CUBA’S OTHER NATIVE BREEDS
• The Cuban Pinto resulted from crossing Cuban Criollo horses with Quarter Horses and Thoroughbreds. The coat pattern may be tobiano or overo.
• The Cuban Trotter is a riding horse that came from crossing Cuban Criollo horses with Canadian horses imported during the Colonial era. They are predominately solid black or bay and are known for their smooth trot.
• The Patibarcino is a riding horse that came from crossing Cuban Criollos with Andalusians and Barbs. Their coloring is a distinctive gray, called gateado, that can appear in various tones, including blue dun, slate dun and silver dun.
Source: International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds, by Bonnie L. Hendricks