Merrick 14-Ranch, near Crawford

Paining by Gary Leddy of the Walter Merrick 14 Ranch near Crawford, Oklahoma in the 1960s Born into a western Oklahoma farming family in 1911, Walter Merrick began his working career in the mid-1920s as an open range cowboy and rough-string rider. From racing to rodeo, from halter to cutting, his influence on the American Quarter Horse industry has become a part of the lore and legend that is the American West. As a racehorse owner, Merrick’s horses have earned more than $1.5 million. As a breeder, he has bred 40 stakes winners and the earners of over $6.4 million.…

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