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Bamber: Grullo or Smoky Bay pinto?

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    08-31-2011, 10:00 PM
  #11
Weanling
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Originally Posted by Poseidon    
Do you happen to know what his parents are? That would narrow it down quite a bit.

His dam was much like him, only a smidge lighter in color. Almost a buckskin? His sire died earlier this year, bit if I'm not mistaken the owner's said he was a Palomino. He had his half-sister on site, and she looked almost palomino paint.

It's hard to see, but the three are here. His dam, Atreyu, half-sister (?), and Bamber. I wish I'd have taken more pictures when I went to the go-see. :/

     
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    08-31-2011, 10:14 PM
  #12
Green Broke
Based on that picture and what you just said I'm going to say he is a sooty buckskin.
     
    08-31-2011, 10:58 PM
  #13
Weanling
Maybe a smoky black?
     
    08-31-2011, 11:04 PM
  #14
Trained
Smoky black doesn't look any different than fading black. Genetic testing is the only way to be 100% for smoky black, you can't look at a horse and see any difference.
     
    08-31-2011, 11:10 PM
  #15
Trained
Looks like a dark buckskin or a brownskin to me.
     
    08-31-2011, 11:45 PM
  #16
Foal
Agree with NDappy, my money's on sooty/smutty buckskin. I think by smoky bay you mean buckskin?
     
    08-31-2011, 11:46 PM
  #17
Yearling
Definately a buckskin. (tobiano if you are currious about the pattern)

And definitely not a grullo.
     
    09-01-2011, 12:40 AM
  #18
Weanling
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Originally Posted by Gremmy    
Agree with NDappy, my money's on sooty/smutty buckskin. I think by smoky bay you mean buckskin?

I think what I meant is Sooty, not smoky. Lol My boss has a horse, registered dark bay, who has been called a "sooty" bay; they're similar, so that's what I thought of.
     
    09-06-2011, 09:05 PM
  #19
Weanling
Dug up some more pictures; any more opinions are appreciated. :) He does have a dorsal stripe, too. (I'm told buckskin's do not have the stripe?)







     
    09-06-2011, 09:10 PM
  #20
Trained
The one pic where you see his dorsal, it doesn't look like a dun made dorsal but countershading to me.


Here is a good example - Two are dun, one is countershading... Which is the countershading?
     

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