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        07-11-2011, 01:19 PM
      #11
    Super Moderator
    Interesting...

    According to wikipedia brown falls under the bay category...

    Equine coat color - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
         
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        07-11-2011, 01:29 PM
      #12
    Foal
    Looks brown to me.If she a good horse just enjoy her ride and love her no matter her color
         
        07-11-2011, 01:40 PM
      #13
    Trained
    Yes bay, brown, and wild bay are all variations of agouti (bay).
         
        07-11-2011, 02:12 PM
      #14
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by chadrodeo05    
    looks brown to me.If she a good horse just enjoy her ride and love her no matter her color

    Oh I do love her no matter what her colour, I just wanted to know for sure :)


    Thanks for clearing that up guys! :)
         
        07-11-2011, 04:09 PM
      #15
    Foal
    There is a genetic test available to differentiate between the agouti bay versus agouti brown allele. It's not very expensive if you would like to know her genetic color identity. There are some horses that phenotypically do not truly exhibit their genetic color. I have 3 mares that no one would accurately identify their genetic color just by their appearance.
         
        07-11-2011, 04:20 PM
      #16
    Foal
    Looks like a horse at the ranch, and she is classified as a dark brown bay. So ill say that! The lighten on her flank and her face but dark legs and dark mane and tail is what makes her a dark brown bay.
         
        07-11-2011, 04:53 PM
      #17
    Yearling
    I think bay and bay ponies can have lighter muzzles




    All bays and all have lighter muzzles
         
        07-11-2011, 05:28 PM
      #18
    Trained
    Rbarlo - the bottom three you posted are brown imo.
         
        07-11-2011, 06:08 PM
      #19
    Yearling
    We'd call her seal bay here, but I think it's just a regional thing
         
        07-11-2011, 06:35 PM
      #20
    Trained
    Rbarlo I agree with ND on the last three. In fact, I would be interested to see a test on the first one - you would be very surprised how light browns can actually be
         

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