When is it that the word paint refers to more than just color or something use to produce a certain color? The answer to this question is very simple because American Paint Horse is a breed. You can easily spot one of these horses because the can be known by its white and black spots that are covering its entire body. Now you see that there is more to paint then its color and texture. Paint can also refer to other things as well, like horses.
Let’s take a closer look at the history of this great American Paint Horse. This horse was first introduced during the 16th and 17th century by Spanish conquistadors. They were found mainly in the western part of the country. Many people keep these types of horses because they thought that the American Paint Horse had some type of magical powers. Cowboys loved these horses because they are good help for cattle work. The American Paint Horse is very hard working, friendly and very intelligent. The name “paint” comes from the special colorings on its coat.
The American Paint Horse is a great horse to have when you are in the need of ranch work, showing, and trail riding and just to have around the house for the children. They are so friendly until the only thing they try so hard to do is to please their master. There are two classifications of these horses’ coats which includes togiano and the overo patterns. Now the word Pinto is a Spanish word that means “paint”. If you want a horse that obeys you and will work hard on your farm or ranch, then this will be the idea animal. Not only are they a pet but also a true friend that is hard to find anywhere else.