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    04-11-2012, 07:58 PM
  #1
Green Broke
Smile Brindle or Roan?

So I have a Grulla Nokota horse filly named Spirit. My mom and I cannot figure out wether she's a brindle or a roan... She has shoulder bars and zebra stripes on her legs, and a dorsal stripe that also runs directly under her stomach. She has the roan/brindle on her neck, barrel, and rump. It seems to kinda fade in and out a bit depending on the time of year.
I am new to this and am not sure how to post pics, but a while back I made a video showing her and her colour, so here's a link to that.
     
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    04-11-2012, 08:00 PM
  #2
Trained
Definitely NOT bridle. I don't see roan.

She's GREY!!! :-D She started greying up on her face and then down her neck. And you can DEFINITELY tell by the color of her tail. The bottom half has greyed out.
MN Tigerstripes and Piaffe like this.
     
    04-11-2012, 08:03 PM
  #3
Showing
I'm not an expert, but she is definitely not brindle. Generally speaking, the barring/brindling on a true brindle horse will be very defined and obvious, and won't fade in and out with the seasons.
     
    04-11-2012, 08:05 PM
  #4
Weanling
Definately NOT a brindle I would say more a blue roan or Blue dun Grulla but definitely not a brindle brindle is very unique pattern

     
    04-11-2012, 08:09 PM
  #5
Green Broke
Okay, thank you. And honestly I would say she is at least a roan, because she does have patterned striping over her body... It's really hard to get a pic of on cameras though
     
    04-11-2012, 08:14 PM
  #6
Started
To me she looks like a greying out (pretty quickly!) grulla. I don't see any brindling or roaning to be honest. Sometimes while greys are in the process of lightening they go through "roan" looking stage. I think your girl will be light grey in a few years. She is a cutie!
     
    04-11-2012, 08:14 PM
  #7
Trained
Roan does not cause stripes. Do you know what color her parents were or better yet, do you have pictures?

Ill bet her base color is black, plus dun which is grulla. Plus grey.
     
    04-11-2012, 08:16 PM
  #8
Weanling
Roaning is not striping. Roaning is white hairs over a base color. I'm sure the color experts can explain it better. She looks like she is graying out to me though
     
    04-11-2012, 08:18 PM
  #9
Weanling
She is extremely cute, where do Nokota's come from? Never heard of them until now.
     
    04-11-2012, 08:24 PM
  #10
Green Broke
Okay. And I don't have a pic of her mom, but I have a pic of what I think is her dad. Im not sure how to get it on here.
Here is a link to the ranch she came from. These are some of her siblings, and the picture of the baby nosing the guy IS actually her...
Nokotas Of The Crazy R
     

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