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    01-09-2009, 02:21 AM
  #1
Weanling
Buckskin Or Grulla

ok I have asked a few of you but im going to ask for everyones opinion wether my paint horse looks grulla or buckskin he is registered buckskin im on the fence on his color not really sure I do know it is diffrent.. the pics arent his best side got love winter to though it is the cleanest he's been when there is mud in the pasture
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    01-09-2009, 02:56 AM
  #2
Weanling
Looks buckskin
     
    01-09-2009, 06:46 AM
  #3
Started
There appears to be a dorsal stripe. That would make him a dun. I don't think grulla (unless he's VERY sun bleached), so bay dun. It's also possible for him to have cream, making him a buckskin dun (some call it dunskin).
     
    01-09-2009, 08:35 AM
  #4
Weanling
I have heard people call horses that are his color "sooty buckskin".
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    01-09-2009, 09:05 AM
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Originally Posted by CheyAut    
There appears to be a dorsal stripe. That would make him a dun. I don't think grulla (unless he's VERY sun bleached), so bay dun. It's also possible for him to have cream, making him a buckskin dun (some call it dunskin).
you took the words out of my mouth...lol
     
    01-09-2009, 09:11 AM
  #6
Showing
A Grulla can have, and often does have, a dorsal stripe but from the pictures I agree with everyone's assessment of being a Dun.

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American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) - Grullo. Body color smoky or mouse-colored (not a mixture of black and white hairs, but each hair is mouse colored); mane and tail black; usually has a dorsal stripe and black on lower legs.
     
    01-09-2009, 09:22 AM
  #7
Foal
Isn't a grulla a black dun?
This horse does not appear black at all.
     
    01-09-2009, 12:53 PM
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Originally Posted by iridehorses    
A Grulla can have, and often does have, a dorsal stripe but from the pictures I agree with everyone's assessment of being a Dun.
A grulla WILL have a dorsal, because a grulla is a black horse with the dun gene :)
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    01-09-2009, 02:08 PM
  #9
Yearling
He looks like a darker buckskin. He doesnt have that "mousey grey" of the typical grulla.
     
    01-09-2009, 02:09 PM
  #10
Yearling
He looks to be a darker shaded buckskin. He doesnt seem to have the "mousey grey" shade of grulla.
     

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