Originally Posted by appylover31803
there is no such thing as an albino in horses. In order for the horse to be albino, it has to have white hair, pink skin and red eyes (not blue). Look at albino rabbits and rats and hamsters etc.
The blue eyes are a form of pigmentation and since albinos have no pigmentation it can't be.
Double dilutes are caused by having two copies of a certain gene (cremello), therefore it's a trait. Albinism is caused by the body not producing pigment, therefore it's a disorder.
ALTHOUGH double dilutes can have the same problems with sun sensitivity that an albino would.