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The term Palomino does not refer to a specific breed ofrnhorses but to a type of color. Palomino is a coat color in horses, consisting of a gold coat and white mane and tail. The Palomino coloring is evident in a number ofrnbreeds. There are various theories where the name Palomino comes from, onernsuggests that it comes from Juan de Palomino who received a golden coloredrnhorse from Cortes.

The origin of the Palomino is not clear as golden coloredrnhorses are found all over the world. Works of art dating back many centuriesrndepict such horses in Asia, Japan and several European countries. The SpanishrnQueen Isabella encouraged the breeding of golden horses, as a result in Spainrnthey are often referred to as Isabellas. In North America Palominos werernimported by the Spanish Conquistadores. This type of coloring is believed torncome from Arabian horses.rnrn 

rnrnBreeds with Palomino coloring include the WelshrnPony and Cob and in the United States they include Morgans, Quarter Horses,rnAmerican Saddlebreds, Arabians, and Tennessee Walking Horses.

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