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What Horses Have Blue Eyes? Breeds, Colors, and Problems

I took my grandson with me to visit our neighbor and check the progress of a young American Paint horse. My grandson noticed the horse’s blue eyes and asked what other horse breeds and colors also have blue eyes. Blue eyes are found in most horse breeds and many colors. However, blues eyes are most …

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Are Palomino Horses a Breed, Expensive, Purebred, or a Color

Our neighbor owns a young barrel prospect; the horse is a palomino with flashy coloring and exceptional conformation. My granddaughter fell in love with the horse and asked me if palominos are an expensive horse breed and purebred. Palomino is a term used to describe a horse’s color, not a specific breed. They have a …

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Pony of the Americas: Color, Height, and Other Breed Facts

The Pony of the Americas (POA) is a pony breed developed in the Midwestern United States during the mid-1950s. Its origins are the result of a unique cross of an Arabian/Appaloosa mare with a Shetland stallion. Pony of the Americas is a small equine breed with specific physical and coloring characteristics. They must be between …

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Are Horses Color Blind? Do They Have Good Night Vision?

I noticed all the horses in our pasture staring in the same direction. The object of their attention was a feral red hog. Their concern was evident, which led me to wonder about their vision, and more specifically, if horses are color-blind”? Horses aren’t color blind, but they don’t see all the colors humans can. …

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