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    11-02-2011, 12:21 AM
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what kind of horse is this?

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    11-02-2011, 12:34 AM
  #2
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Probably a Welsh Cob or Gypsy Vanner.
     
    11-02-2011, 01:10 AM
  #3
Trained
With the amount of feathering, the amount of mane/tail, and the overall build/look, I'd be more inclined to go with gypsy vanner.
     
    11-02-2011, 01:34 AM
  #4
Banned
Here's your horse: Cobs sales and breeding of Coloured Cobs
     
    11-02-2011, 10:04 AM
  #5
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Originally Posted by bubba13    
thank you much that was exacly what I was looking for!
     
    11-02-2011, 02:54 PM
  #6
Started
Although they don't give pedigrees, the horse does look like a purebred Gypsy Horse/Cob. It would not be a Gypsy Vanner, unless registered in the one registry which uses that name in the US.

Lizzie
     
    11-02-2011, 03:31 PM
  #7
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Originally Posted by bubba13    
But as the article says, Cob refers to a type not a breed. It could still be a Gypsy Vanner or even a Drum.
     
    11-02-2011, 04:00 PM
  #8
Started
I doubt seriously, the horse pictured is a Drum. A Drum would look different.

"Cob" has long been used to describe a heavy type riding horse. However, Welsh Cobs and Gypsy Cobs/Horses/Vanners are a 'breed'. I doubt that this horse is registered with the Vanner registry. Very few breeders in the UK register with that or other US registries.

Lizzie
     
    11-11-2011, 05:51 AM
  #9
Foal
Coloured cobs are very common in the UK and many of them originate from Ireland. A Welsh cob is also known as a 'Section D' ie, it is the largest of the welsh breeds. Section D's are not so feathered as this and I've never seen a coloured one.
     
    11-11-2011, 06:37 AM
  #10
Yearling
Looks like a gypsy cob to me. Far too heavy and feathered to be a Welsh Section D. I've never seen a coloured Welsh, either.

"Gypsy vanner" appears to be a name given to them by Americans, probably to increase their market value.
     

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