Cowboy Inspecting Quarter Horse

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Photograph of a cowboy in a cowboy hat, boots, striped shirt and pants inspecting the back side of a quarter horse.

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One photographic image, b&w: 7.25 in. X 9.0 in.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by Cattle Raisers Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 36 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Cattle Raisers Museum

This is the oldest and largest organization of its kind in the U.S. It first opened in 1980 to build public awareness and appreciation for ranching heritage. They relocated in 2009 to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, and maintain a vast exhibition dedicated to preserving and celebrating the history of the cattle industry.

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Description

Photograph of a cowboy in a cowboy hat, boots, striped shirt and pants inspecting the back side of a quarter horse.

Physical Description

One photographic image, b&w: 7.25 in. X 9.0 in.

Notes

An attached typed note reads, "One of the distinguishing characteristics of Quarter Horses is the width through the stifle. The horse should be definitely wider at this lower point than he is at the top. Cold bloods do not have this characteristic."

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The materials in this collection, which include photographs, letters, books, and more, reflect the history of Fort Worth. This project was funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • Feb. 27, 2009, 5:30 p.m.

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Cowboy Inspecting Quarter Horse, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth43634/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cattle Raisers Museum.