Horse of a Different Color - The Horse Forum

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 25 Old 09-10-2009, 11:12 PM Thread Starter
Weanling
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Posts: 601
• Horses: 8
Horse of a Different Color

Gandy is registered as a red roan quarter horse. She really changes colors throughout the year. Here's an example.

The first photo was at the beginning of summer, she had shed out her winter coat and had her new summer coat...




And in the next photo, she is growing her winter coat, her hair is getting thicker and longer, see how she changes to an almost purple color. And, you can see she's added a few pounds from all the summer grass too...




Does your horse change colors? Post pictures please!
7Ponies is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 25 Old 09-10-2009, 11:33 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Australia
Posts: 6,179
• Horses: 4
I leased a bay roan brumby. The one that Brookelovesparelli on here now has. He changes from nearly solid Bay in Summer to nearly solid white bum in winter!

wild_spot is offline  
post #3 of 25 Old 09-10-2009, 11:44 PM Thread Starter
Weanling
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Posts: 601
• Horses: 8
From bay to white, wow, that's amazing! Do you have pictures?
7Ponies is offline  
post #4 of 25 Old 09-10-2009, 11:54 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: SoCal
Posts: 111
• Horses: 2
I think I have already told you this, but she is soooo pretty.

I had a black and white gelding that would be true black in the winter, and in the summer turn bay. But I think that had to do with the sun bleaching him out.


Lovie is seal bay, kinda like a chocolate brown, and I loved getting her all cleaned up for shows because she actually had dapples and had a lighter underside and she looked so pretty. I was really busy for two weeks and wasn't able to come out, and the last time I went out to see her I was amazed. She is almost black now! It's crazy! When I was on her I felt like I was looking down at a different horse.
dominoschica is offline  
post #5 of 25 Old 09-11-2009, 12:00 AM Thread Starter
Weanling
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Posts: 601
• Horses: 8
Come on now, you must have some pictures to share :)

The really cute thing about Gandy is... she knows she's cute, LOL! She's a big loveable teddy bear, follows me around like a puppy dog, and talks to me constantly with little nickers and neighs. I just love her! (except those certain times when she's in heat really hard and is a total witch, but thankfully those days don't last long and seem to be worse in the early spring!)
7Ponies is offline  
post #6 of 25 Old 09-11-2009, 12:01 AM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Near Valdosta GA
Posts: 348
• Horses: 3
my mom has a paso named franny that is a grey (part dapple part flea bitten and she gets darker and lighter all the time (several times a year!!!) these are the best ones I could find
Attached Images
File Type: jpg frannie 3.jpg (57.7 KB, 137 views)
File Type: jpg fran.jpg (53.8 KB, 154 views)
File Type: jpg frann.jpg (50.1 KB, 129 views)
File Type: jpg frannn.jpg (61.2 KB, 143 views)
File Type: jpg l_3272c46f56f6426ba7c8747967e3b2c0.jpg (65.3 KB, 123 views)
charlene1985 is offline  
post #7 of 25 Old 09-11-2009, 12:02 AM Thread Starter
Weanling
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Posts: 601
• Horses: 8
Yep, I can see Franny changing color, especially her lovely dapples!
7Ponies is offline  
post #8 of 25 Old 09-11-2009, 12:14 AM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Near Valdosta GA
Posts: 348
• Horses: 3
im going to see if I can find pics of another one Sal-y she is a grulla pinto and she changes from greyish to brownish lol think some of it may be sun fading though...
charlene1985 is offline  
post #9 of 25 Old 09-11-2009, 12:19 AM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 340
• Horses: 1
She looks like a good ol' liver chestnut to me :-D.
RedRoan is offline  
post #10 of 25 Old 09-11-2009, 12:26 AM
Foal
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 65
• Horses: 4
there was a beautiful chestnut at my old barn. He was a pretty copper color in the winter. His summer though was a deep rich liver chestnut. I wish I had pics of him. I just loved his color and he was such a sweetie.
BekahBear is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
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:
OR

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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Foal Color, help me guess what color he'll shed out.. frogtree Horse Breeding 11 04-25-2012 10:29 PM
What color is my horse???? Joe Amos Horse Breeds 25 08-05-2009 09:59 AM
A horse of another color. melinda27858 Horse Talk 2 07-14-2009 11:19 PM
What color horse is this? xilikeggs0 Horse Breeds 28 02-26-2009 02:04 PM
Horse color? Parker's Mom Horse Pictures 10 02-13-2007 10:29 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome