How to accurately correct a color on registration
 
 

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

How to accurately correct a color on registration

This is a discussion on How to accurately correct a color on registration within the Horse Colors and Genetics forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category
  • Aqha color correction
  • How to change markings on aqha registered horse

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    04-29-2012, 01:32 AM
  #1
Yearling
How to accurately correct a color on registration

Hi! I have a 4 year old registered AQHA grey mare. On her papers she is registered as sorrel (the breeder sent in her papers the same month she was born, and she ended up greying out). I looked up how to do a color correction, HOWEVER, I am very confused about what markings to include in the change as she doesn't seem to be able to stay one color. She has now developed what appear to be a sock and a stocking as she is changing.

In the change, you must include the 4 pictures of each angle, so I assume if they saw something they considered you missed, they would include it in the markings section?

Am I assuming correctly, or should I be picky on what I show as white markings?

Thanks!
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    04-29-2012, 03:14 AM
  #2
Started
Quote:
Originally Posted by ThirteenAcres    
Hi! I have a 4 year old registered AQHA grey mare. On her papers she is registered as sorrel (the breeder sent in her papers the same month she was born, and she ended up greying out). I looked up how to do a color correction, HOWEVER, I am very confused about what markings to include in the change as she doesn't seem to be able to stay one color. She has now developed what appear to be a sock and a stocking as she is changing.

In the change, you must include the 4 pictures of each angle, so I assume if they saw something they considered you missed, they would include it in the markings section?

Am I assuming correctly, or should I be picky on what I show as white markings? Thanks!
On a greying horse their white marking do blend into grey but the skin pigment under those white markings isn't going to change. Whatever marking she was born with those are what they care about not the changes they may go through with the greying process. Send in new pics showing the grey coloring & they will just change color accordingly
     
    04-29-2012, 09:38 AM
  #3
Super Moderator
Does she have a gray parent? She MUST have a gray parent in order for her to be changed. AQHA may require DNA testing if the white markings do not match the original registration application exactly.

You will need four photos -- front, back, left and right sides. All four legs need to be visible in all of the photos. If there is a snip or white on the lower lip, a photo taken from lower that shoes them will have to be included.

White marking are only where there is pink skin. You may have to get her wet to see exactly where the pink skin is.

Almost all grays are born a different color - called their base color. It is usually the other color gene and/or pattern gene (like roan or dun factor) that they possess (and can pass on).

Grays change colors every year. First, they lighten up until they are white or nearly white and then, the ones that are going to get 'flea bitten' specks, will get more of them every year.
     
    04-29-2012, 02:25 PM
  #4
Yearling
Cherie, yes, she does have a grey parent. Her sire is listed as grey on his pedigree and on the profile for the ranch that owned him. His pedigree can be found here. Aust N Duke Quarter Horse

I'm attaching some photos so you can see what I mean by the markings I'm seeing. They very well may just be seasonal. The only mark I've noticed that she keeps no matter what changes her coat goes through that is NOT listed on her papers is a white oval on her hindquarters. It has stayed no matter what.







And this picture just kinda shows how her legs have started to get lighter. I figured it was seasonal, but wasn't sure at what point I should send in the corrections and pictures.

     
    04-29-2012, 03:56 PM
  #5
Banned
My show gelding was listed as a red dun.

He was a red roan.

The only slight problem was at the world show.

Then it was cleared up.....it was a little stressful.

I never did change them.
     
    04-29-2012, 05:09 PM
  #6
Trained
Only show what white markings she was born with. They most likely won't be immediately visible after she's entirely gray, but they will have pink skin underneath rather than dark. The "socks" created by the graying process will still have dark skin under them and are not the same as a white marking.
     

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
Correct Color Please... WyndellaRose Horse Colors and Genetics 14 04-29-2012 08:44 PM
Foal Color, help me guess what color he'll shed out.. frogtree Horse Breeding 11 04-25-2012 11:29 PM
Help With Registration HappyHorsey Horse Breeding 1 11-16-2010 04:15 PM
Registration JustLeaveIt2Mya Horse Breeding 39 04-06-2010 12:59 AM
AHA Registration help Crimsonhorse01 Horse Breeds 3 01-22-2010 03:25 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:00 PM.


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