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post #11 of 18 Old 09-19-2011, 06:30 PM Thread Starter
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Oh and is fleabitten common amongst greys?
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post #12 of 18 Old 09-19-2011, 06:30 PM
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Yes, I'm asking Kaylee.

Yes, fleabitten is fairly common among grays, especially Arabians.

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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.

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Interesting, since Lippizans generally gray out completely.

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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.
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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.

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Yep, they either have black fleabites or brown fleabites. My gelding had the brown ones.

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post #18 of 18 Old 09-19-2011, 06:40 PM Thread Starter
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seriously though this little filly has come so far!

I wish I knew her sire.
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