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Colorado Ranger Horse

Country of Origin: USA

Colorado Ranger Horse


Also called the Rangerbred Horse, the Colorado Ranger Horse registry is unlike most color breed registries in that they only accept animals that are directly descendant from one of two foundation stallions.


This particular breed began in 1878 when General U.S. Grant visited Turkey, he returned to the states with two desert stallions, an Arabian (named Leopard) and a Barb (named Linden Tree). These two animals single handedly influenced almost every breed in the US today.

Upon their arrival to the states, these two stallions created quite a stir and were used to improve local harness horses. In 1894 the two stallions were brought west to Colorado where they began a new breed, the Colorado Ranger.

The Colorado Ranger Horse Association was founded in 1935 and since then has continued to protect and promote the Rangerbred animals.


Average height 14.2 – 15.2 hands

Traditional Colors

Chestnut | Grey | Bay | Black | Roan | Appaloosa
No pinto white patterns


Intelligent & bold


Cow horse
Show horse
Riding horse

Colorado Ranger Horse Products

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Colorado Ranger Horse Association

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Colorado Ranger Horses

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