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Lash is the first Gypsy Horse colt born in North America and is the epitome of innocence, curiosity and vitality. He is a rambunctious, energetic and inquisitive equine! Filled with a love for life and never ending curiosity, he searches out life's challenges with endless energy. Being a young lad, he has a lot to learn about life in general. Sometimes he thinks he knows more than he actu-ally does and can be impulsive, jumping headlong into an adventure. When he's happy, he can be giggly and giddy with excitement – when sad, he can be very glum. What he feels, he really feels. He lives his young life with passion and love.

The Gypsy Horse is known by many names: Traditional Cob, Gypsy Cob, Coloured Cob, Tinker, and Irish Cob, depending upon the area or country, or personal preference on registry. The most socially acceptable term is the Gypsy Horse. The history of the Gypsy Horse is as shrouded in mystery as the people who bred them. The gypsy people have long been involved in breeding horses for hundreds of years. Primary horses put into the gene pool to create the Gypsy Horse were the Clydesdale, Shire, Dales Pony, Fells Ponies and other horses by regional influence. The Gypsy Horse type seen today has developed within the last seventy five years. The breeders favored the flashiness of the gypsy horse and bred for type. This type was based upon a sturdy compact, sure footed horse that had an abundance of hair and feather as well as a flashy coat pattern. Black and White and Bay and White coats were the most common. These horses could work all day and then stand by the campfire and be handled by the children at night. They had to be easy keepers, living on meager rations and what could be found along the roadside. Today gypsy breeders seem to favor a 14 hand gypsy horse with a cobby body type.

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