The Colors of Life

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Famous Horses

Have you ever wondered what color that horse you saw in the movie was? In a book you read? In an old story you heard? The color of a famous horse is an important part of what we remember about them. It's part of how we recognize them and what they mean to us. After all, don't the good guys ride the white horses and the bad guys ride the black ones? Well, maybe - but what color are they really? Is Shadowfax white? How black is the Black Stallion? Which color was Flicka? How silver is Silver? The gallery of Famous Horses is a fun way to look at some famous steeds and learn a little more about horse color. Plus, some of the answers might surprise you...

Photos with coat colors of famous horses from books, films, music, folktales, myths, and legends.

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