There are basically four color combos in appys.. obviously the PATN gene can cuase variations of these colors.. but there is
Leopard.. LP/lp (shows spots, striped hooves, mottled skin)
Fewspot/snowcap... LP/LP ( can NEVER have a solid noncharacteristic horse... does NOT have hoof stripes and may or may not have mottled skin..)
Solid Non Characteristic... lp/lp (solid hooves, no mottling)
There are obviously variations of colors within these genetics.. roaning, etc.
I'll bet this guy has never had a solid NC horse. Because im pretty dang confident he is LP/LP.