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    04-19-2009, 08:47 PM
  #1
Foal
Determining A Breed

I recently got a new horse. All I know is that he has some Palimino in him, so he is a cross breed. But I don't know what elese is in him. Can I work it out myself?

Would someone on here be able to tell from some pictures? Or would I need to get an experienced horseman to look at him to tell?

Thanks in advance.
     
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    04-19-2009, 08:50 PM
  #2
Showing
You might try posting some pix here. Everybody will throw out what their idea of him is and lots of times, we are pretty close.

Also, just for future reference; Palomino is just a color and usually has nothing to do with breed though it is more common in the stock horse types like QH. :)
     
    04-19-2009, 09:06 PM
  #3
Foal
Yeah, I know Palimino is a color. But the previous owner's said Palimino was in his breed. So ta, they were wrong. They seem to know a lot and own a horse shop, maybe they meant to say his father was Palimino in color and not breed.

I'll get some pictures on here later. He has one bright blue eye and one brown eye as well. Any ideas what that is? I don't think he is blind in either eye.
     
    04-19-2009, 09:26 PM
  #4
Foal
Here are some pictures.
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    04-19-2009, 09:43 PM
  #5
Yearling
He looks like a Quarter horse in my opinion x) Really cute horse, congrats on him.
     
    04-19-2009, 09:53 PM
  #6
Green Broke
Yep, I agree I think he might be partly quater
     
    04-19-2009, 09:55 PM
  #7
Foal
Thanks.

So because I'm in Australia, he would most likely be an Australian Quarter Horse?

Probably a stupid question...
     
    04-19-2009, 10:48 PM
  #8
Started
Yeah, he would probably be an Australian Quarter Horses.



Horses can have blue eyes, just like people. It does not mean they are blind. They just have blue eyes.
     
    04-19-2009, 11:44 PM
  #9
Foal
Yes, I know they can have blue eyes. But Dusty has one brown eye and one blue eye. Usually, both eyes are the same color.
     
    04-20-2009, 12:12 AM
  #10
Started
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Originally Posted by bsdhorse    
Yes, I know they can have blue eyes. But Dusty has one brown eye and one blue eye. Usually, both eyes are the same color.
That's very common. It's just about as common as having two blue eyes.
     

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