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The Appaloosa is a compact horse. They were first bred by the Nez Perc'e tribe of Washington State. They have a kindly temperament making them good all-round riding horses.

Height: 14-15 hands

Color: Appaloosa coat patterns can come in an infinite variety--from no spots at all to more spots than you can count! Some of the varieties of coloring are leopard (white coat with dark spots), snowflake (dark coat with white spots), marble (speckled), frost (white specks on a dark coat) and white blanket (dark coat with white quarters and loins).

Personality: Sensible horses, which are exceptionally easy to handle as well as being agile, athletic, and versatile. Good at jumping with considerable stamina and speed over long distances.

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