Horses come in all colors, and increasingly, veterinarians and breeders are understanding what traits are dominant in terms of passing specific color patterns on to future offspring, particularly in the paint horse breeds overo, tobiano, appaloosa, etc.
If you?d like to learn still more about equines, the Kentucky Horse Park?s education department offers a number opportunities to help build on your park experience. Both adults and youngsters may sign up for clinics, classes or seminars in horseback riding, equine care and driving
Each Paint Horse has a particular combination of white and any color of the equine spectrum: black, bay, brown, chestnut, dun, grulla, sorrel, palomino, buckskin, gray, or roan. Markings can be any shape or size, and located virtually anywhere on the Paint's body.
Paint Horses have a perfect name, because their coats look like the work of a mad artist. The names for the coat patterns are strange, too--tobiano, overo and tovero--but you can learn what the differences here.