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    09-13-2012, 11:53 PM
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Yearling
Opinion? 5 month old colt



Flecking on flanks that showed up as he shed out.


Here is my 5 month old colt. His mother is most definitely brown and his sire is a red dun paint. He's fully shed out here and you can see he's losing what were his very black stockings. He does have a few silver hairs in his tail and very faint flecking on his flanks.

Anyone wanna tell me what they think about his coloring?
     
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    09-14-2012, 12:05 AM
  #2
Started
Could be a repressed sabino gene? Lily has those little white hairs all over her body, and they concentrate the most in the flank and armpit areas.

If you want to draw a comparison between a more expressive sabino:
The white roans out through her whole body.
http://i.imgur.com/JVHjO.jpg
     
    09-14-2012, 12:54 AM
  #3
Green Broke
Looks like roaning .
     
    09-14-2012, 04:08 AM
  #4
Weanling
Yes it does look like roaning.
     
    09-14-2012, 11:20 AM
  #5
Green Broke
Does not look like roan .. to me. I'm thinking some form of sabino?

(Lovin' me some Roux)
     
    09-14-2012, 11:26 AM
  #6
Trained
Looks Rabicano to me
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    09-14-2012, 11:34 AM
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Green Broke
Do you have a better picture of his tail head?
     
    09-14-2012, 11:45 AM
  #8
Trained
Not roan, as his parents are not roan. A better picture of his tail would determine possible rabicano.
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    09-14-2012, 11:51 AM
  #9
Yearling
Close-up of his facial white and muzzle


This is his sire, picture belongs to HF member:


Tail...doesn't look as silver now as it did as a foal now that I'm looking...


And a couple of notes: His full brother AND half brother also have flecking on their flanks and silver in their tails and around their feed. One is a bay one is black. Both by the same sire.
     
    09-14-2012, 11:52 AM
  #10
Green Broke
Can't make out much from that picture sorry
     

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