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  • Ponderosa Quarter Horses - Ponderosa Quarter Horses
    imported to Virginia in 1752 7 and the speed and conformation of his many sons and daughters who spread out through the Colonies began to give the Quarter Horse the characteristics of a distinct breed The English Thoroughbred was not established as a breed until about the middle of the 18th century with the first studbook published 1791 Shortly thereafter Thoroughbred horses began to appear in America and as more and more land was cleared it became possible to run races on circular courses at longer distances in the English tradition The importation of Fearnaught who contributed size and stamina to the American race horse started the trend toward distance racing and the decline of short racing on the eastern seaboard By the year 1800 the distance race was firmly established and the Quarter Horse began to move westward with the new frontier However the Thoroughbred made a notable contribution to the Quarter Horses of this period through the blood of Sir Archy the greatest race horse of his time Many of the outstanding Quarter Horse sires of the 19th century and a few of the 20th century are traced to him Often his bloodlines appear several times in the pedigree of both sire and dam The American Thoroughbred was not recognized as a breed until well into the 19th century three quarters of a century after the English Stud book was started Basis for the breed was of course the imported English horse but many horses were accepted into the early American Thoroughbred stud books through the mating of English Thoroughbreds to native American racemares or daughters of American race horses Obviously because of the type of racing that developed them many of these were Quarter Horses This was acknowledged in the first American Thoroughbred stud books by the use of the following abbreviations after their names C A Q R H Celebrated American Quarter Running Horse or F A Q R H Famous American Quarter Running Horse The first American thoroughbred studbook was published in 1896 During the 19th century the Quarter Horse followed the western migration his popularity kept alive by the fact that he was an all purpose horse who could earn his keep and at the same time provide sport in matched races where no facilities existed for the running of long races He moved into Tennessee Kentucky Ohio and Michigan and continued to improve in speed and quality as fanciers kept breeding speed to speed in an effort to outrun their neighbours When the pioneers moved still farther west they took their good Quarter Horses into Illinois Missouri and Arkansas then on to Kansas Oklahoma and Texas Here the short horse finally came into his own On the plains of the Great American Desert it was a simple matter to level a couple of parallel paths for the matching of speed and the racing blood proved to be just what was needed to produce top cow horses when crossed with the mustangs that had

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  • Ponderosa Quarter Horses - Ponderosa Stud: Home of Quarter Horse bloodlines made famous by the legendary Chilla Seeney - Broodmares & Foals
    Map Contact the Stud Main Menu Home Horses For Sale Horses Sold Stallions Broodmares Galleries Where are they now Stud Contacts Chilla Seeney Recommended Links Like us on Facebook You are here Home Galleries Broodmares Foals Ordering Ordering Ascending Ordering Descending Title Ascending Title Descending Date Ascending Date Descending Rating Count Ascending Rating Count Descending Rating Ascending Rating Descending Hits Ascending Hits Descending Display Num 5 10 15 20 50

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  • Ponderosa Quarter Horses - Ponderosa Stud: Home of Quarter Horse bloodlines made famous by the legendary Chilla Seeney - General Ponderosa Pics
    Contact the Stud Main Menu Home Horses For Sale Horses Sold Stallions Broodmares Galleries Where are they now Stud Contacts Chilla Seeney Recommended Links Like us on Facebook You are here Home Galleries General Ponderosa Pics Ordering Ordering Ascending Ordering Descending Title Ascending Title Descending Date Ascending Date Descending Rating Count Ascending Rating Count Descending Rating Ascending Rating Descending Hits Ascending Hits Descending Display Num 5 10 15 20 50

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  • Ponderosa Quarter Horses - Ponderosa Stud: Home of Quarter Horse bloodlines made famous by the legendary Chilla Seeney - 2012 Foals
    Map Contact the Stud Main Menu Home Horses For Sale Horses Sold Stallions Broodmares Galleries Where are they now Stud Contacts Chilla Seeney Recommended Links Like us on Facebook You are here Home Galleries 2012 Foals Ordering Ordering Ascending Ordering Descending Title Ascending Title Descending Date Ascending Date Descending Rating Count Ascending Rating Count Descending Rating Ascending Rating Descending Hits Ascending Hits Descending Display Num 5 10 15 20 50

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  • Ponderosa Quarter Horses - Ponderosa Stud: Home of Quarter Horse bloodlines made famous by the legendary Chilla Seeney - Chilla
    6 7 8 9 Home Site Map Contact the Stud Main Menu Home Horses For Sale Horses Sold Stallions Broodmares Galleries Where are they now Stud Contacts Chilla Seeney Recommended Links Like us on Facebook You are here Home Galleries Chilla Ordering Ordering Ascending Ordering Descending Title Ascending Title Descending Date Ascending Date Descending Rating Count Ascending Rating Count Descending Rating Ascending Rating Descending Hits Ascending Hits Descending Display Num

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  • Ponderosa Quarter Horses - Ponderosa Stud: Home of Quarter Horse bloodlines made famous by the legendary Chilla Seeney - Stallions
    Menu Home Horses For Sale Horses Sold Stallions Broodmares Galleries Where are they now Stud Contacts Chilla Seeney Recommended Links Like us on Facebook You are here Home Galleries Stallions Jessies Kooliba Lynx Little Pep Mr Jessie James Ima Stylish Oak Howlin Wolf shanghai lynx Little Pep jessies k hobby horse Ordering Ordering Ascending Ordering Descending Title Ascending Title Descending Date Ascending Date Descending Rating Count Ascending Rating Count Descending

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  • Ponderosa Quarter Horses - Ponderosa Stud: Home of Quarter Horse bloodlines made famous by the legendary Chilla Seeney - Foundation Stallions
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  • Ponderosa Quarter Horses - Ponderosa Stud: Home of Quarter Horse bloodlines made famous by the legendary Chilla Seeney - Weanlings/Yearlings For Sale
    the Stud Main Menu Home Horses For Sale Horses Sold Stallions Broodmares Galleries Where are they now Stud Contacts Chilla Seeney Recommended Links Like us on Facebook You are here Home Galleries Weanlings Yearlings For Sale Spy Catcher Ima Stylish Kit Ima Stylish Moo Pale Rider Rego Pending Ordering Ordering Ascending Ordering Descending Title Ascending Title Descending Date Ascending Date Descending Rating Count Ascending Rating Count Descending Rating Ascending Rating

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