Palomino is a coat color in horses.
The Palomino is also a breed of horse.
The Palomino Horse Breed
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Palomino is a coat color in horses, consisting of a gold coat and
white or flaxen mane and tail. It is one creme gene working on a
red base coat.
The Palomino is also a breed of horse. Like the
Palomino is a color breed, in which the distinguishing factor is
the horse's coat color. The coat color of the Palomino is golden,
with a flaxen or white mane and tail. Officially, the color must
be no more than three shades lighter or darker than a freshly
minted penny. White markings are permitted on the legs, but must
not extend beyond the knees or hocks. A small amount of white is
also permitted on the face.
Roy Roger's horse
Trigger was a Golden Palomino.
Because registration is based solely on coat color, horses from
many breeds can qualify, though in some breeds the golden color
does not occur. Some breeds that exhibit the color are the
The color is fairly rare in breeds such as the
but does in fact occur. Some breeds, such as the
Haflinger and Arabian
may appear to be palomino, but are
genetically chestnut as neither breed possess the creme dilution
that creates this color.
Due to their unusual color, Palominos stand out in a show ring,
and are much sought after as parade horses.
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Totally Colorful Palomino Horse Calendars