Can horses see in color? - Page 2
 
 

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

Can horses see in color?

This is a discussion on Can horses see in color? within the Horse Breeds forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category
  • Horses dont see colour
  • Can horses see color yes or no

View Poll Results: Can horses see in color?
yes 21 80.77%
no 5 19.23%
Voters: 26. You may not vote on this poll

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    01-16-2008, 09:12 PM
  #11
Foal
I'd say yes, but not all the colours, assuming that WE can see all of them.




So what's the answer??
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    01-16-2008, 09:19 PM
  #12
Weanling
Quote:
Originally Posted by horse_luver4e
Yep! Your right they can! :)
horses see in monochromatic image. For lack of a better description they see almost like a photograph in Sepia print. (Like in an olden day photo for those who don't know what Sepia is).

So no IMO, horses don't see colour as such but they do see shades of light in different tones - this could be confused for them seeing colour as they have done tests, like the one that Jazzy mentioned, that show they can recognise different tones.

Edited to add - I think that this is a loaded subject that could go around in circles for days as I just googled the subject to see if I could find a medical study to back up what I said and I found multiple studies to verify BOTH sides of the story, some scientists say they can see colour and some say they can not.
     

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



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:32 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0