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post #11 of 21 Old 02-07-2012, 10:43 PM
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I'll take pictures of all of them
Actually I have all but the one I want you to see
Which one? I have pics of almost all the horses at the barn lol I'm also finding it ridiculous that I have NO clue who you are talking about
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post #12 of 21 Old 02-08-2012, 05:45 AM Thread Starter
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post #13 of 21 Old 02-08-2012, 09:31 AM
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You'd know if she was a grey, horses don't grey out at 9, it starts young but goes slower on some horses than it does others.

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post #14 of 21 Old 02-08-2012, 01:20 PM
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lol I'm not sure I've seen him without his blanket Him and Charlotte are the only ones I don't have pics of...wait, I have the pics you took of Bella and Charlotte
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post #15 of 21 Old 02-08-2012, 08:29 PM
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You'd know if she was a grey, horses don't grey out at 9, it starts young but goes slower on some horses than it does others.
Actually, interestingly, there is a line of PRE horses that are all greying really late, and really slowly. They have tested to be grey.

This is a picture family tree of the horses involved (not my picture, just a really good one to share).


Disclaimer: Not at all implying that the OP's horse is grey, just sharing a cool horse that is

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post #16 of 21 Old 02-08-2012, 08:33 PM Thread Starter
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That's really awesome, actually! Hahah
I wish I knew more about my horse's past. All I know is that her mommy died during labor and she was hand raised.

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post #17 of 21 Old 02-08-2012, 08:35 PM Thread Starter
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I'd say she's just a plain bay. Bay roams look like this:
http://www.whitehorseproductions.com...s/roan_bay.jpg

The white hairs may be grey coming in but I could be wrong. Do you know her parents colors at all? Does she have a face marking? If so do you have a picture? I've noticed that a lot of greys will have a blurry look to face markings. Her tail should have some white in it too if she were graying.
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I know that a horse doesn't have to be THAT white to be considered a roan. I'm assuming that would apply to bays too. I dunno. I've seen a lot of roans and they were all super different with the amount of white.
Maybe to be TRULY considered a roan they have to be that white?

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To be considered a true (classic) roan, they need a copy of the roan gene. That's all.

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post #19 of 21 Old 02-08-2012, 08:51 PM Thread Starter
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Ahh. That can be tested for right?

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post #20 of 21 Old 02-08-2012, 08:54 PM
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Yup. And while Standies do have roan, I don't think your girl does.

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