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post #1 of 20 Old 11-09-2011, 03:32 PM Thread Starter
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Any idea his coloring?

so im guessing hes red roan with a leopard blanket but wanted other opinions. i cant wait til spring when his coat sheds. hes gonna be stunning
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post #2 of 20 Old 11-09-2011, 03:44 PM
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Chestnut/sorrel varnish roan. Probably had a blanket at one point with those spots, but obviously doesn't now.
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post #3 of 20 Old 11-09-2011, 04:09 PM Thread Starter
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Guess the vet didnt even know what he was his coggins says red roan with a leopard blanket :s


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Well he isn't a leopard. He'll get whiter and whiter every year, but it is not grey. That is the varnish (LP gene) at work. Like I said, I bet he was born with a blanket and has varnished to this point. *shrugs* Vets usually aren't the most up to date on horse color genetics.
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so im guessing hell eventually turn white and just have those spots on him bum left?


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He'll probably look more like a flea-bitten gray but keep his red legs, mane, and spots.
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post #7 of 20 Old 11-09-2011, 04:41 PM Thread Starter
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boo:( there goes my loudly colored horse! hehe


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His spots he will keep if they haven't varnished yet. Varnish tends to not affect spots (grey erases them). It is more apt to reveal more spots than it is to erase them.
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then hell just look like a leopard? how weird ! lol


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post #10 of 20 Old 11-09-2011, 04:54 PM
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My mare Phoenix is the same as your guy.

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