Spanish-type Mustang w/ Appaloosa characteristics. Thick Black Spots over a black coat. 14.2, 800 lbs. Good cutting horse Bred by Phil Jenkins, Colorado. Chico AKA Cheeco was black with darker dapples and appaloosa characteristics- she was bred or captured in the Four Corners Area with a wild bunch of mares. (Complete Book of the Appaloosa- p. 223)
Chico the dam of Sundance F 500 was a black appaloosa with dapples spots from Navajo Indian Stock.
Wyoming léopards : this group of léopards horses claim such descendants as Sundance F 500, Ben Lowe, Bambi E, Sunspot Revel and a host of modern show winners.
This colorful group of léopard spotted Appaloosas are descendants of Chief Joseph’s Stock that the army dispersed in this area following the Nez Perce surrender in Oktober of 1877.
source The Complete Book of the Appaloosa by Jan Haddle (First Edition)