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    11-09-2013, 11:24 PM
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Yearling
Bay or brown roan?

Hi all! So I finally took time to read and look over my lease horse's papers today and I saw that they list her color as a bay roan. She's my first roan, and I'm a complete beginner to colors and genetics, but I think she looks like a brown? I was just wondering what you all had to think about her coloring. I can get better pictures tomorrow, if needed. Also, I'm brand new to appys. What pattern is she? Varnish roan maybe? Her ears are brown, and her legs look black but are a really deep brown.



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    11-09-2013, 11:30 PM
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Yearling
Brown for sure. Varnish as well - you got it right!
     
    11-09-2013, 11:30 PM
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Weanling
Yep, she's a brown, welcome to the BAB club :)

As far as what she's got going on, all I see is varnish roan but i'm not an appy expert.
     
    11-09-2013, 11:31 PM
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Showing
Brown varnish roan, I'd guess. Cute girl.
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    11-09-2013, 11:31 PM
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Yearling
Whoo! I'm proud of myself! I've been trying to read up and learn but dang, colors are more complicated than I previously thought.
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    11-10-2013, 12:06 AM
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Showing
LOL, they certainly do get very....in depth.

I agree though, brown with varnish roan. She might also be carrying some other appy pattern to cause the larger white splotchy markings on her rump but I wouldn't even venture a guess what that pattern might be.

She's a gorgeous girl.
     
    11-10-2013, 12:08 AM
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Yearling
Her papers just say "spots over hips". I like that, nice and simple.

And thanks for the compliments on her! I'm pretty much in love with her.
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    11-10-2013, 02:13 AM
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Started
Definitely brown without a doubt!
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