Youth Art Show Resources

Use these resources to help create your American Quarter Horse artwork!

Approved American Quarter Horse Conformation and Colors:

Colonial America and Racing Influence Resources:

Websites:

Books:

  • The Quarter Horse, Bob Denhardt, AQHA, 1941
  • The Quarter Horse Volume II, Bob Denhardt and Helen Michaelis, AQHA, 1945
  • The Colonial Quarter Race Horse, Alexander MacKay-Smith, Helen Kleberg Groves, 1983

Movies:

  • Hidalgo, directed by Joe Johnston, 2004

War Horses Resources:

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Books:

  • Florida Memory State Library & Archives of Florida books
  • Warrior: The Amazing Story of a Real War Horse, General Jack Seely, Illustrated by Sir Alfred Munnings ISBN 13: 9781908216106 ISBN 10: 1908216107
  • War Horse Mounting the Cavalry with America’s Finest Horses, by Phil Livingston & Ed Roberts, Bright Sky Press, 2003

Movies:

  • "War Horse," Steven Spielberg, 2011

Transportation and Horse Power Resources:

Websites:

Books and Articles:

  • Visual Timeline of Transportation, by Dorling Kindersley; 1995
  • Quarter Horses A Story of Two Centuries, by Robert Moorman Denhardt; University of Oklahoma Press, 1967
  • “Horse Power,” John H. White, Jr., American Heritage Volume 8, issue I, Summer 1992
  • War Horse Mounting the Cavalry with America’s Finest Horses, by Phil Livingston & Ed Roberts, Bright Sky Press, 2003

Movies:

Chuck Wagons on the Trail, Ranchers and Cattle Drives Resources:

Websites:

  • The Quarter Horse, by Bob Denhardt, AQHA, 1941
  • The Quarter Horse Volume II, by Bob Denhardt and Helen Michaelis, AQHA, 1945
  • Charles Goodnight Cowman and Plainsman, by J. Evetts Haley, University of OK Press, 1936

Movies:

More Books from the Amarillo Public Library:

  • Eyewitness Horse, by Juliet Cluton-Brock, DK Publishing, 2008
  • Civil War Curiosities Strange Stories, Oddities, Events, and Coincidences, by Webb Garrison, 1994
  • Conestoga Wagons, by Richard Ammon, Holiday House, New York, 2000
  • Harness Horses, bucking Broncos & Pit Ponies a History of Horse Breeds, by Jeff Crosby and Shelley Ann Jackson, Tundra Books, 2011

More Useful Information:

Horse Art Stories:

  • Horses Horses Horses Horses, by Paul Hamlyn, Westbook House, 1962

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