Join Date: May 2007
Location: Fairbanks, Alaska
Breeding stock paints make sense to me - I was aware of them being able to carry pattern genes they don't express, but AQHA? She has very well known cow horse lines - doc bar, poco bueno, docs cutty sark, etc....none of which were paints...where would the gene come from?
I will have him checked out for frame, but playing with the genetic calculator, and doing it myself...dez having a heterozygous overo (not sure what kind) sire and heterozygous dam - both offspring of paintXqh - Dez had a 25% tovero (whatever that really is or whatever it presents as), 25% tobiano, 25%overo (whatever variety), 25% solid. So...if he got that 25% where he became a tobiano, does that mean he carries a recessive gene of whatever variety of overo his sire was?