Equine Color Genetics & breeding special colors
Is anybody out there interested in Equine Color Genetics? I'm interested in seeing your unusually colored horses. I'm hoping we can put together a kind of knowledge base of rare colors, and observations about colors to help out with the discovery of new color genes. I'd like to see colors like Black Chestnut and Black Palomino (chestnuts who shed out to black in Spring, and palominos who shed out to black at first shed - often chocolating up at age 3 or so); silver dapple; champagne; pearl - or something you have in your back yard that nobody knows what it is - please let's see 'em and talk about them here!
Also any information about REMNANTS of genes in subsequent generations (eg. a non-roan horse with roan ticking from two generations ago; a non-Champagne horse, with frosted mane, from a champagne predecessor; etc). If it seems unusual, or out of line with known breeding inheritance, let's talk about that!
What? A great horse can ABSOLUTELY
... also be a wonderful color!