Quarter Horse Articles
Blazing fast takeoff, straining fast-twitch muscles…and it’s over, just like that! If you daydream in the gate, you’ve already lost the race. Spectators start screaming as soon as the gates open, and they keep screaming for the next twenty seconds. If you can hit 55 mph in a few strides, a quarter mile doesn’t take much time. Even the jockeys scream, it’s so exciting. The whole race happens right in front of the grandstand. The Quarter Horse is America’s Horse: we do love to push the pedal to the metal.