Foals-Before and after colors!

       The Horse Forum > Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics > Horse Breeding

Foals-Before and after colors!

This is a discussion on Foals-Before and after colors! within the Horse Breeding forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category

LinkBack Thread Tools
    04-05-2011, 02:52 PM
Foals-Before and after colors!

I've just learned from this forum that foals change color. Sometimes drastically! I find this so neat! I love looking at their "before" and "after" pics. Please share them! And what you know about judging what color they will mature into. I can't get enough.
Posted via Mobile Device
Sponsored Links
    04-06-2011, 11:14 AM
Dalayla at one day

Dalayla at 4 months

Dalayla at 3 years

Dalayla at 5 years

    04-06-2011, 11:22 AM
This is my mare and her second foal, Docs Sharp Valentine. This picture was the the same morning she was foaled during the night.

Stand-by for follow-up picture.

ETA: ACK!! I can't find a picture of this filly after she greyed out, but she is by a grey son of Playgun out of Miss Silver Pistol who are both Cutting Horse Champions.
    04-06-2011, 11:38 AM
Sorry for double post. ^^^^This is the filly. I made a mistake in description of picture. She did turn a steel grey with black mane and tail.
    04-06-2011, 11:51 AM
Green Broke
I've seen a couple different changes, though these are the only ones I have good pictures off.
This is Bullet at 1 day old
Docs Irish Bullet.jpg
This is Him at 2-years
Bullet 08.jpg
Mouse at 3 days old
She didn't change too much, though she darkened up from her "buttermilk" stage & got more of a golden tinge to her. When she was about 2-4 months she was a little smokier & had a dorsal stripe (countershading actually since neither parents were dun)
1 yr 15_NEW.jpg
    04-06-2011, 12:01 PM
Image didn't change too much, however when he was born we were all kind of quiet-thinking he was a bay. Everyone had their hearts set on a buckskin. Luckily it became apparent when he dried off that he was indeed our buckskin :)

Fresh from the oven:

Four months old:

Three years old:
    04-06-2011, 12:12 PM
This is QT at a couple of hours old.

This is her at a week old.

This is her at a month old.

This is her at 4 months.

This is her at 6 months.

This is her at 8 months.

This is her at 10 months.

This is her at 12 months.

    04-06-2011, 02:20 PM
This is Whisper at as a foal then a yearling.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Whisper 3.jpg (47.6 KB, 616 views)
File Type: jpg Whisper Spring 2011.jpg (94.4 KB, 605 views)
    04-06-2011, 04:10 PM
Locke is the one of mine that changed the most, but he's just a yearling now, can't wait to see how he looks when he is mature :)

    04-06-2011, 09:00 PM
Green Broke
I don't have any just born pictures of Rodeo:( I need to get some soon tho.....
Here is Rodeo at 3 months.

At 9months old.


Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pad colors? Which one?? VanillaBean Eventing 8 02-12-2011 04:06 AM
Colors AQHA Horse Breeding 11 06-18-2010 04:01 AM
colors? mollk Horse Breeding 2 05-30-2010 08:53 AM
Colors Colors everywhere! Fang Horse Breeds 54 05-19-2008 11:45 AM
What colors should i use? Gingerrrrr Horse Tack and Equipment 17 02-24-2008 04:25 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:12 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0