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        08-31-2011, 03:58 AM
      #11
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    Ooops! I forgot a sorrel or chestnut is one that's mane is the same or lighter than their coat. I wish I knew what that mane color is called tho, hehe...
    I'm sure someone will be along to explain the mane, and how it is or is not related to the sabino thing going on. Sorrel vs. chestnut....genetically, they are both "red," and indistiguishable on a genetic test (and one horse can vary in shade from one to another through the course of its life). But I suspect that there are additional, yet unknown genetic factors at play that influence the shade expression, as related horses seem to be the same color.

    Overseas, all red horses are called chestnut (with some exceptions, for example pale Belgians being called "blonde," etc.). Among stock horse enthusiasts in the US, though, horses with more brown/yellow coats are called chestnut, while red/orange ones are sorrel--at least that's how the breed registries define them. Mane color has nothing to do with it.

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        08-31-2011, 04:07 AM
      #12
    Yearling
    I knew that some people call them the same and some different, depending on various reasons. I think the same thing tho... chestnuts are darker brownish tint, and sorrel red, but I always end up saying chestnut no matter, lol....

    And you have ur own style, and that's what I like. Its simple and not overdone!
         
        08-31-2011, 04:45 AM
      #13
    Trained
    Mane looks like flaxen with sooty to me. It's a pretty common expression.
         
        08-31-2011, 05:02 AM
      #14
    Yearling
    Maybe not in this part of WV, lol... Chiilaa, I was going to tag you just bc I knew u'd know! Haha
         
        08-31-2011, 05:06 AM
      #15
    Yearling
    Yup! Ur right as always! Googled it, lol! Case solved!
         
        08-31-2011, 05:09 AM
      #16
    Trained
    Rofl

    It's usually more common in ponies, but then, most things are. A grey mane on a chestnut is generally thought to be flaxen with sooty over the top.

    ETA: I'm not always right lol
         
        08-31-2011, 05:10 AM
      #17
    Yearling
    But like bubba13, ur not afraid to say when ur not sure! That's why I like to have you answer! LOL!
         
        08-31-2011, 05:12 AM
      #18
    Yearling
    Have you ever seen whorls like that before? It hard to brush that guy, lol... it feels like ur going against the fur, so you brush the other way, then its running a different way, lol
         
        08-31-2011, 05:14 AM
      #19
    Trained
    Can you circle the whorls in a pic? I can't really make them out?
         
        08-31-2011, 05:19 AM
      #20
    Yearling
    HMmmmm....ur asking me to use my brain.... I'll try... Wait I have a good one of his neck!
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