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At what age do Quarter Horses stop growing?

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Most horses tend to stop growing around the age of 4, although they can occasionally keep growing for a couple more years. read more

That minimum age of 5 could extend to 6 or 7, and the odd horse might continue growing until almost 8 years old. Please read that previous sentence again — The *minimum* age is 5. NO horse is fully grown or skeletally mature before that age. read more

It's hard to give a specific age when horses stop growing, because this varies wildly among different breeds. While most horses reach their full adult height between the ages of 4 and 5, some tall, heavy breeds won't reach their full height until they're around 8 years old. read more

For a"stock" type horse, typically 75% of their growth (height) is done by age 2. But that's just an average. Like others have said particular bloodlines make a difference. And with a draft, they are about 75% done at age 5. All breeds continue to"bulk" for another 2-3 years after they are done growing. read more

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