The Steeldust Covenant

Global Horse Culture Archive on November 15, 2007, 6:15

Several US breeds have a sub-category of breeders who seek to preserve the "Foundation" horse. This means they are trying to preserve the breed as it was sometime in the past, before modern changes were introduced., dedicated to preserving the old-style Quarter Horse, is such a group. According to their website, the Quarter Horse of old (before the 1950s) was a stocky, rugged, level-headed horse, versatile and useful for all types of ranch work.  With the growing popularity of racing, more and more Thoroughbred blood has been mixed into Quarter Horses. For