paint horse

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paint horse:

see pinto horsepinto horse,
American light horse, characterized by large, irregular color markings—most commonly black (or dark) and white. Horses of this pattern, known regionally as "paints" [Span. pinto=painted] were favored by the buffalo hunters of the American Great Plains.
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Once a week for eight semesters, he loaded his paint horse into his Chevrolet pickup, drove leisurely to Amarillo, unloaded the horse, raised the wooden floor and packed the area below with pints of whiskey lying flat.
Egon Settle, a well-known Texas cowboy in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, rides Free Falling, a paint horse, to work during the winter months.
The Greater Los Angeles Paint Horse Club was founded in Simi Valley in 1984 and has members from Ventura and Los Angeles counties.
Soon after winning the American Paint Horse Association title in July, Potwora sold Henry to a California rider.
The APH types are characterised by numerous colours and coat patterns, Overo, Tobiano and Tovero markings all important to owners, each to comply before registration with the American Paint Horse Association.
SIMI VALLEY -- The Greater Los Angeles Paint Horse Club will hold its annual awards banquet Feb.
Along for the ride is Maggie, Manoel's 4-year-old Arabian paint horse.
color) Summer Ashton, 10, of Chatsworth aboard Strawberry a Pony of America at the Greater Los Angeles Paint Horse Club show at the Pierce College Equestrian Center.
The Greater Los Angeles Paint Horse Club's Show for the Gold competition was held recently at the Pierce College Equestrian Center, with participants ranging in age from 8 to 50.
She's a blur riding Tequila at the Greater Los Angeles Paint Horse Club's Pierce College show.
EASY RIDER: Despite Monday night's downpour, faithful Viggo Mortensen fans lined Hollywood Boulevard to see the ``Lord of the Rings'' star ride up to the El Capitan theater on his own American paint horse for the premiere of ``Hidalgo.