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        03-13-2013, 03:47 PM
      #51
    Yearling
    I'm going to take my good camera down and see if I can get better pics of all parties
         
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        03-13-2013, 04:06 PM
      #52
    Trained
    That would be the best idea.
         
        03-13-2013, 05:01 PM
      #53
    Started
    Indeed! Can't wait for more pics!!!
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        03-13-2013, 06:23 PM
      #54
    Foal
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    Originally Posted by NdAppy    
    There is no way for that foal to be a double cream and to have double cream caused blue eyes. Not with having a sorrel/chestnut dam.
    I don't think the dam is chestnut. I think she's either smoky brown or smokey black (with smoky black being the likely of the two IMO)
         
        03-13-2013, 08:05 PM
      #55
    Trained
    I wouldn't hazard a guess on her color because of the bad lighting in a stall. I was going off of the comment of the op of her being red.
         
        03-14-2013, 05:02 AM
      #56
    Foal
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    Originally Posted by NdAppy    
    I wouldn't hazard a guess on her color because of the bad lighting in a stall. I was going off of the comment of the op of her being red.
    It's not really based on the mare herself, but rather that I think this foal is double dilute and that would make mom a single dilute.

    And she looks incredibly dark in the few bad photos with a lot of white. Very easy and very common for horses like that to get registered red based.
         
        03-14-2013, 09:11 AM
      #57
    Trained
    She didn't say she was registered as a red though -

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    Originally Posted by EmsTNWalkers    
    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

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        03-14-2013, 05:24 PM
      #58
    Foal
    Whether she's registered as red or her owners just think she's liver. Both are incredibly common especially if she's "liver."
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        03-14-2013, 05:33 PM
      #59
    Foal
    And I can't tell you how many times I've seen "I bred my single dilute to a non dilute what colors can I get?" And out pops a double dilute. I've even seen "I bred two non dilutes what color can I get?" And out pops a double dilute.

    Ill take a foal color over what an owner calls a color or what a registry calls a color because they have proven to be wrong a lot.
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        03-14-2013, 05:41 PM
      #60
    Trained
    Which is why we're waiting for new pictures.

    And I really can't imagine the scenarios you've put up being so common that you can't tell us how many times you've seen that.
         

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