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    09-19-2011, 06:30 PM
Green Broke
Oh and is fleabitten common amongst greys?
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    09-19-2011, 06:30 PM
Yes, I'm asking Kaylee.

Yes, fleabitten is fairly common among grays, especially Arabians.
    09-19-2011, 06:30 PM
The sire was 13. My girl Relana is 4. Barra is 9. They are Lippy/Andalusian/TB crosses. There are even more the same color. Yes they do get some grey hairs in the mane and tail but they never go fully white.
    09-19-2011, 06:32 PM
Interesting, since Lippizans generally gray out completely.
    09-19-2011, 06:33 PM
Green Broke
Okay,thats what I thought. I rode this grey arab(seems to be a very popular color with arabs). And she was a black fleabitten.
    09-19-2011, 06:35 PM
Yes I know the Lippizans do fully grey out but they have Andalusian and TB in their lines too so I guess that's what makes the colors.
    09-19-2011, 06:35 PM
Yep, they either have black fleabites or brown fleabites. My gelding had the brown ones.
    09-19-2011, 06:40 PM
Green Broke
Seriously though this little filly has come so far!

I wish I knew her sire.

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