We love getting rides on the back of animals, right? We can all agree to the fact that horse rides are one of the most enjoyable types of animal rides. Here, we introduce you to one such type of horse. Color him in order to know more about him. A quarter horse or an American quarter horse, as the name suggests, has its origin in the United States. They are best known for their ability to sprint for short distances. They received the following name for their ability to outrun other breeds of horses by around a quarter mile with the speed of around 55 mph (88.5 kph). They have an average life expectancy of around 25-35 years. There are three major types of quarter horses which include the heavy type, the thoroughbred type and the popular intermediate type. The following is a quarter horse coloring pages resource, which the kids would love to color. In the free printable picture, we see a quarter horse who seems to be roaming around in an open space. The picture would encourage kids to understand about the various characteristics and abilities of a quarter horse.