What’s the second fastest horse breed?
2. Quarter Horse. The fastest breed at short distances, the American Quarter horse can run up to 55 mph at a quarter mile the distance that inspired the animal’s name. The breed originated in the 1600s, when colonial Americans crossed Native American horses of Spanish origin with English horses imported to Virginia.
Are Mustangs the fastest horse?
Mustangs are typically medium sized horses, with agility, muscle and smarts that make them very quick on their feet. The fastest mustang speed was recorded at about 54 mph. This makes the mustang a very fast horse breed!