Six Indian Horses: Appaloosas

 

Appaloosa

Six Indian Horses: Appaloosas

  1. The Appaloosa has a leopard-spot patterning overlaid on a regular base-coat color.
  2. They also boast striped hooves, and have visible white circles surrounding the brown irises of their eyes.
  3. Traditionally, this breed was tall, narrow, rangy, and had a sparse mane and tail.
  4. Coat patterns and colorings often change as the horse grows older.
  5. This breed is unfortunately more prone to eye problems, poor night vision, and blindness.
  6. The Appaloosa was adopted as Idaho’s official state horse in 1975.

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