Flea bitten in jumper\eventing world? - Page 2
   

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

Flea bitten in jumper\eventing world?

This is a discussion on Flea bitten in jumper\eventing world? within the Horse Colors and Genetics forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category

    Like Tree8Likes

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        08-14-2013, 12:30 PM
      #11
    Green Broke
    If I came across someone who called a fleabitten gray a "gray roan" I would smile politely, but would then would be much more likely to discard the person's other statements and opinions.
    Tryst and EliRose like this.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        08-14-2013, 01:22 PM
      #12
    Green Broke
    I have 2 red flea bitten greys. One is 18 arab one is 32 tb and the only time they look white is in winter and from a distance. A grey will turn white over time. I have not seen the flea bittens turn white as the other greys tend to. Both of mine are registered as grey.
    And by the way.. that's a very pretty horse !
         
        08-14-2013, 01:28 PM
      #13
    Green Broke
    It would be more like a reverse roan anyway, since the flecking is in the darker color, not white, lol.

    I have a flea bitten grey that is a paint, that started out black and white, and he did hunters. He fit right in. I would think with jumpers/eventing, that it would be even more about ability than appearance. In the hunter world, appearance is half of everything, it seems.
         
        01-12-2014, 06:06 PM
      #14
    Foal
    Grey flea bitten horses are very beautiful! My horse is a 17 year old grey flea-bitten Holsteiner he has had a very long career in show jumping and is the best horse I've ever met. And I agree with Bridgertrot I wouldn't call it grey roan because that is not what they are!
         
        01-12-2014, 08:05 PM
      #15
    Super Moderator
    I've certainly ridden my share of greys of all colors over my lifetime. The stallion in my avatar was homozygous for grey and EVERYTHING he produced was some sort of grey. For a while there, it was odd for me to not be riding some kind of grey.

    Other than the problem of keeping them clean, I like them just fine. Sometimes nothing stands out like a sparkling clean grey......and nothing stands out like a nasty dirty grey!
         
        01-13-2014, 10:18 AM
      #16
    Foal
    Quote:
    Other than the problem of keeping them clean, I like them just fine. Sometimes nothing stands out like a sparkling clean grey......and nothing stands out like a nasty dirty grey!
    That is soooo true!! Allison Finch
         
        01-13-2014, 10:43 AM
      #17
    Foal
    Some people that don't know what a flea bitten gray looks like ask me if my mare is a Appaloosa.... She a big dutch Warmblood. She's still beautiful even though she gets more spots every year. She was an eventer by the way:)
    Posted via Mobile Device
         

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Hunter Jumper converted to Eventing Horatio Horse Riding Critique 3 03-03-2013 10:37 AM
    APHA flea bitten gray mare TerciopeladoCaballo Horse Conformation Critique 13 01-12-2013 05:57 PM
    Bad pony! Anybody want a world class jumper? Nightside Horse Training 23 12-14-2012 10:35 AM
    what color is she flea bitten or dapple grey?? BackwoodsBaby Horse Colors and Genetics 13 08-14-2012 01:13 PM
    Eventing saddle vs. Hunter/Jumper saddle? petitepyromaniac Horse Tack and Equipment 3 10-13-2010 04:47 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:46 PM.


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