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post #1 of 9 Old 10-06-2012, 01:24 PM Thread Starter
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Question Medicine hat mare! HELP

What is so special about a medicine hat mare? Are they rare?

Does any one on here have one? If so, please post pics. Thanks
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post #2 of 9 Old 10-06-2012, 02:29 PM
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I had a gorgeous Medicine Hat mare, unfortunately she injured herself and had to be put to sleep.





They are fairly rare, I waited 3 years for her.

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post #3 of 9 Old 10-06-2012, 02:32 PM
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Legend has the Medicine Hat Horse appearing in Native American culture, being used as a Ceremonial Horse, Buffalo Runner, and a War Horse. Some of the Plains tribes which considered the Medicine Hat to be supernatural protection against harm were the Sioux, Cheyenne, Blackfoot, Comanche and Kiowa Tribes. Being of mostly white coloration, paintings of special symbols were used on Medicines Hats to add strength to the horse and depict special happenings, such as battles and captured ponies, in the life of his rider. There were considered so special that only tribal chiefs and medicine men and great warriors were only allowed to ride them.
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There ya go. Not my mare, off google, lol! I'm going to assume they are rare, I have never seen one in person.
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post #5 of 9 Old 10-07-2012, 12:59 AM
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They aren't very special in any sort of color sense, just the way the different white patterns layered themselves on the coat.

However, I do know they are considered sacred among various native american tribes for their coloring.
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post #6 of 9 Old 10-07-2012, 01:04 AM
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My stallion, now gelding, is a medicine hat.
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post #7 of 9 Old 10-07-2012, 12:31 PM
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I love medicine hats my sabino is though you can see it as well now as he aged the sabino roaned it out some.

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post #8 of 9 Old 10-08-2012, 11:33 PM
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I have a Medicine Hat mare. I do not know how rare the color is but I love her bunchs. She is in my avatar with my lil one. But I can say that out of all my years working around horses I have not seen too many of em.
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post #9 of 9 Old 10-09-2012, 12:26 AM
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When I lived in Colorado. I used to see Sacred Indian, a wonderful medicine hat stallion. He was a stunning horse.






They made a Breyer model of him.
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