Appaloosa: The Appaloosa is a product of the Nez Perce people. They started breeding them in the 18th century in Oregon and Idaho.

The history of the Appaloosa horses is linked to the Nez Perce people, who started to breed them in the century in Oregon and Idaho.

Beautiful cross fries x appaloosa running through the water!  © 2015 Reneefotografie

Sweet but very flirty. No mate or foals. Apart of the Mountain herd. Flirts with any mate he sees.

Equine Colors- Appy Patterns by ~Kholran on deviantART

Appaloosa Coat Patterns ~~~ not all the possible patterns are shown on this chart but this is a nice reference, just the same,

"What is the Perfect Horse? I think most of us have daydreamed of it - images of a majestic black stallion with a flowing mane and tail, or golden palomino mare with a perfect blaze come to mind. But I don't think that is the Perfect Horse. I think the Perfect Horse is more like the one that I rode as a kid on a ranch, a horse that is less of a fantasy and more of a teacher and friend."

"What is the Perfect Horse? I think most of us have daydreamed of it - images…

Appaloosa Stallion, Bay with spotted blanket                                                                                                                                                     More

Bling Du Rouet - Warmblood stallion - Show Jumping, Dressage, Eventing, Performance, Showing Blanket Appaloosa Horse 2007 -- I'm in love with the appy warmbloods.

Grulla Appaloosa Stallion Dial A Challenge. I love this horse's coloring and build. I have considered him for my mare he's just not proven yet.

Grulla Appaloosa Stallion Dial A Challenge. LOVE the color combo on this one.with the distinct dorsal stripe down the back through the appy blanket!

(95) Simply Horses - Photos

Gorgeous large black horse spotted and speckled with white spots Beautiful markings. Looks like red cacti flowers in the foreground and beautiful winding river in the mountain background at sunset. A very lovely pic!

Secret Colors, stunning Appaloosa stallion.  Cheri Prill

"Secret Colors, stunning Appaloosa stallion by Cheri Prill"