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post #11 of 40 Old 01-22-2012, 08:24 PM
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lol like i said i google it and thats what came up :) got to love google
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post #12 of 40 Old 01-22-2012, 08:24 PM Thread Starter
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She is bay, she has the black mane&tail, black points, and in the pictures below you can see her black muzzle better. :)


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post #13 of 40 Old 01-22-2012, 08:28 PM
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Actually, she is a brown. Brown is a mutation of the bay gene, so it still has the black points - mane and tail, legs, ears and muzzle. The difference is the pale in her 'soft' points - behind the muzzle and in the flank. She is clearly paler in these areas.
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post #14 of 40 Old 01-22-2012, 08:33 PM
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Exactly what Chiilaa said.

It's all an agouti thing. Bay, brown and wild bay are all versions of agouti.
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post #15 of 40 Old 01-23-2012, 01:28 AM
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Id say either a Bay snow cap or a bay with a leopard blanket...she's beautiful.!(:
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post #16 of 40 Old 01-23-2012, 02:59 AM
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I was told my mare has a blanket with spots and is varnish and they look very similar to each other (minus base color) so I would say your horse has a blanket with spots and varnish coloring.
love her btw
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post #17 of 40 Old 01-23-2012, 03:21 AM
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might I add a question here?
When appies that have the blanket w/ spots and varnish grey out do they keep the spots? My mare has gotten 3-5 new spots in the 5 months I have had her.
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post #18 of 40 Old 01-23-2012, 03:39 AM
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Spots uncovered by varnish will stay the base colour

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post #19 of 40 Old 01-23-2012, 09:08 AM
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Varnish is not greying. it is a completely different process.
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post #20 of 40 Old 01-23-2012, 09:45 AM
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Bay roan with a spotted blanket......... the horse may roan more with age, I have had apps change colors with the seasons, sorrel with a snowcap blanket that turned almost completely white in the winter...
That is the best part of owning a App ,There is not two the same.........
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