My New Baby!
 
 

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

My New Baby!

This is a discussion on My New Baby! within the Horse Breeding forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category

Like Tree110Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    05-14-2014, 06:55 PM
  #1
Foal
My New Baby!

Hello!

I was just really interested in some opinions on my new foal, Spectral Vagabond. He's from my old mare, JR Painted Dixon, and by Billys Missing Blues.

What do you think? I plan to use him for roping and maybe some fun show level barrels(unless he shows promise in it; then I'll take him to an actually competitive level, too!). He was just born, so I know it's hard to really tell anything, yet.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    05-14-2014, 06:57 PM
  #2
Foal
In case that didn't work:
Remali and stevenson like this.
     
    05-14-2014, 08:41 PM
  #3
Ale
Yearling
I cannot make an official critique, but I do think that your foal is simply adorable. The coloration blend that he got from his parents is beautiful! I hope that you have a roping or barrel horse on your hands in the future <3
     
    05-14-2014, 10:46 PM
  #4
Trained
*cough* He's not tricolored. Tricolored is not a thing in horses like it is in dogs.

He's for sure a cute little buckskin.
     
    05-15-2014, 02:12 AM
  #5
Foal
Yes, tricolored is a thing in horses.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tricoloured_(horse)

P.S. - I didn't make that ad. Otherwise it would be better laid out, have decent font, better grammar, and actually have their names on it. :)
Remali and 3ringburner like this.
     
    05-15-2014, 02:25 AM
  #6
Yearling
Tricolored is a term that people who don't know much about horses use, from what I've seen. (CL Ads)

This horse is a tricolor


He's a buckskin, and very cute. Good luck with him
     
    05-15-2014, 07:56 AM
  #7
Foal
I realize he's buckskin, but tricolor means a presence of three colors. In his case, black(main and tail), buckskin, and white. Why did this become a debate on his color? I'll call him tricolor if I want to, and why does it matter? Not being rude, but I don't see how it changes anything if I call him a tricolor.
Remali and HorseLovinLady like this.
     
    05-15-2014, 09:42 AM
  #8
Trained
That means just about every horse with white markings is "tricolored." The Icelandic posted above IS one of the very, very few true tricoloreds as he is chestnut, white, and black.

As for why I brought it up? It's incorrect terminology. Wikipedia is not a valid source of information.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    05-15-2014, 12:26 PM
  #9
Showing
What a cute colt, good luck with him


Quote:
Originally Posted by SpectralVagabond    
Not being rude, but I don't see how it changes anything if I call him a tricolor.
because he isn't?

Same as not one of my Haflingers was Palomino, no matter how much I wanted them to be, they are chestnut.

It is as wrong as calling him black, or purple, he just isn't.
     
    05-15-2014, 02:28 PM
  #10
Foal
How does that affect anyone but me? I'm the one buying him. If I call him purple, then he's purple, /to me/. Who cares?
     



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

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

Log-in

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
Lilly's Baby Bump & Foaling Thread - (Lots of Pictures) * Update * Baby is Here * Glynnis Horse Breeding 214 06-27-2014 02:05 PM
Baby Seven and Baby Looten FGRanch Horse Pictures 28 05-23-2013 08:10 PM
Silly Baby! Let's see your funny baby pix! heartprints62 Horse Pictures 21 01-13-2013 10:25 PM
Baby born with hoofs not formed? (Baby did not make it) racheld90 Horse Health 75 05-24-2012 01:58 PM
Baby not a baby anymore Roberto Horse Pictures 19 06-23-2011 06:14 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:40 AM.


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