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Spanish translation: caballo cuarterón

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10:59 Feb 3, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: Quarterhorses
The horses on each ride are chosen for their surefootedness on rough, mountainous terrain. Although predominantly Quarterhorses, other breeds and crosses will be among...
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Spanish translation:caballo cuarterón
Explanation:
I did some work some time ago in Mexico and had to do with horses and show jumping, etc. The term cuarterón was used for quarterhorses, but I do not know if it was slang or not. The qaurterhorses are small sized racers that run a very fast quartermile and then apparently they will slow down. Hope this helps! Good luck!
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Jaime Backal
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Summary of answers provided
naCaballos de carreras (1 cuarto de milla)Jaime Aguirre
naCaballos de Carrera o Caballos de Cuarto de Milla
Alexandro Padres Jimenez
naCuarto de MillaxxxVeronica M
nacaballo cuarterónJaime Backal
naCuarto de Milla
Patricia Ferreira Larrieux
naQuarterhorses are racing horsesJed Buckner


  

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11 mins
Quarterhorses are racing horses


Explanation:
So called because the standard race was one quarter of a mile. I'm no expert, but I believe there was a certain breed of horses generally used for racing because of their speed, and this breed became known as "quarterhorses".

Jed Buckner
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30 mins
Cuarto de Milla


Explanation:
This is the official name in Spanish. In fact, it refers to the "quarter of a mile" the first answer referred to.

See below an interesting site on it.

Hope this helps!
Patricia Ferreira



    Reference: http://www.equinos.com.ar/cuartom/cuarto.html
Patricia Ferreira Larrieux
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Local time: 04:16
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58 mins
caballo cuarterón


Explanation:
I did some work some time ago in Mexico and had to do with horses and show jumping, etc. The term cuarterón was used for quarterhorses, but I do not know if it was slang or not. The qaurterhorses are small sized racers that run a very fast quartermile and then apparently they will slow down. Hope this helps! Good luck!

Jaime Backal
Local time: 22:16
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 104
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4 hrs
Cuarto de Milla


Explanation:
A "Cuarto de Milla" is used for cowboy or "ranchero" needs. For its strength and stamina. They are not very good for jumping. They are working horses which are "explosive" in running short distances hence the name quarter horse, or Cuarto de Milla.
Quarterón, means a mixed breed horse. In jumping shows a quarterón means that the horse is not of a pure bred. Could be the mix of warmblood, with arab, some Hunting horse, etc.


xxxVeronica M
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9 hrs
Caballos de carreras (1 cuarto de milla)


Explanation:
Son caballos criados y entrenados con ese propósito, única y exclusivamente. Un área muy famosa en la cría y competencias es el estado de Kentucky en donde se lleva a cabo el mundialmente conocido "Kentucky Derby"
Existe una escuela y hospital veterinario dedicado a este renglón en Ocala, Fl.

Jaime Aguirre
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22 hrs
Caballos de Carrera o Caballos de Cuarto de Milla


Explanation:
These are the common racing horses.

Alexandro Padres Jimenez
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