The Trail of The Painted Ponies,” The Guardian”


Of all the animals, the horse is the best friend of the Indian. For without the horse, he could not go on the long journeys. A horse is the Indians most valued piece of property. If an Indian wishes to gain something, he promises his horse that if the horse will help him, he will paint it with native dyes, so that all may see that help and protection have come to him through the aid of his horse. Measures approximately 7″ by 7″