Hes bay, right?

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        09-13-2012, 04:40 PM
    Hes bay, right?

    I read a forum earlier and it was talking about how bays can look like browns. ( I have no idea on colors, other than what some look like and what can sometimes breed what.)
    But brown confuses me. Alot. My boy is a bay, right?
    (the first two are from august, at our week long fair and the last two are from april, when I first got him. )

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        09-13-2012, 04:52 PM
    Yup he's bay. He's bay because he has black points and black mane and tail
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        09-13-2012, 05:13 PM
    On the one forum it said browns can have same characteristics, and it had pictures of browns that had black points too..
    Unless I misread it..
        09-13-2012, 05:25 PM
    No, browns can have dark points too. But it's usually in certin seasons. I THINK he's brown, but not positive.
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        09-13-2012, 05:28 PM
    I agree with jess93 and think he's bay.
        09-13-2012, 05:33 PM
    I'd say brown but that's me. There is brown going all through the black on the legs and the ears/points themselves don't appear black - they're brown with black edges which imo doesn't really count as black points.

    I'm, of course, not an expert in any way.
        09-13-2012, 05:37 PM
    No, browns can have dark points too. But it's usually in certin seasons. I THINK he's brown, but not positive.
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        09-13-2012, 05:39 PM
    Wow. You're horse looks just like a horse I know. Crazy!
        09-13-2012, 05:41 PM
    I have a horse with the same exact coloring and he is registered as a bay. His color does not change. I have heard that bays do not have to have solid black legs. My horses registry agreed he is a bay so.....interesting subject though.
        09-13-2012, 05:42 PM
    Being in the sun would make the black darker than normal, right?
    Cause he's literally been out every day this summer and weve had barely any cloudy/rainy days.
    And yeah, he only has trimming on his ears.
    ;_; I know nothing.

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