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MONTANA APPALOOSA

Adoptive family: Family and Friends of Henry G. Bugbee

My story: The Appaloosa is an inspiring horse that is an appropriate choice for a Montana carousel. The horse also represents Native Americans’ traditional affinity with the Appaloosa. Carousel artist John Thompson and Henry G. Bugbee consulted people familiar with the Appaloosa, and studied books and pictures, to develop the design. Henry’s handprint adorns the horse’s rump.