(pronounced: tow be yah' no)
The dark colour usually covers one or both flanks.
Generally, all four legs are white, at least below the hocks and knees.
Generally, the spots are regular and distinct as ovals or round patterns that extend down over the neck and chest, giving the appearance of a shield.
Head markings are like those of a solid-coloured horse--solid, or with a blaze, strip, star or snip.
A tobiano may be either predominantly dark or white. The tail is often two colours.