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    08-31-2010, 09:48 PM
What is he?

Again I had a farrier come out an tell me in all his years exp this is no paint.

So can yall tell me what diego might be or have in him

He is about 16 hands
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    08-31-2010, 09:57 PM
He could just be a pinto horse...its not just a colour I have a pinto/connemara :P
Judging by the first pic it looks like he has a bit of andalusian in him cos of his body shape...
But.....he does kinda have the same conformation as my mare but he's not a paint :P
    08-31-2010, 10:12 PM
His convex profile makes me think warmblood... He actually looks a lot like Art Deco, the Dutch Warmblood. Here's a link to his photo gallery:Art Deco photo gallery
    08-31-2010, 10:19 PM
I'm going to go out on a limb and say he looks like he has some saddlebred in him. His head shots really shows it.
    08-31-2010, 10:56 PM
Green Broke
He could very well be a paint, but you'd have to be certain of his breeding to be sure. The only difference between paint & pinto is the breed (paints can ONLY be of TB or QH breeding, whereas a pinto is any another breed with these markings).
I agree with annaleah in that he could have saddlebred in him, of maybe TWH.
He is a Tobiano Pinto though ;)
    08-31-2010, 11:14 PM
My guess, by the size of his head and the slope in his shoulder...Spotted Saddle horse which is a generalized breed registry for anything gaited with color. Here is a friends Spotted Saddle for comparison
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    08-31-2010, 11:17 PM
I would vote TWHX. I just see it in the
Build, but mostly in the head.
    09-07-2010, 05:36 PM
Do they do DNA for horses..I know they do it for dogs to find out their breeds I was wondering if they o this for horses.
    09-07-2010, 05:51 PM
Green Broke
^ only for certain breeds. A registry will do it if you want to register you horse with them and the horse wasnt born into the registry, if you know what I mean.

He looks like a paint x to me. I have noticed that many paints have roman noses like that, but perhaps he is pinto (any other pinto colour but without tb blood).
    09-10-2010, 12:23 PM
Looks like my filly still don't know what sh is either
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