of search results. It will be listed above the regular search results.

In addition, interested parties can directly see more information. This significantly increases the number of potential buyers.

Page1Ad
Platinum
1 / 14
including video
American Quarter Horse, Gelding, 10 years, 15.2 hh, Palomino ONLY N FAIRYTALES 10 Yr old 15.2hh Palomino AQHA GeldingVersatility Ranch Horse - English Pleasure - Trail - Show
Horsebid,LLC
US-76085
Weatherford, TX
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 16
including video
American Quarter Horse, Gelding, 7 years, 14.2 hh, Roan-Blue KOZ 7 Yr old 14.2hh Blue Roan Quarter Horse GeldingVersatility Ranch Horse - Trail - Cowhorse - Western
Horsebid,LLC
US-16872
Rebersburg, PA
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 11
including video
American Quarter Horse, Gelding, 9 years, 14.3 hh, Buckskin AXLE 9 Yr old 14.3hh Buckskin AQHA GeldingVersatility Ranch Horse - Trail - Reining - Western
Horsebid,LLC
US-79117
Amarillo, TX
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 6
American Quarter Horse, Gelding, 5 years, 14.3 hh, Palomino BANANA 5 Yr old 14.3hh Palomino AQHA GeldingVersatility Ranch Horse - Trail - Cowhorse - Western
Horsebid,LLC
US-54022
River Falls, WI
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 4
American Quarter Horse, Gelding, 3 years, 14 hh, Sorrel MAGNUM 3 Yr old 14hh Sorrel AQHA GeldingVersatility Ranch Horse - Cowhorse - Reining - Western
Horsebid,LLC
US-76702
Waco, TX
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 14
including video
American Quarter Horse, Gelding, 15 years, 17 hh, Gray P.I. 15 Yr old 17hh Grey AQHA GeldingVersatility Ranch Horse - Trail - Jumping - Dressage
Horsebid,LLC
US-38824
Baldwyn, MS
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 22
including video
American Quarter Horse, Gelding, 10 years, 15.2 hh, Gray STEELE 10 Yr old 15.2hh Grey AQHA GeldingVersatility Ranch Horse - English Pleasure - Western - Driving
Horsebid,LLC
US-77340
Huntsville TX
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 8
including video
American Quarter Horse, Mare, 7 years, 15.3 hh, Buckskin LADY MAY 7 Yr old 15.3hh Buckskin AQHA MareVersatility Ranch Horse - English Pleasure - Trail - Western
Horsebid,LLC
US-16254
Shippenville, PA
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 3
American Quarter Horse, Gelding, 6 years, 15 hh, Sorrel BOXCAR 6 Yr old 15hh Sorrel AQHA GeldingVersatility Ranch Horse - Trail - Cowhorse - Western
Horsebid,LLC
US-79016
Canyon, TX
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 6
including video
American Quarter Horse, Gelding, 2 years, 14.3 hh, Roan-Blue COWBOY 2 Yr old 14.3hh Blue Roan AQHA GeldingVersatility Ranch Horse - Trail - Cowhorse - Western
Horsebid,LLC
US-65622
Buffalo, MO
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 5
American Quarter Horse, Mare, 5 years, 14.1 hh, Gray STERLING 5 Yr old 14.3hh Grey Quarter Horse MareReining - Versatility Ranch Horse - Trail - Cowhorse
Horsebid,LLC
US-75140
Grand Saline, TX
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 10
including video
American Quarter Horse, Mare, 6 years, 15.1 hh, Sorrel REMI 6 Yr old 15.1hh Sorrel AQHA MareVersatility Ranch Horse - English Pleasure - Trail - Cowhorse
Horsebid,LLC
US-18966
Southampton, PA
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 8
including video
American Quarter Horse, Gelding, 10 years, 15 hh, Palomino CADILLAC 10 Yr old 15hh Palomino AQHA GeldingVersatility Ranch Horse - Trail - Cowhorse - Western
Horsebid,LLC
US-16214
Clarion, PA
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 10
including video
American Quarter Horse, Gelding, 4 years, 15 hh, Buckskin Frosty 4 Yr old 15hh Buckskin AQHA GeldingVersatility Ranch Horse - Trail - Cowhorse - Western
Horsebid,LLC
US-65622
Buffalo
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 12
including video
American Quarter Horse, Gelding, 17 years, 15 hh, Roan-Blue EASY 17 Yr old 15hh Blue Roan Quarter Horse GeldingVersatility Ranch Horse - Trail - Cowhorse - Western
Horsebid,LLC
US-75633
Carthage, TX
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 17
including video
American Quarter Horse, Gelding, 12 years, 15.1 hh, Buckskin WHISKEY 12 Yr old 15.1hh Buckskin Quarter Horse GeldingVersatility Ranch Horse - Trail - Cowhorse - Western
Horsebid,LLC
US-57005
Brandon, SD
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
American Quarter Horse, Gelding, 10 years, 15.1 hh, Sorrel COORS 10 Yr old 15.1hh Sorrel Quarter Horse GeldingVersatility Ranch Horse - Trail - Cowhorse - Western
Horsebid,LLC
US-57117
Sioux Falls, SD
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 9
including video
American Quarter Horse, Gelding, 8 years, 15 hh, Dun HICKORY 8 Yr old 15hh Dun Roan AQHA GeldingVersatility Ranch Horse - Trail - Cowhorse - Western
Horsebid,LLC
US-16214
Clarion, PA
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 11
including video
American Quarter Horse, Mare, 4 years, 14 hh, Sorrel LILY 4 Yr old 14hh Sorrel AQHA MareVersatility Ranch Horse - Trail - Cowhorse - Breeding
Horsebid,LLC
US-52101
Decorah, IA
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
Platinum
1 / 14
including video
American Quarter Horse, Mare, 7 years, 14.1 hh, Buckskin ROSY 7 Yr old 14.1hh Buckskin AQHA MareVersatility Ranch Horse - Trail - Cowhorse - Western
Horsebid,LLC
US-16872
Rebersburg, PA
bid on auction
Add to wish list
New
1 2 ... 10 ... 134
Stop looking and be found instead
With your personal request in search of the horse of your dreams.
Gesuch aufgeben
Getting found
  • j Describe yourself and your wishes
  • j Receive your offer directly from certified buyers
  • j Immediately online, duration of 90 days
Place a request now
Q Remove all filters
H

