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    05-10-2012, 08:46 AM
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Suz
Foal
Question Anyone know the colour of my boy

Unusual colour, unknown breed.

This is my eventer, his name is Raffles
I was told he was a TB when I bought him. But I don't believe he can be a TB with his colours as there are no dilutes in the TB gene.
His colour: bright chestnut, black points, white socks, black/flaxen mane and tail, blaze and white splodge on cheek.
His brand is script W over inverted wings, 3 over 6 (Australian brand)
His mane is not sun bleached as he is covered 24/7 .

Any ideas on breed or colour?!??! Would love to know!
I have been telling people he is some sort of paint

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    05-10-2012, 09:00 AM
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Suz
Foal
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    05-10-2012, 09:56 AM
  #3
Foal
He's so cool! Silver bay? I agree he's not a pure TB, but looks like he has a lot of TB in him, I love his white cheek!
     
    05-10-2012, 09:57 AM
  #4
Foal
He looks a lot like the AQHA I ride... His forelock is so cool. Gorgeous boy!!
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    05-10-2012, 10:00 AM
  #5
Trained
My first thought would be to check out if he is TB or not. Give the Australian Stud Book a call, and they should be able to check if the brand is a TB one. If it is, they will even be able to tell you what his registered name is.

I am inclined to think he is wild bay if he is TB. If he isn't a TB, then I have a few other guesses, but don't want to go out on a limb yet.

For what it's worth, we do have cream dilution in Australian TBs now. It's come from the US, and there are a few studs that stand diluted stallions. However, I don't think it's very common yet, and it's probably not the cause if he is a TB.
     
    05-10-2012, 10:01 AM
  #6
Trained
Please post some untacked side (conformation type) pictures.
     
    05-10-2012, 10:17 AM
  #7
Suz
Foal
Thank you everyone. Yes I was thinking silver bay however he seems way too red for that as all the photos on google are very dark and have white/golden mains, unlike Raffles who seems to have black in there as well. I have been on the ASB website and I don't think they have a record of his brand but giving them a call is always a good idea!

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    05-10-2012, 10:20 AM
  #8
Trained
He definitely looks like a TB to me, with those shark fin withers lmao.
     
    05-10-2012, 10:21 AM
  #9
Suz
Foal
If it helps he's 15.3hh, 12yr old
He has flecks of white through his rear end
Has the movement of a stock horse
Very good jumper
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    05-10-2012, 10:27 AM
  #10
Suz
Foal
Another one :)
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