Definitions for quarter horse
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
one of an American breed of strong, agile horses capable of great speed over short distances, often used in herding livestock.
Category: Dogs, Cats, and Horses
Origin of quarter horse:
1825–35, Amer.; orig. bred for competition in short-distance races, usu. a quarter of a mile
a small powerful horse originally bred for sprinting in quarter-mile races in Virginia
An American breed of horse originally bred for short-distance racing.
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