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    03-20-2012, 08:43 PM
Originally Posted by SarahAnn    
I think on this forum somewhere there is someone who owns a real brindle horse.
Yes. Search brindle Arabian and the threads should come up.
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    03-20-2012, 08:50 PM
Why doesnt my horse look like this ;)
    03-20-2012, 08:58 PM
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I'm one of those who appreciates a unique horse. Love all the different colors and variations!
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    03-20-2012, 09:41 PM
Originally Posted by SarahAnn    
I think on this forum somewhere there is someone who owns a real brindle horse.
Technically my horse is brindle... if you see the terrible photos I posted above. The ABEA classifies her as a "seasonal brindle". She is only brindle in late summer and fall when she is sun bleached enough for the pattern to be visible. Two summers ago her coat looked like a brindle great dane. However, when she's not heavily sun bleached she just looks black.
    03-21-2012, 07:36 PM
Is the second horse posed a black/white pinto with the silver dapple gene? I have always loved dapple gray horses and was really sad when I found out that it's only a stage horses go through on their way to being white gray. Seems like a black with strong silver dapple gene coloring is almost as good and doesn't fade away :)
    03-21-2012, 08:40 PM
He is indeed a silver black and tobiano. Silver black can dapple up beautifully, but it is very seasonal. The difference is that you get the dapples back almost every year
    03-21-2012, 09:00 PM
Lovely markings on the first horse in first post. Are those markings possibly bird catcher spots? Very interesting whatever it is!
    03-21-2012, 09:35 PM
Originally Posted by JSMidnight    


Love Love Love the second one. Looks like snowflakes :)
    03-21-2012, 09:42 PM
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Originally Posted by myQHpaul    
Love Love Love the second one. Looks like snowflakes :)
There is the most beautiful horse that was used in our local 4-H two years ago - his name is The Gold Ghost and he has snowflakes all over his body. They were talking about maybe rejoining this year, hoping they do so I can snap a picture or two of him.
    03-23-2012, 01:53 PM
Originally Posted by kiltsrhott    
That first one is way cool!

This is what my black mare looks like when she sun bleaches:

These pics are awful quality. The first was taken in intense direct sunlight so it's a bit washed out and the second was taken in a dark stall with my cell phone. The pattern is much more obvious with the naked eye. I'd get more, but when my horse isn't bleached she just looks like a normal black. I'll have to wait until later in the summer to try again. ><
Thats a black horse? Good god. Lol Body pics?

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