An American term referring to the Foundation Quarter Horses – These are horses whose bloodlines have not had any Thoroughbred blood added since 1940 and who have less than 10% Thoroughbred blood

Equestrian sport and activity is full of odd sounding terms and definitions like this word ‘Foundation’which is why we decided to put together a comprehensive index of known equine terms, most are British , some are American and a few are specific to Europe

We hope you find our A-Z Index of Equestrian Terms useful
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