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post #1 of 30 Old 10-16-2007, 10:28 AM Thread Starter
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Bald faced horses

OK, this post is entirely opinion based.

Do you like paints that have bald faces? Or do you prefer paints with dark faces and maybe a white marking or 2.

Personally I think bald faces are very ugly unless they are done right, if the horse is mostly white, if the eyes are brown (blue eyed horses are kinda ugly) and if there's black skin around the eyes.

The pink wrinkly skin around the mouth is kinda disconcerting too.

I prefer paints with dark heads, I think it looks a lot more elegant.

Remember, this is only an opinion post, so don't get offended.

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post #2 of 30 Old 11-06-2007, 11:26 AM
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Faces!!

I love my boys with the white faces!! But there are some ugly ones. I love the blue eyes, only if they have the black eyeliner around there eyes. Some blue eyes look so creepy!! Here are a couple pics of my bald face beauty Bandit!!And I added some pics of bald faces I would love to have. I just think they are gourgous!!
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post #3 of 30 Old 11-10-2007, 09:41 PM
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Blue eyes can be a bit freaky, but I like them much better with the eyeliner. I generally prefer the darker faced horses, but I LOVE the chestnut/white in the bottom picture posted by Ladybugracer. I also love the tail on the other chestnut!
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post #4 of 30 Old 11-11-2007, 03:14 AM
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I think they're cute & unique. :)
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post #5 of 30 Old 11-11-2007, 05:49 PM
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I love bald faces! I think its really unique & just cool. & I also like blue eyes but I hate it when 1 eye is blue & the other 1 isnt..like the horse I riding now have blue eyes, a bald face & is piebald, she's so adorable! But im training her now so she's definitely needs a lot more training before she can be ridin by very many ppl.
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post #6 of 30 Old 11-18-2007, 06:39 AM
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I agree with you. I can't stand bald faces, and blue eyes freak me out. I don't mind some white on the face such as a blaze, star, strip, or snip, but don't like the bald. Sorry folks.
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post #7 of 30 Old 11-22-2007, 03:21 PM
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I think some blue eyed horses are gorgoues but have to have eyeliner, but the reason I don't like blue eyed horses ,there eyes are hard to read, I raised one blue eyed colt he was beautiful and very smart..he was a medicine hat looked like he had a black hat on and few little marking on his mussel, and the crome at the flanks and on his chest..he is a mardell dixon grandson.

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post #8 of 30 Old 11-23-2007, 02:05 AM
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I don't know why blue eyes freak people out. I think they're very pretty.
I don't like this one tho! Lol


I like ones like this tho
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post #9 of 30 Old 03-11-2010, 02:10 PM
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my horse has a bald face...and she is ADORABLE! I ALWAYS ALWAYS get compliments on her markings and how cute she is. She has brown eyes but no eyeliner.

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post #10 of 30 Old 03-11-2010, 02:22 PM
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I love my bald faced, blue eyed boy :) I think his markings make him look like a cow.

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