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The Quarter horse is the fastest at a quarter mile (hence the name), but any horse can run a 1/4 mile relatively quickly.

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They are both great horses. Quarter horses can run faster for a quarter of a mile but mustangs are very tough it comes down to which one you think is more pretty!!

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