Did you know that some ponies can grow a mustache? This trait is most common in a horse breed called the Gypsy Vanner, which is known for its luxurious long mane, flowy feathers (the hair on lower legs), piebald coat and a friendly and calm demeanor. The same gene that is responsible for the horse's deluxe tresses is also the one, that gives it the mustache, no matter the sex - it can be a stallion, a gelding, and even a mare!

Horse lovers on the internet seem to be divided in their opinions regarding the horse mustache. ”I find it to be the vilest thing ever....shave it! Shave it! Ugh!” That was the reaction of one horse owner. Another commenter was slightly less scathing but still skeptical, believing that “It's kinda cute in a weird way, but if it were my horse I would shave it off for sure!!” A Gypsy horse breeder, though, would never shave the horses face, as the stubble is considered a highly wanted trait and a luck-bringer to the owner.

We at Bored Panda think these hirsute types of horses look just fabulous, especially when paired with an equally fetching mane-style. What do you think? Check out the horse pictures below for yourself!

#1

S D Patrick, Gypsy Stallion

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Raynee Furlet-Simmons 1 year ago

Boots wit tha furrrr

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#2

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Tereza Skálová 1 year ago

It is so funny!

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#3

Horse-Moustaches

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Hans 1 year ago

Emo horse :(

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#4

First Time In My Life I Have Seen A Horse With A Mustache

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CBN2143 1 year ago

The nose hairs too OMG. So so cute.

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Mimi Dean 1 year ago

Cthulhu!

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#6

This Horse Naturally Grows Facial Hair And Its Owner Styles It Into Fancy Moustaches

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Hans 1 year ago

Asterix :)

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#7

Horse-moustaches

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Gillian Black 1 year ago

could just about plait this one

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#8

At The Weekend I Came Across A Horse With A Moustache. I Named Him Moustachio

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Paul Raymond 1 year ago

looks like a old man with that stach lol

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#9

1st Time I've Ever Seen A Horse With A Moustache. Not Sure How I Feel About It

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Kevin Donegan 1 year ago

Looks Italian.

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#10

Mustachioed Horse

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Dorothy Cloud 1 year ago

This is better, so manicured!

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Sylvia Valentin 1 year ago

Dalí

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#12

I Am Loving The Moustache On This Pony

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Bernice Chan 1 year ago

2nd black-maned horse with a blonde mustache. is it an "in" thing?

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#13

This Horse Has A Full Grown Mustache

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Paula Glidwell-Smith 1 year ago

Hi Teddy! My angel!

#14

A Moustache

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Laura Ferretti 1 year ago

You shall not pass!

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#15

This Horse Had A Moustache

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Sivi 1 year ago

The old hippie dude

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#16

This Horse Has Stylish Facial Hair

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Lynne Versteeg 1 year ago

dude, is that Steven Tyler?

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#17

Horse With Moustache

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Dorothy Cloud 1 year ago

Multi colored, never seen a man do that!

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#18

Horse With A Real Moustache

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Dorothy Cloud 1 year ago

Love it, well trimmed.

#19

Moustache Horse

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Gillian Black 1 year ago

I am so proud of my facial hair , and when I smile well wow

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Horse-Moustaches

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#21

Horse With A Mustache

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Raynee Furlet-Simmons 1 year ago

Ate a Barbie doll

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#22

Its That Moustache Again

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Lucida 1 year ago

Noo! That horse is starving!!! :´(

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#23

Today We Met A Horse With A Killer 'stache

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Jennifer Oldham 1 year ago

This is his senior photo pose.

#24

Extra's In Full Moustache This Time Of The Year

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Johanna Zamora 1 year ago

...and ponies

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#25

Check Out The Moustache

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Dorothy Cloud 1 year ago

I'm sorry, but this poor baby, from this direction, looks like a goat.

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#26

Horse With A Moustache

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Gillian Black 1 year ago

this is my good side

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#27

A Moment Of Appreciation, Please, For Zorro's Fine Moustache And Mohawk. What A Boy

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Melody Lanzatella 1 year ago

WHY in the hell did they crop his mane?!?!

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