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    12-30-2012, 07:28 PM
  #1
Foal
Beautiful black and white appy

Saw this horse at a show, he's stunning!!! Is there any specific name given to this color appy?
     
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    12-30-2012, 07:33 PM
  #2
Weanling
Omg, it looks like cookies and cream. Haha. No idea, but it's stunning.
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    12-30-2012, 07:42 PM
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Trained
I want to say I read from someone smarter than myself that there isn't known genetics to distinguish the Appy patterns, just a different physical blanket pattern. But I know nothing and don't pretend to! Lol.
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    12-30-2012, 07:45 PM
  #4
Weanling
Oh my gosh wow!!! Gorgeous appy :) my mare 'sort' of have a pattern like this and we call her a varnish roan with spotted blanket. And what's with this appy's hair? He has an amazing thick mane! Beautiful!!
     
    12-30-2012, 08:00 PM
  #5
Trained
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Originally Posted by riccil0ve    
I want to say I read from someone smarter than myself that there isn't known genetics to distinguish the Appy patterns, just a different physical blanket pattern. But I know nothing and don't pretend to! Lol.
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Not exactly true. Most people that are into genetics agree that there are two different genes that cause appy patterns - LP and PATN. Some theorise that there are two different PATNs, PATN1 and PATN2, but I don't know enough about appies to go that far lol. Basically, LP causes spots, PATN causes white. So this horse has one copy of LP - causing the spots, but only one, as two copies make no spots again (confusing, I know lol). He also has one copy of PATN I think - a small white blanket, but with two copies you would expect more white, as in a leopard.

Please remember appies are not my forte lol. ND or Face could give more info than me, should they happen upon this.

OP - I would call him a black spotted blanket with varnish roan. A mouthful, but seems fairly accurate looking at him.
     
    12-30-2012, 08:05 PM
  #6
Banned
The overwhelming odds are he will color out to be a phenotypic leopard...
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    12-30-2012, 08:06 PM
  #7
Weanling
****! That appy actually has hair!
     
    12-31-2012, 03:00 AM
  #8
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Originally Posted by Canterklutz    
****! That appy actually has hair!
Lol sometimes appy's have hair I see one here and there lol. Bit that appy is at a show I'm calling extensions on the tail.
     
    12-31-2012, 10:02 AM
  #9
Trained
I'm not. There are plenty of appies that have full manes and tails these days...
     
    12-31-2012, 10:07 AM
  #10
Trained
Like this guy -

Imaginate -


^^^ That's 100% pasture condition.
     

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