Gaoted  Foundation Appaloosa

There is factual evidence of Leopard horses who were introduced to Canada from France in 1665 that depicts the first horse sent into Canada by King Louis XLV. The sketches below are taken from Dyan Westvang's book, "Of Royal Blood, The Missouri Fox Trotter. These are the Canadian Colonial Leopard horses which evolved into the Canadian pacing breed and was one of the sources for the Leopard Appaloosas.