The Rocky Mountain Horse is a breed of horse known for its versatility and hardy nature. They originated in the United States in the 17th century, where they were used as work horses in the Appalachian Mountains. Today, they are admired for their laid back personality and surefootedness, making them suitable for many different types of riding. They are known to have a naturally smooth gait which makes them both comfortable and enjoyable to ride. They are also quite agile and athletic, capable of competing in various disciplines such as show jumping, dressage, trekking or even running endurance races!