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    08-17-2010, 12:09 PM
Well she's deffinatly not brown, I own brown mare. Browns are basically almost black with brown points. I'm going with smrobs and guessing a sooty or dirty buckskin. Maybe a ligth bay.
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    08-18-2010, 12:34 PM
I would say a bay. Doesn't look like a sooty buckskin to me, anything is possible though. Without knowing the dam/sire's color its hard to say.
    08-22-2010, 05:44 PM
Definatly bay! She is lovely x
    08-25-2010, 09:46 PM
Shes a bay im pretty sure :)
    08-26-2010, 08:16 AM
Looks bay to me.
    08-26-2010, 11:47 AM
Seal Brown. They look like dark bay bit with light brown muzzles. Here's some more info
Seal brown (horse) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    08-26-2010, 09:14 PM
Originally Posted by Cheyennes mom    
So far I'm going for bay, but does she have a dark stripe down the top of her back? That's a sign of a dun if she does. But so far I'm going for bay still.
Actually, a LOT of bays have "dorsal stripes"... although they aren't true dorsal stripes - just a form of countershading. Almost any color can have them (my palomino has one), but you most commonly see them on bays.

I see a very dark bay who has faded in the sun. POSSIBLY even a severely sun faded black, although I doubt that. The light face, light tail feathers, and light mane (over the withers) scream sun fading to me.

Browns wouldn't have a completely light face. They would look more like this:

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