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    06-21-2010, 05:29 PM
  #1
Weanling
Odd Color: Bucknut?

So Kelty here is a five year old registered American Quarter. He's registered as a chestnut, but the last time I checked, chestnuts do not have black mane and tails. But buckskins have black points, which Kelty doesn't have.

At my stable, we jokingly refer to him as a 'bucknut'
His sire, Mitey Jody, is a black
And his dam, Rack an Ruin, is a chestnut.

I have all the colors back to his Great-Grandparents, if anyone would like to know.

Could he be the first recorded grulla without a dorsal stripe?

Let me know what you think! And I'll put in some pictures






Mottling on the hindquarters and back leg?


(thats my mom, aka: treat-lady)



Here's a close-up of the mane. The damaged flaxen/blonde/yellow stuff was all he had when I purchased him, but I've been taking care of it and all the new growth is black! (as you can see)
Underneath, there isn't a trace of yellow.
     
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    06-21-2010, 05:34 PM
  #2
Yearling
I am not an expert but it looks like a red dun.... ?
     
    06-21-2010, 05:41 PM
  #3
Started
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I have no idea on his color but I have to say, he's gorgeous. =)
     
    06-21-2010, 05:48 PM
  #4
Showing
Looks red dun or sorrel to me.
Chestnuts CAN have darker manes and tails, and darker red around the knees and hocks, for example:

He has almost a black tail, and dark red hocks and knees.

(He was dusty in this photo)
We believe he has a sooty gene in there, and he is a sabino, hence the grey and darker areas.
     
    06-21-2010, 05:52 PM
  #5
Trained
My old Chestnut TWH had a blackish/much darker read mane and tail. It was a interesting mixture of colors, black, deep deep red, lighter sorrel red, and even a little white. I think that Roro's horse has a similarily darker tail.
     
    06-21-2010, 05:56 PM
  #6
Weanling
^^ thanks theroughrider21

Thank you! Now I have some other options than "bucknut" :p

He seems much lighter in body than many chestnuts I see.. He's really quite tan.
     
    06-21-2010, 05:59 PM
  #7
Weanling
This is supposedly a 'golden dun'

Is that a legitimate color and do you think this could be it?

     
    06-21-2010, 06:01 PM
  #8
Trained
Fairly certian that's a red dun? I'm not a color genius though
     
    06-21-2010, 06:03 PM
  #9
Green Broke
I definitely think red dun.
     
    06-21-2010, 06:19 PM
  #10
Yearling
Does he have a dorsal stripe? Because if he doesn't red dun is off the table.
     

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