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    10-15-2010, 01:27 AM
  #1
Foal
i bet you have never seen a horse like this!

She is thought to be a chimera, formed from two embryos blending to form a single individual (also why the rare brindle color occcurs). She could have started as a pair of twins, one solid, one spotted, now blended into one horse.
Would you buy a foal out of her?
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    10-15-2010, 01:29 AM
  #2
Green Broke
She is uber cute but I don't know anything about confo but no I would not be one to buy a foal out of her just because of her color it would have to be more if she has the personality, drive,health and confo for what I want in a horse then the color or mother of the foal.
     
    10-15-2010, 01:34 AM
  #3
Foal
Valid points.
From what I have seen she has excellent conformations, is a sweetheart to be around, fantastic health, fun loving personality.
She also has ApHC points in halter and yearling longeline.
Going to nationals and hopefully worlds as a 2 year old.
     
    10-15-2010, 01:50 AM
  #4
Showing
She's a cute girl, though she looks very pintaloosa-ish to me. I have to agree with BRA, it would really depend on whether or not I liked her conformation as to whether I would want one of her babies or not. I wouldn't breed specifically for color anyway. If whoever owns her wants to advertise her as a chimeric mare, then a DNA test should really be done to verify (though from my understanding, chimeric patterns are more of a fluke thing and will not be passed to offspring).
     
    10-15-2010, 02:01 AM
  #5
Weanling
Wow! She is beautiful! I would love to have her!
     
    10-15-2010, 02:06 AM
  #6
Foal
I'm reading more and more into her..
This is what her owner has to say...

"This filly is mine and I asked two experts about chimera....No chimera. They told me that their opinion is that my horse is genetically speaking a normal Appaloosa that, during development in the womb, ended up experiencing a series of random events during a critical stage in melanocyte development and migration that resulted in her having large areas of normal pigmentation, instead of being a leopard, which is what she appears to have been genetically programmed to be. Since this is a developmental error, and not something caused by a mutation, she should reproduce normally, and have foals that have more conventional Appaloosa-looking patterning. Yes, she will have normal foals...but that's what I thought when she was born :o) As far as a color change...she has not changed color at all and she is a yearling now."

She is still so interesting.
     
    10-15-2010, 02:48 AM
  #7
Trained
I get a headache just from looking at her. She is cute though. I just don't know what aspect of her coloring to focus on O_O
     
    10-15-2010, 02:56 AM
  #8
Super Moderator
In a heart beat! I mean, I love her! And if she threw color like that, well. . . . Zowie!
     
    10-15-2010, 04:27 AM
  #9
Foal
I def. Would! LOVE< LOVE her colors! As long as everything else was as should be that! BEAUTIFUL girl you got there ;)
     
    10-15-2010, 04:44 AM
  #10
Started
Wow! She is awwwweeesome!
     

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