As far as animal logos are concerned, the horse has few equals if any. As a symbol of speed, power and nobility, the horse logo has been a favorite of a wide range of companies including banks, automobile manufacturers, etc.
The earliest known horse logo in Britain is the so-called “White Horse”, engraved in a hill near Uffington village, neighboring Oxford shire. This strange horse logo, measuring 374 feet from tail to nose is believed to have been in the place for over 3,000 years now. It was first cited in the medieval records alongside Stonehenge and it’s depicted as one of the wonders of Britain.
The renowned rock star George Harrison identified his music products with a dark horse logo. The National Bank of New Zealand, which was founded in London as an overseas bank in 1872 adopted a black horse logo for its corporate identity.
Today, the black horse logo can be seen in a wide range of items. Ferrari, one of the giant automobile manufacturers has been using the logo since its establishment in 1928. We can see the logo in the Ferrari branded merchandise including clothes, pens, pencils, eye wear, bicycles, etc. A white horse on a red background logo like that found in Kent flag is also quite popular.