Can Standardbreds have dapples? Not like a dapple grey, but like a colour like brown or bay with some darker dapples on the back or under the tail. Because the thing is: when I got my brown gelding, Luca, he was just regular brown, even during summer (he actually turns bay in winter). But today, (it's getting colder and the horses are getting a little bit fluffier) I noticed that on his back he has beautiful, darker brown dapples. His back is currently a bit lighter brown than the rest of his body because his winter coat is slowly growing and the dapples are a bit darker than the rest of his body and melting into the rest of his coat. I never knew he had dapples! I don't have a picture of his dapples but here's one of him what he normally looks like. Just imagine his back a little bit lighter on the top and some darker dapples on his back.
Is this normal among Standardbreds? He's 6 years old, by the way.