Iowa State University Veterinarian

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Return of the Appaloosa


Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html

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SF601 V65

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The Appaloosa is one of the fast growing breeds of horses in America today. Not many years ago a large majority of the people in this country had never seen or heard of the Appaloosa. N ow the breed is becoming popular all over the country. It has been rapidly spreading east the past few years. Stockmen and pleasure riders alike have discovered that this even dispositioned, hardy horse is well suited for their needs and is a willing worker. Television, movies, rodeo and horse shows have all aided in promoting this breed.