In honor of the American Paint Horse Association’s 50th anniversary in 2012, Horse Illustrated is featuring some famous horses from the breed’s history.
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Color Me Smart
Bandit’s Pinto, a 3-year-old black tobiano stallion owned by William Gooch of Fort Worth, Texas was the first of 2,599 horses to be registered by the American Paint Stock Horse Association (APSHA) upon its founding in 1962.
Learn more about American Paint Horses in Horse Illustrated’s breed profile