Hoof Print Symbol

Native Indian Tribe

The Hoof Print Symbol - Meaning

There were so many tribes of Native American Indians it is only possible to generalise the most common meaning of the Hoof Print symbol or pattern. Native Indian symbols are still used as Tattoos and were used for a variety of reasons and depicted on numerous objects such as tepees and clothes.

The meaning of the Hoof Print symbol represented the number of horses that were taken on a raid. Horses were highly valued by the Native American Indians and the above symbol indicates that the warrior who displayed this sign had captured three horses. Ponies and horses were decorated with symbols, click Horse War Paint to view the hoof print symbols shown on the picture on this page. The introduction of the horse transformed the Native Americans into nomadic hunters and warriors of the Great Plains.

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