the akhal teke is native to the steppes region of asia. currently there is a program breeding american-bred akhal teke's with appaloosas to regain some of the original characteristics of the appaloosa.
This cannot be an actual, living horse. It must be a spirit horse, a horse of legend, the horse all other horses aspire to be. But, no, it is a horse in a barn in Oregon. The photographer's artistic eye inspired all that reverie.