Originally Posted by Faceman
Sinister, conventional roans are not necessarily born solid - most are not. Appy varnish roans may or may not be born solid, but as with greys there are almost always subtle indicators on "solid" foals that they are actually varnish roans. Of course unless one or both parents are homozygous, there is always a chance a foal may be a true solid...
Oh, the two roans I've owned and seen when they were born were both solid except they both had the "skunk" tail so I just figured that was the same with all roans.