Synopses & Reviews
This book profiles more of the horses who have gained fame in the Quarter Horse industry. Some of the featured stallions played key roles in the formation of the breed, before the American Quarter Horse Association was established in 1940. Other horses featured became household names during the early years of the association, and are still appreciated today for their contributions to contemporary racing and performance bloodlines.Each chapter profiles a specific horse, and includes a four-generation pedigree, a summary of the horse's performance record and sire or production record, and many photographs - some of which have rarely been seen.Each chapter was written by a writer who is most familiar with the horse, or with his/her history. (8 x 11, 192 pages, b&w photos)
Features articles about 23 influential Quarter Horse stallions and mares who gained fame in the early days of the AQHA.
About the Author
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.