Calico Palomino?
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics > Horse Colors and Genetics

Calico Palomino?

This is a discussion on Calico Palomino? within the Horse Colors and Genetics forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category
  • Calico tobiano horse
  • Cream chimera horse

Like Tree1Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    10-08-2011, 02:44 PM
  #1
Foal
Calico Palomino?

Alright, so I'm curious. What causes the Calico Palomino coloring? Is it a chimera or what? I've only really seen 2 horses have it. My filly, Tansy, and this colt named Chaos. Do you guys have any other pics of it?
Chaos:


These pics of Tansy are the very first shots I took of her before she was in my possession this winter. Keep that in mind.

I don't really have any good shots that show off her odd spots:






The spots are more prominant in the winter, though you can see them pretty well in her spring coat that's why I am using the shots above.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    10-08-2011, 07:18 PM
  #2
Trained
As far as we know, calico isn't caused by chimera. It only occurs in horses with a cream gene, and some patches of the horse don't go cream. Everyone tends to agree that there is something going on that switches off the cream gene in certain places, and that is how you get a calico.
     
    10-09-2011, 03:51 PM
  #3
Foal
Ahh, Choas. The infamous calico colt.
     
    10-10-2011, 01:14 PM
  #4
Green Broke
That is beyond awesome looking...
     
    10-10-2011, 01:19 PM
  #5
Weanling
You again....LOL...and the over priced grade "purtiful so he's work 8K" horse
     
    10-10-2011, 01:21 PM
  #6
Yearling
Does this count as tri color :)
     
    10-10-2011, 03:42 PM
  #7
Green Broke
Tri color would be white, with say bay or sorrell and black . Never heard of Calico before .. she just looks to have darker palo color in some places.
Chimera is more of a brindle type from what I have heard.
     
    10-10-2011, 04:14 PM
  #8
Foal
From what I understand, almost all the horses with calico are cream + tobiano. This thread has some more pictures and links to pictures.

Calico Tobiano | Equine Color Genetics
     
    10-10-2011, 09:01 PM
  #9
Trained
Quote:
Originally Posted by stevenson    
tri color would be white, with say bay or sorrell and black . Never heard of Calico before .. she just looks to have darker palo color in some places.
Chimera is more of a brindle type from what I have heard.
Tricolour isn't a bay and white pinto. Part of the bay colouring is black points, so the horse is bay and white. Not three colours, just two.
Wallaby likes this.
     
    10-10-2011, 09:19 PM
  #10
Foal
Me again? Or are you referring to chaos? Tansy is worth like $300 if that XD
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
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:

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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Calico trailers anyone? kitten_Val Horse Trailers 2 03-07-2011 01:30 PM
Does anyone know anything about Calico Trailers? Vannah Horse Trailers 0 01-24-2011 12:21 AM
Calico trailers.... OzarkGrey Horse Trailers 0 03-18-2010 11:54 AM
Palomino ojoazule13 Horse Breeds 11 01-21-2009 06:44 PM
Here is my Palomino BrookeWookie Horse Pictures 10 12-02-2007 09:57 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:45 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0