Never settle into a sanitary humdrum life and lose the joy that comes from horses... Read this page about the acquisition of horses by the plains Indians in the early century transformed the lives of most tribes between the Rockies and the Mississippi.
Appy - From Wiki -Origin Nez Pierce Native Americans of the Northwest, almost lost breed in Nez Pierce War with U. S. , but some escaped, 1900s began breeding, came to general American attention in 1937, ApHC formed in 1983, limited cross breed, all ApHC registered must be offspring of two registered parents, used in both Western (cutting, reining, roping, pole bending, endurance, general ranch work, pleasure riding, and English (eventing, show jumping, fox hunting) riding
What is the difference between a Paint Horse and a pinto horse? Breeds that commonly produce pinto horses include the American Saddlebred, Gypsy Horse and Miniature Horse. Breeds such as the Spotted Saddle Horse and Spotted Draft Horse are exclusively pintos.
No wonder: Jay Tavarese lives his movie roles. His mother is a White-Mountain-Apache, he is deeply rooted in the traditions of his ancestors. The actor has fought for many years for the rights of the Native Americans, he supports the movement “Adopt an elder” that wants to improve the situation of elder people in the reservations. He is also fighting a desperate fight for the life of young Native Americans: many young people in the reservations commit suicide – and nobody really knows, why.
Pinto with Shield .Some Native Americans belived that a paint or pinto horse marked with a shield covering the entire chest of the horse , would protect the horse from enemy fire . Photo by Cowgirls Care's and I Love Texas