Appaloosas’ unique coat patterns will melt the heart of any horse fan.
Appaloosas’ unique coat patterns will melt the heart of any horse fan. The beautiful spots and flecks have given rise to fantastical names such as leopard and snowflake. Appaloosas are often trained as western horses because they are reliable, fast and agile with strong nerves.
Appaloosas were named after the Palouse River in the US state of Washington.
- Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
- Global home: Worldwide
- Conservation status: Least concern