Pinto mare

Pinto mare

Catalog Number
13830
Pinto horses were much loved by American Indians, because their coloured coat served as great camouflage.
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Details
Dimensions
5.2 x 1.3 x 3.9 inch (W x D x H)
Age Recommendation
3-8 years
Additional Information
Pinto horses were much loved by American Indians, because their coloured coat served as great camouflage. In the summer they preferred dun horses, chestnuts and sorrels. In the winter they rode on white Pintos. They were difficult to make out against a snowy landscape.

Fun Fact

From a distance, the pattern on the Pintos' coat seems to merge with the landscape.

Scientific facts

  • Scientific name : Equus ferus caballus
  • Global Home : Worldwide
  • Conservation Status : Domesticated
  • Primary habitat : Savanna, Grassland