Frequently Asked Questions

Hoof Prints of the American Quarter Horse

A project of Center City of Amarillo, Inc.

 American Quarter Horse Association, Title Sponsor

  • Hoof Prints of the American Quarter Horse project began in 2002 to raise funds for Center City of Amarillo and promote art in public places.
  • The American Quarter Horse Association is the title sponsor for the project. AQHA purchased the first 20 horses to start the project.
  • More than 100 horses have been placed throughout Amarillo since 2002.
  • Each horse is painted by a local artist, who receives an honorarium for the artistic work.
  • The horses are an exact replica of a full-size Quarter Horse. The fiberglass statues weigh approximately 125 pounds.
  • Businesses and individuals can purchase a horse at a cost of $4,000, which includes the completed fiberglass horse, the artist’s fee, a concrete slab and a plaque recognizing the name of the artist and owner.
  • Center City matches the buyer with an artist to create a design for the horse. Average time to create a Hoof Prints Quarter Horse from start to finish is from three to six months.
  • After installation, the horse becomes the property and responsibility of the business owner.
  • For more information, call Center City at 372-6744.

Click here for a virtual tour of the Hoof Prints horses.