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    10-22-2011, 12:18 AM
  #1
Weanling
Brown or Bay

I got her in the middle of summer all bleached out and faded except her black legs and ears. The breeder called her a bay and I assumed she was until her winter coat came in. I have never been around a true brown, but the light muzzle is listed as a trait so now I am wondering what color my horse is. What do you think and how can I tell?
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    10-22-2011, 12:32 AM
  #2
Weanling
Bays usually have black manes/tails,lower legs and noses. If he's changing colours frequently as time goes by, I'd definitely say brown.
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    10-22-2011, 12:58 AM
  #3
Banned
Brown. She has the light red/fawn points on the muzzle, belly, and hindquarters.
     
    10-22-2011, 01:08 AM
  #4
Weanling
Thanks guys! Like I said, I've never been around a brown before lol and trying to look at pics online and compare them to her to figure it out was giving me a headache because of all the variants and interpretations.
     
    10-22-2011, 02:17 AM
  #5
Trained
Brown can and do have black legs and mane and tail. A bay won't get lighter on the muzzle and flank, brown will.
     
    10-22-2011, 03:26 PM
  #6
Trained
Very much brown.

And like Chiilaa said, there can be light browns that look very bay with their obvious black points, but are actually brown.
     
    10-22-2011, 04:06 PM
  #7
Yearling
Brown. The coloring of her muzzle definitely pegs her as one.
     
    10-22-2011, 08:54 PM
  #8
Foal
Just for my own curiosity--do you have pics of the parents?
     
    10-22-2011, 09:05 PM
  #9
Trained
Can I ask why you are wanting to see the parents Cricket?
     
    10-22-2011, 09:07 PM
  #10
Foal
Mainly because the youngster looks a lot like a friends brown with creme (only tested for creme, not brown)...so was curious to see if he had a creme parent or not :)
     

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