Is this horse grey?
 
 

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

Is this horse grey?

This is a discussion on Is this horse grey? within the Horse Colors and Genetics forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category
  • Homozygous grey horse
  • Dappled grey mares

Like Tree2Likes
  • 2 Post By crimson88

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    02-28-2012, 12:07 PM
  #1
Weanling
Is this horse grey?

This mare was for sale in a craiglist ad. She's a registered saddlebred. The seller doesn't specify her color, and I have NO idea as to what color she is. Is she grey or what? I'd love to know.


     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    02-28-2012, 12:08 PM
  #2
Green Broke
That certainly is unusual. I'm really curious now.
     
    02-28-2012, 12:19 PM
  #3
Ink
Weanling
That certainly is interesting. My first thought was OMG that horse is giraffe colored! But it looks close to a pattern that's seen with traditionally with dapple grays, it's just that this horse has a chestnut base as opposed to a black one.



I'm interested to hear what others think though. It's definitely a horse of a different color
     
    02-28-2012, 01:11 PM
  #4
Trained
There is a discussion on this horses already that can be found here - color?
     
    02-28-2012, 01:29 PM
  #5
Trained
If there is a registered Appalousa, then THAT is the color. I think he's a red roan, myself.
     
    02-28-2012, 08:00 PM
  #6
Started
FYI the Craigslist ad states that the horse is a papered saddlebred.

In the picture of the black based grey that Ink shared, the white areas are the circle parts of the dapple pattern with the dark body hairs making a lace pattern. The chestnut has what appears to be a white lace pattern over the entire body. What interests me the most is how the face is colored. That isn't a normal coloring, especially when you look at what happens up by the forelock. Compare that to a giraffe, I don't think this is a roan or a grey. IMO
     
    02-29-2012, 09:07 AM
  #7
Green Broke
I still think the horse is regular chesnut with lacing and some kind of pinto gene to create the bald face.
     
    02-29-2012, 12:34 PM
  #8
Weanling
Could it be from fungus? I know a lot of lacing is caused from fungus.
     

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
Homozygous Grey vs Heterozygous Grey <PIC heavy> SunnyDraco Horse Colors and Genetics 27 03-12-2012 01:54 AM
Dapple Grey Horse Supplement Jamzimm101987 Horse Colors and Genetics 32 11-22-2011 12:43 AM
Need Help ASAP : Using Chalk on a grey horse? lovejewel Horse Grooming 8 05-20-2011 10:14 AM
The delights of having a grey horse... HowClever Horse Pictures 10 05-22-2010 11:23 AM
Grey Horse Tack parcfarms Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 10-16-2009 03:51 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:09 PM.


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