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    10-09-2012, 02:36 PM
Grey? Chestnut? What do you think...

Purebred Arabian mare. Not mine, I just thought she was
I've never seen a horse grey out (or not?!) like this before.

Love N' War Arabian - description
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    10-09-2012, 02:47 PM
Is this not chimera or something?
    10-09-2012, 02:55 PM
I believe that's a bloodmark- essentially a high concentration of flea bite marks. Here's a page that has a few other horses that have similar markings, including one on the face:

    10-09-2012, 03:42 PM
It's a blood mark. It's not a high concentration of flea bites. It lack of grey in that area. That spot will never change unlike the rest of the horse.
    10-09-2012, 03:46 PM
She is awesomely cool!
    10-09-2012, 09:26 PM
Appy, is there anything in particular that causes the lack of greying in the area?
    10-09-2012, 09:45 PM
That's Billy Glosser's mare Warface. She's heavily flea bit in that area and it will stay bay like that and won't grey out. But she is grey.
    10-09-2012, 10:49 PM
Originally Posted by Bridgertrot    
Appy, is there anything in particular that causes the lack of greying in the area?
Either just a strange combination of fleabite location or possibly a somatic mutation, where that random spot on her face missed the genetic memo that it was supposed to grey as well.
    10-10-2012, 01:25 AM
Green Broke
I've seen a few Arabians like that. She's a fleabitten grey, with what they call the bloody mark on her face (quite often you see the bloody shouldered horses).
    10-10-2012, 03:01 AM
Warface! What a great name!

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