Height: 14.2 – 16.2 hands
Common disciplines: trail riding, ranch work, rodeos and performances, middle-distance racing, Western sports, jumping.
Not all spotted horses are Appaloosas, and not all Appaloosas have spots!
Height: 15.2 – 16 hands (but may also be under 14.2 hands)
Common disciplines: dressage, show-jumping, general riding, carriage or performance horses
The Knabstrupper (or Knabstrup) exhibits the same coat color characteristics as the Appaloosa