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North Dakota State Honorary Equine:

Nokota horse - click to see all animal symbols
Nokota horse stallion epitomizing the conformation and characteristics of
North Dakota's Honorary Equine - photo by Shelly Hauge, provided
courtesy of the Nokota Horse Conservancy (used by permission).
See All State Animals - Mammals.

Nokota Horse

See Nokota horse video below

North Dakota designated the Nokota horse as the state honorary equine in 1993.

Nokota horse close up - click to see all animal symbols
Nokota horse stallion - photo by Shelly Hauge, provided
courtesy of the Nokota Horse Conservancy (used by permission).
See All State Animals - Mammals.
Nokota horse stallion - click to see all animal symbols
Another stallion representing the conformation and characteristics of the pure Nokota horse - photo by Shawn Hamilton of CLiX Photography, provided courtesy of the Nokota Horse Conservancy (used by permission). See All State Animals - Mammals.

Horses are official state symbols in 14 states

14 states have adopted state horse symbols; Vermont and Massachusetts: morgan horse; Alabama: racking horse; Idaho: Apaloosa horse; Kentucky and Maryland: thoroughbred horse; Tennessee: Tennessee walking horse; North Dakota: Nokota horse; Missouri: fox trotting horse, North Carolina: colonial Spanish mustang; Florida: Florida cracker horse; New Jersey: "the horse;" South Carolina: marsh tacky; and Texas: American Quarter horse. Horse symbols have been proposed by Oregon (Kiger mustang), and Arizona (colonial Spanish horse), but have not yet been adopted.
 

 


    

 

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