Gypsy, the Equine Encyclopedia, has something to say about tobiano pintos. Like all shetlands, she is always watching, listening and learning.
“Tobiano” is a term for spotted horses with a distinct color pattern. Tobianos have large, rounded spots and white legs. The white patches can be paired with almost any color (most commonly bay, black, sorrel or palomino but can be other colors) and can cross the spine.
The genetic code for tobiano is T.