Bella - My Paint Registered Quarter Horse. - Page 3 - The Horse Forum

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #21 of 32 Old 10-21-2011, 07:28 AM
Trained
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 6,132
• Horses: 0
rbarlo - If you are going to tout him as a roan and use him as an example of a roan, you need to have a picture that shows him as roan. Being as you don't, we can only see that he does not look roan.
NdAppy is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #22 of 32 Old 10-21-2011, 10:58 AM
Foal
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 220
• Horses: 2
I can't even see a picture of him! And I would love to.

Sometimes there are exceptions as to what a horse should look like for what it is.

Edit to add:
What about this guy? If you just took a quick look, would you say yes or no to roan? He IS a true/classic roan btw...just doesn't have normal expression of it. I've seen him in person several times.

http://i1082.photobucket.com/albums/...oPony/roan.jpg

Last edited by BlackCricket; 10-21-2011 at 11:02 AM.
BlackCricket is offline  
post #23 of 32 Old 10-21-2011, 11:15 AM
Foal
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 220
• Horses: 2
and not saying her pony is a special case like that...just that it happens. Heck, I can't even see his picture..LOL
BlackCricket is offline  
post #24 of 32 Old 10-21-2011, 11:57 AM
Trained
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 6,132
• Horses: 0
Blackcricket - I don't like to make observations horse's colors off of one picture, and wouldn't say more on the one you posted other than he is a buckskin. The best way to say for sure what color a horse is outside of testing is to have many pictures over the course of a year and in different lights. This is to see the coat in winter and summer as well as low and high lights. Most horses though, do not need that many pictures to get an idea of their true color.

To see the pony in question >> Star the horse
NdAppy is offline  
post #25 of 32 Old 10-21-2011, 12:03 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Shetland, Scotland, UK
Posts: 1,381
• Horses: 6
not the best pic of him

And his dad (think he's a "true" roam)

Never judge a book by their cover, also never judge a pony by their height. They tend to be big personalities in little packages.
mirriedancersshetlands.weebly.com/
rbarlo32 is offline  
post #26 of 32 Old 10-21-2011, 12:19 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 6,132
• Horses: 0
And that right there is a perfect example of why I say pictures from different times of the year.
NdAppy is offline  
post #27 of 32 Old 10-21-2011, 01:43 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 220
• Horses: 2
if I could find more pictures of that horse in various times of the year I would post them. I've seen him at various times and he just looks buckskin, no matter what time of the year (he lives just up the road from me, and at one point I had a horse at their barn for training and they run a local 4-H club I helped out with for a while). His sire was the same way, roan, but not a typical expression of it.
BlackCricket is offline  
post #28 of 32 Old 10-21-2011, 01:46 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 6,132
• Horses: 0
Those tend to be the exception to the rules. Always a few out there. Hence why it is said that it is not typical.
NdAppy is offline  
post #29 of 32 Old 10-21-2011, 01:52 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 220
• Horses: 2
yup. I think it is common with this particular line of horses with that buckskin. I never would have known he was roan had I not seen a handful of his weanling true roan foals and their solid bay and chestnut dams!
His name is Sunfrost Bronsin and his sire is PC Bronsin.

I hate judging color from winter pictures of horses the most--especially roans as they get so much darker usually!
BlackCricket is offline  
post #30 of 32 Old 10-21-2011, 02:19 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: North Dakota
Posts: 5,582
• Horses: 2
Palominos and buckskins tend to be harder to identify as roan unless they are very obvious because they usually have lighter hairs, so it makes them just look lighter overall.

Rbarlo, the reason your pony has lighter legs is because he has a chestnut base and their legs tend to get lighter as they go down.
Poseidon is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Registered Quarter Horses katieandduke Horse Breeds 6 09-06-2010 11:29 PM
Can a Pinto be Paint registered? Macslady Horse Breeds 3 04-02-2010 05:18 AM
Registered paint horse for sale Phantomcolt18 Horses for Sale 6 12-21-2009 10:06 PM
What do you look for in a paint or quarter horse conformation wise?? shermanismybaby3006 Horse Riding Critique 17 11-21-2008 05:48 PM
Bay Quarter Horse- 2 yr old- FS- registered derbyhillsranch Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 01-26-2008 02:38 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome