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        11-05-2011, 10:29 PM
    Green Broke
    Okay, thank you.
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        11-05-2011, 11:26 PM
    My best guess is that she's carrying a minimally expressed splash gene. I'm not a color/genetics expert by any stretch of the imagination, so anyone feel free to correct me on that... She's marked almost exactly like my boy - fairly even-height socks all around, even blaze, and a white lower lip that isn't connected to the blaze. You can see Scout's in my Avatar. Minimally expressed splash is the closest that I could match to Scout's markings in my research, and that white blotch on the bottom lip is key, from what I've read. Blue eyes are supposedly another dead giveaway for splash gene - that's what I was initially trying to "explain;" his one blue eye...

    Also, from what I've researched on it, splash can express in big patterns, like paints and pintos, but can also appear in non-traditionally spotted breeds. Again, gene-genies correct me if I've mistaken or misunderstood something. Genetics and the fine minutiae of colors and patterns aren't my strong suit...
        11-06-2011, 12:15 AM
    I, too, have a solid Paint. She has one sock and a star and blaze. I have her sister, who is a full out tobiano. Genetics are certainly funny...
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        11-06-2011, 12:32 AM
    Tell me about it! Tawnys mom was a red roan overo and her father was a loud chestnut tobiano and she doesnt even have socks. X.X she's a sorrel. A boring little sorrel. She's lucky she's such a good girl haha!
        11-06-2011, 12:38 AM
    Yes, my tibiano is a ditzy girly girl. Its literally like she's thinking "whateverrrr" all the time! But my solid, oh man! Rainy bug is what I call her, her name is Rain. If I was ever going to bring a horse in the house, she would be the one! She's so sweet and snuggly. Sweetest girl on the planet! There's been too many times that my husband has had to drag me out of the barn at night because I'm in her stall snuggling her and brushing her... So sweet. If there was a competition for the sweetest horse, she'd have A LOT of blue ribbons!
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        11-06-2011, 10:46 AM
    It's just called a chin spot.
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        11-06-2011, 11:11 AM
    Green Broke
    It wasn't on his lip though. It was only present on his chin. No part of the spot touched his bottom lip.
        11-06-2011, 11:22 AM
    It's still called a chin spot. It is a spot on his chin regardless of whether or not it is on/touching the lip.
        11-06-2011, 07:31 PM
    There's a palomino Arab/ASB Mare with the same thing... I always thought it was a sign of sabino...?
        11-06-2011, 07:54 PM
    Yeah...I call those chin spots too. You see them quite often on minimal white sabinos, splash and dominant whites.

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