The Quarter Horses of America are often described as the nation’s true wonder horses. Horses from many cultures have gone into the making of this breed, which dates from the foundation years of the USA. The American Quarter Horse Association is recognised as the largest breed registry in the world. Equestrians who buy a Quarter Horse are joining millions of others who are enthusiasts of the breed, many of whom would never have another kind of horse. What makes the Quarter Horse so special is that its history and ancestry are interwoven with that of the USA, and breeders and owners are helping to preserve this unique heritage whenever they sell a Quarter Horse. Smart, fast and comfortable to ride, the Quarter Horse is an outstanding workmate and a firm family favourite across the globe.

Origin and history of breeding Quarter Horses

Quarter Horses originated on the east coast of America, particularly in Virginia and the Carolinas. European arrivals quickly began to establish horse racing either on short tracks hacked out of dense vegetation or along town streets as settlements began to expand. Matches were often between two horses, a tradition which was already well-established in Scotland, northern England and Ireland. Here, racers were known as “running horses”. However, although British natives undoubtedly contributed, so too did the fast, agile horses of the native Chickasaw people, who had obtained their animals from Spanish settlers. The stallion “Old Snipe”, believed to be a Barb, made a major contribution in early days. The development of the Quarter Horse reflects the history of the USA since diverse horses were brought together to create something new and special. Soon the best horses were proving themselves unbeatable sprinters over one-quarter of a mile, and so were first given the name “short-racing” or “short-horses” and later called Quarter Horses.

Use and characteristics of the Quarter Horse

Quarter Horses are some of the most versatile equines on the planet. Centuries of development have resulted in conformation that is close to the ideal for riding, as anyone deciding to buy a Quarter Horse for the first time will discover. Compact, well-proportioned Quarter Horses have sloping shoulders that give them a long stride. The withers are well-defined but not too high, and the muscular hindquarters can power the horses forward in an instant. The broad, deep chests allow for the robust heart and lungs that make Quarter Horses such outstanding athletes. Knowledgeable equestrians intending to sell a Quarter Horse will also refer to the breed’s intelligence, beauty, and ability to spin and turn on a dime. They are said to have an inborn skill when it comes to working with cattle. Quarter Horses are usually between 14 hands (56 inches/142 cm) and 16 hands (64 inches/163 cm) high, but some can reach 17 hands high (68 inches, 173 cm). The coat can be any solid colour, with sorrel (a rich chestnut colour) predominating. Buckskin (dun) with a black mane and tail is also very popular. Though white markings are acceptable, pinto and Appaloosa colouring is not accepted in the Quarter Horse Registry.

Quarter Horses in equestrianism

Over time, the new American breed developed into distinct subtypes. In the 18th and 19th centuries, the racing Quarter Horses were “upgraded” by being crossed with the newly-created Thoroughbred, with an imported stallion called Janus arriving in 1752. The “short-horse” type of Quarter Horse adapted to become the new hero of the west, a great all-round ride and drive horse that excelled at cutting cattle too, as they still do today.

Interior of Quarter Horses

The Quarter Horse is known for its friendly and willing nature, which makes them easy to train and a joy to be around. They are intelligent and have a strong work ethic, making them suitable for a range of activities. They are known to have a "cow sense" and are particularly skilled in herding and cutting cattle. Additionally, they are athletic, making them excellent for rodeo events such as barrel racing and calf roping. Quarter Horses are also known for their speed and endurance, making them ideal for racing.

Exterior of Quarter Horses

The Quarter Horse is a muscular breed with a distinctive appearance. They are typically between 14 and 16 hands high and weigh between 950 to 1,200 pounds. They have a short, broad head with a straight profile and a broad forehead. Their eyes are large and expressive, and their ears are short and well-shaped. The breed has a short, strong neck that is set on a muscular, sloping shoulder. The body is compact and well-muscled, with a short, strong back and powerful hindquarters. The breed's legs are strong and straight, with powerful joints and solid hooves. The coat colors of the Quarter Horse are varied, including sorrel, bay, chestnut, black, and gray.

History of Quarter Horses

The Quarter Horse breed originated in the United States in the 1600s. The breed's name is derived from its ability to outrun other breeds of horses over short distances, such as a quarter of a mile. The Quarter Horse was developed by crossing English thoroughbreds with horses of Spanish descent, such as the Chickasaw and the Colonial Spanish horse. These crosses resulted in a horse that was fast, strong, and versatile. During the 1800s, the Quarter Horse became a popular breed for ranch work and cattle drives. In the 1940s and 1950s, the breed became increasingly popular for racing and rodeo events. Today, the Quarter Horse is one of the most popular breeds in the United States, and is used for a wide range of activities, including racing, ranch work, and as a general riding and companion horse.

i