What makes what??

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

What makes what??

This is a discussion on What makes what?? within the Horse Breeding forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category

LinkBack Thread Tools
    07-30-2008, 11:46 AM
What makes what??

Which color combos make what? What do you have to cross to get a Palomino from a bay? Or can you? Is there like a chart anywhere that shows what color you get from what combo?
Sponsored Links
    07-30-2008, 01:55 PM
Super Moderator
I think you can just about get any color from that mix but I also think that's how you get duns and buckskins.
    07-30-2008, 04:42 PM
No not just that combo I ment like a chart where you can see if you bred one colored horse with another different colored horse what would the color of the foal most likely be.
    07-31-2008, 04:13 PM
From a bay you are most likely to get a buckskin. You may get a palomino but that depends on what genetics your mare has. The only sure way you are going to get a color cross is if you breed to a perlino, cremello, or a smokey cream. Any horse that has a double dilute genetic when crossed with a non dilute horse will produce at least a single dilute foal. (palomino, buckskin, smokey black,)

Heres a link that explains about it.


This one has a chart

    07-31-2008, 04:55 PM
Its not just about this color with this color. Its about the backgrounds too.

Bay and Palomino

Say it took black and sorrel to make the Bay.

Say it took Buckskin and Chestnut to make Palomino.

So now you have Black, Sorrel, Bay, Buckskin, Chestnut, and Pally.

If that makes sense. Lol.
    07-31-2008, 06:06 PM
With diluted genes it is about this color with this color. Simply because after all a palomino is a chestnut with a single diluted gene. A perlino is a Chestnut with 2 diluted genes. Therefore if you breed a Double dilute to a non dilute horse the only possibility is a single dilute whether it takes the form of a Buckskin, Palomino, or a Smokey black. Where it gets complicated is predicting which one of those 3 you will get. Now that will be based on her background as well as the studs. However a dilution is guaranteed.
    07-31-2008, 11:11 PM

This may be what you are looking for.

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

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:56 AM.

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