Appaloosa Horses for Sale

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Looking for Appaloosa horses for sale is as simple as choosing your breed right here on this site! This well-known horse breed is admired for its beauty, as well as its popular spotted coat. As with any breed of horse that has a breed registry, when you purchase an Appaloosa horse, you want to purchase from a quality breeder that has taken all of the necessary steps to provide you with a registered horse. Breeding is an important issue that buyers will want to have ready access to. That way, they can decide whether the Appaloosa horse is going to deliver the performance that they are hopeful for. Appaloosas are a breed of horse and not just a color pattern.There is so much more to an Appaloosa than just it’s colors because they have some fine and good quality characteristics.

TheĀ Appaloosa’s were first bred by Nez Perce Indians after they were introduced by the Spanish. The Nez Perce Indians practiced selective breeding hundreds of years ago and they would geld any appaloosa stallions that they thought were inferior to the others and would only breed their stallions with their very best mares. They produced a great combination of traits they needed for everyday uses. They had war horses, hunting horses, endurance horses and fast horses all in one beautiful all rounding horse. Amazing right?

According to the American Appaloosa Association, their height is usually between 14 to 16 hands high. They have an average weight of 500 Kilograms. They have amazing endurance and character which makes them a versatile breed. They can be called stubborn or cheeky by people who don’t know them, but it is because they are intelligent enough to have an opinion.

Just because they look different, it does not make them any less of a horse. Tell me you don’t think these horses are special? At the moment there are over 600,000 Appaloosa horses registered with the ApHC. Thats a lot of spots! They are extremely dependable and love to be loved!


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