Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Orange County, NC
The white (or contrasting color) must be present at the time of birth.
APHA Rule RG-070. Color Requirements
B. For the purpose of this rule, the term “natural Paint marking” shall mean
A predominant hair coat color with at least one contrasting area of solid
White hair of the required size with some underlying unpigmented skin
Present on the horse at the time of its birth. This solid white area must
Be in the prescribed zone depicted in the illustration below. In the event
The horse has a predominantly white hair coat, the term “natural Paint
Marking” shall mean at least one contrasting area of the required size of
Colored hair with some underlying pigmented skin present on the horse
At the time of its birth. This colored area must be in the prescribed zone
Depicted in the illustration below.
On the sixth day, God created the Quarter Horse.
On the seventh day, he Painted the good ones.