Rare and Common - Page 3 - The Horse Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #21 of 30 Old 01-14-2011, 09:58 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: New Zealand
Posts: 397
• Horses: 2
Techincally Albino is a lack of all pigment.
I know that in humans it is caused by a simple mutation which stops one metabolic pathway from being complete and little to no melanin is produced.
CessBee is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #22 of 30 Old 01-14-2011, 11:19 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Perth, Western Australia
Posts: 5,153
• Horses: 0
Just because it is a different variety doesn't mean it isn't a true albino. That's like saying that Polish Arabians aren't purebred because they aren't Egyptian Arabians.

Mods, grant me the serenity to see the opinions I cannot change, courage to change the ones that should change, and the wisdom to spot the trolls.
Chiilaa is offline  
post #23 of 30 Old 01-14-2011, 11:37 PM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Ohio
Posts: 4,260
• Horses: 15
I play horseeden and one of my favorite horses on the game is my Snowflake stallion. So I googled them today to see if any of them actually looked like the ones on the game.

I've never seen a horse spotted like this:

100% Anti-Slaughter and PROUD of it!
ShutUpJoe is offline  
post #24 of 30 Old 01-15-2011, 07:09 AM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Ireland
Posts: 672
• Horses: 1
It depends on the breed I'd say..

Like a lot of TB's are bay or Chestnut
Connemara's would be mostly grey

Etc etc..

So i'd say it depends on what breed is common in your area.
Sarahandlola is offline  
post #25 of 30 Old 01-15-2011, 07:30 AM
Showing
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: SE Kansas
Posts: 10,619
• Horses: 5
Interesting thread. I found an article Rare Horse Colors ? The Facts With some interesting stuff. I have a chocolate flaxen that I always thought was correct. From the article I'm not sure if she should be a chocolate palomino or a flaxen chestnut. She is a RMH and that registry calls it chocolate flaxen so I guess that's what she is.
As with most of you, it seems chestnut and bays are the most common around here in QH country.


"Until one has loved an animal, part of one's soul remains unawakened..."
- Anatole France
Vidaloco is offline  
post #26 of 30 Old 01-15-2011, 10:12 AM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Canada
Posts: 814
• Horses: 5
I believe that RMH's can be silver, quite commonly.... I'd have to ask again with the lady who owns them in my area though! (they do also come in flaxen chestnut)

If your horse is nearly black in body (or very very very dark brown) and his mane and tail are nearly white (like a palomino) it's very possible he's silver - not palomino or flaxen chestnut
TheLastUnicorn is offline  
post #27 of 30 Old 01-15-2011, 02:44 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 151
• Horses: 4
I have a Silver Bay Roan Appy...I haven't seen anything like him.


Adenfire is offline  
post #28 of 30 Old 01-15-2011, 02:55 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Maryland, USA.
Posts: 664
• Horses: 5
Adenfire- he's beautiful!!!

Worth The Wait <3
hflmusicislife is offline  
post #29 of 30 Old 01-15-2011, 03:24 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Indiana
Posts: 1,364
• Horses: 9
I'm just throwing my two cents in here, but being an albino as I am, I've read up a lot on it and there are many different forms of it, for instance I have both ocular albinism in my eyes and type 2 albinism, as some refer to it, in my skin. Albinism is, as CessBee said, a genetic mutation. You can carry the gene for albinism with a heterozygous fashion as both of my parents did and not know it, just your daily lesson. :P
I don't know a whole lot about albinism in horses, but in the 4-H book that I have it says there is an albino horse registry.

To get back on topic, common colors near me are chestnut and bay, but mostly chestnut and rare colors are perlino, grulla, cremello, palomino, and paints other than chestnut.
Posted via Mobile Device
HorseOfCourse is offline  
post #30 of 30 Old 01-15-2011, 03:43 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 151
• Horses: 4
Quote:
Originally Posted by hflmusicislife View Post
Adenfire- he's beautiful!!!

Thanks :) best free horse ever
Adenfire is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
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:
OR

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.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Common Sense smrobs General Off Topic Discussion 22 12-08-2010 06:31 PM
Common Misconceptions wild_spot Horse Talk 24 07-22-2009 02:33 AM
Common Law vs Married my2geldings General Off Topic Discussion 32 02-12-2009 11:26 AM
Common Ridings Siggav Horse Videos 6 02-11-2009 07:41 PM
What should i name my rare horse???? :) brittany Horse Talk 3 11-10-2008 06:40 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome