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.
Image courtesy APHA
Color Me Smart
Endowed with championship breeding, Yellow Mount’s (registration number 3,300) contribution to the breed is second to none. Owned by Stanley and Jodie Williamson of Iowa Park, Texas, the big red dun overo stallion has contributed a total of 102,963 descendants to APHA’s registry, accounting for 10.1% of the total. The image of his head has become the face of APHA and is used on all logos.
Learn more about American Paint Horses in Horse Illustrated’s breed profile