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American Paint Horse Association. HORSES. What are horses used for?. Work Entertainment Pleasure. Work Many years ago, horses were used for almost everything, including transportation. Today, most of the work horses do is on ranches… .

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Paint Horse




What are horses used for

What are horses used for?

  • Work

  • Entertainment

  • Pleasure

Work many years ago horses were used for almost everything including transportation

WorkMany years ago, horses were used for almost everything, including transportation.

Today most of the work horses do is on ranches

Today, most of the work horses do is on ranches…

And on the racetrack kickin texas at mount pleasant meadows racetrack in michigan

and on the racetrack.Kickin Texasat Mount Pleasant Meadows Racetrack in Michigan

Entertainment paint horses in movies

EntertainmentPaint Horses in movies

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Spirit, featuring “Rain”

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Fort Worth ZooHome to Ollie

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“Kids Day”

Come ride a real Paint Horse!

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Championship Paint Horse Show

Fun for everyone!

Horses are a pleasure

Horses are a pleasure…

But they also require a lot of hard work

But they also require a lot of hard work.

Horse facts

Horse Facts

  • Stock-type horses are an average of 1,200 pounds.

  • This size horse would eat about 25 pounds of food a day.*

    The majority of this would be

    hay or grass.

  • They drink 5 to 10 gallons of water

    a day.

  • Horses usually live 20-25 years, but

    the oldest horse was recorded to

    live to be 62 years old.

  • Horses can see in every direction except

    directly in front of and directly behind


About paint horses

About Paint Horses

  • Paint Horses were brought to America by Spanish Explorers.

  • Paint Horses are a cherished part

    of Native American history.

  • Paint Horses were once disliked because

    of their extra color. With the help of

    Rebecca Lockhart, Paint Horses have

    proven that they are just as great as

    any other breed of horse.

    40,000 Paint Horses are

    registered per year with APHA.

    There are about 80,000 registered Paint Horses

    in Texas.

4 types of paint horses

4 Types of Paint Horses

Solid Paint-Bred



Tovero = combination of tobiano and overo

Careers with horses

Careers with horses

  • Horse trainer

  • Riding Instructor

  • Farrier

  • Veterinarian

  • Equine Massage Therapist

  • Horse breeder

  • Jockey

  • Rodeo Professional

  • Mounted Police Officer

  • Photographer

  • Employee with a horse breed


    And many, many more jobs!

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Riding Instructor

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Come visit us sometime we are located in fort worth

Come visit us sometime! We are located inFort Worth.

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