Gypsy Cob, also known as Irish Cob, Gypsy Horse or Gypsy Vanner, is a species or breed of domestic horses of the island of Ireland. The Gypsy Vanner horse seems to come to life like a fantasy creature of legend or a magical horse from a fairy tale. The Gypsy Vanner horses with their amazing manes and tails and their heavy legs look like a fairy tale. Aka Irish Cobs, Gypsy Vanners are usually black and white, but can also be monochrome. Traditionally they were used for towing gypsy caravans.