Any ideas on possible foal color? - The Horse Forum
 53Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 201 Old 03-10-2013, 06:39 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Texas
Posts: 949
• Horses: 0
Any ideas on possible foal color?

My mare is due to foal any time, and the anticipation of what she's hiding in there is killing me! I don't know history on either her or the studs parents as far as coloration goes. My mare is a buckskin tobiano, and the stud is a spotted black. Well, he's not even really black, it's more of a deep charcoal color. He has fathered palominos, spotted, a sorrel (mare was sorel spotted) and just recently a foal that looks either champagne or a smoky cream maybe. Not sure because the mare is a devil and I can't get close to see in the stall.

Mare

Delilah2.jpg


Stud

1336688748268-1.jpg

1336688752444-1.jpg
EmsTNWalkers is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 201 Old 03-10-2013, 06:47 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Texas
Posts: 949
• Horses: 0
Also, would the stud be considered tobiano?
EmsTNWalkers is offline  
post #3 of 201 Old 03-10-2013, 06:52 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 85
• Horses: 4
You can use this to get an idea of what color the foal may be Color Calculator

Mama is very pretty!! Please post pictures when baby arrives!!

A dapple a day keeps the doctor away!
LeighLovesLongears is offline  
post #4 of 201 Old 03-10-2013, 06:58 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Iowa
Posts: 224
• Horses: 1
I'm curious, was the mother of the palomino a palomino or cremello herself? Because if not, I'm going to say he's smokey black. If so, depending on her genes you could get (based on my research because cream fascinates me. The color experts here probably know a lot more than me):
Definite possibilities just based on their appearances (Provided he's smokey black):
bay
buckskin
perlino
If she's a carrier for sorrel:
sorrel
palomino
cremello
If she's a carrier for black:
black
smokey black
smokey cream
^My guesses but like I said before, I've only dabbled in color research and I have absolutely no idea when it comes to spots
Kati is offline  
post #5 of 201 Old 03-10-2013, 08:55 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 6,132
• Horses: 0
the mare has to carry at least one black allele Kati. She's a buckskin.

What color was the palomino foal's dam?

Do you have any better pics of the sire?
smrobs likes this.
NdAppy is offline  
post #6 of 201 Old 03-10-2013, 09:40 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Texas
Posts: 949
• Horses: 0
The mother of the palomino was not a cremello or palomino. I can't remember which mare had that one, it was definitely a spotted mare because that's all he has. So she was either liver, sorrel, or black. All spotted. I'm going to post a pic of a foal of his that was just born also.

But here's another pic of the stallion. Sorry It's not that good, he wouldn't stand still and the lighting was crappy.

2013-03-10_11-24-29_860.jpg
EmsTNWalkers is offline  
post #7 of 201 Old 03-10-2013, 09:42 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Texas
Posts: 949
• Horses: 0
Here's the foal of his that was just born. The mother is a spotted liver. I don't even know what you would call this color! But it's really pretty and different

2013-03-09_17-35-02_121.jpg
EmsTNWalkers is offline  
post #8 of 201 Old 03-10-2013, 09:46 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Texas
Posts: 949
• Horses: 0
The black that's on the stallion is not a regular black. It's lighter like a charcoal or something. And he's kept stalled so I know for a fact he isn't sun bleached. He is actually more white than anything else. Would he still be considered tobiano then?
EmsTNWalkers is offline  
post #9 of 201 Old 03-10-2013, 09:51 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 6,132
• Horses: 0
Yes he is still tobiano.

what I am trying to see on him is a head shot from the side. The last pic of him in the first post makes me think that he might be brown and not black, but that could be a trick of lighting.

If that foal is out of a red mare then it can't be a smokey cream as that is a double dilute. Red based diluted once is palomino and twice is cremello.
NdAppy is offline  
post #10 of 201 Old 03-10-2013, 09:59 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Texas
Posts: 949
• Horses: 0
He definitely isn't brown. It's like a light black, dark charcoal color. I'll try to get a few better pics of him tomorrow.

Are you talking about the foal who's picture I posted? So what color is it? The mare is a spotted liver.

OMG how do you know all this!
EmsTNWalkers is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Normal Stool In One Day Old Foal?? AND Foal Color Chelley Horse Health 8 05-20-2012 01:37 AM
Foal Color, help me guess what color he'll shed out.. frogtree Horse Breeding 11 04-25-2012 11:29 PM
Foal names ideas! howrsegirl123 Horse Talk 9 03-26-2012 01:04 PM
*Foal did not make it* - Foal due soon! Color/sex guesses? Poco1220 Horse Breeding 185 07-28-2011 08:16 PM
Foal Name Ideas? JazperTheEventer Horse Breeding 9 02-08-2011 09:35 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome