Coloured cobs are powerful horses with a full mane, strong feathering, a short back and large hooves. The typical piebald coat pattern was deliberately bred into the horses around the year 1900. They also have a magnificent mane, a full tail and lots of hair on the fetlocks. They were first called "Magpies". Cobs are very balanced and meek. a magnificent mane, a full tail and lots of hair on the fetlocks.
In Germany, they were not recognized as a separate breed until 2005.
- Scientific name : Equus ferus caballus
- Global Home : Worldwide
- Conservation Status : Domesticated
- Primary habitat : Savanna, Grassland