Native American Horse:  It changed the face of Native American history and culture.  It made feeding their people easier and made them Lords of the Land over which they rode.

Native American Horse: It changed the face of Native American history and culture. It made feeding their people easier and made them Lords of the Land over which they rode.

War Horses. Highly trained, and against all their instincts these horses will lay still during a battle. An example of incredible trust and bond between man and animal.

War Horses. Highly trained, and against all their instincts these horses will lay still during a battle. An example of incredible trust and bond between man and animal.

What certain markings meant for Native American war horses... (there are no tribes listed, so I have no idea which specific ones used these markings)

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What certain markings meant for Native American war horses... (there are no tribes listed, so I have no idea which specific ones used these markings)

War horse:  The circle around his eye is there so he can see the ground better; the lightning bolt on his nose is for protection and speed; the eagle feather he wears is because he has gained war honor; and those hand prints signify that his owner has counted coup on this horse.  Just in case you were wondering . . .

War horse: The circle around his eye is there so he can see the ground better; the lightning bolt on his nose is for protection and speed; the eagle feather he wears is because he has gained war honor; and those hand prints signify that his owner has counted coup on this horse. Just in case you were wondering . . .

a huge Friesian breed in Renaissance Faire fair costume. Friesian is a horse breed originating in Friesland, in the Netherlands. Used in medieval time to carry knights to battle. Tho built similar to a draft horse, Friesians are graceful and nimble for their size. Typically black, they have extremely long manes and tails that are never cut.

a huge Friesian breed in Renaissance Faire fair costume. Friesian is a horse breed originating in Friesland, in the Netherlands. Used in medieval time to carry knights to battle. Tho built similar to a draft horse, Friesians are graceful and nimble for their size. Typically black, they have extremely long manes and tails that are never cut.

War Horse I <3 his movie!!! Like all horse movies there was some unrealistic stuff in it but it still was good!!! WARNING: if you have feelings you WILL cry!!!! Tissues on hand!!!

War Horse: Spielberg's Perfectly Pleasing Horse Tale

War Horse I <3 his movie!!! Like all horse movies there was some unrealistic stuff in it but it still was good!!! WARNING: if you have feelings you WILL cry!!!! Tissues on hand!!!

Indian War Horse   The Indian war horse was highly regarded by its American Indian owner, who often honored and protected his war horse by painting tribal symbols upon the animal's body.  While the symbols used and their meanings varied from tribe to tribe, there were some common symbols that were widely used on the Indian war horse. In this article, you will find explanations of some symbols which Indians used to decorate their war horses.

Indian War Horse The Indian war horse was highly regarded by its American Indian owner, who often honored and protected his war horse by painting tribal symbols upon the animal's body. While the symbols used and their meanings varied from tribe to tribe, there were some common symbols that were widely used on the Indian war horse. In this article, you will find explanations of some symbols which Indians used to decorate their war horses.

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