pinto horse


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pinto horse,

American light horselight horse,
any breed of horse that is used primarily for riding or for light work such as pulling buggies. Light horses have their origin in the Middle East and N Africa.
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, 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. Although the pinto coloring may occur in various horses, a pinto breed has been developed and was recognized in the United States in 1963. It is a popular general-purpose riding horse.
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Two young people, Sarah Chilton and Bindaa-dee-nin, both about 14, from cultures so alien to each other that they imagine each other only in stereotypes, come to see the same black and white pinto horse as their own.
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