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        08-13-2014, 06:46 PM
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    Trained
    Red Dun? What say you?

    What do you think?









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        08-13-2014, 06:48 PM
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    Foal
    Awwww :') that foal is just adorable!!
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        08-13-2014, 07:53 PM
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    Green Broke
    Very hard to say.
    what breed is he/she?
    What are the parents? If that's the dam in the 2nd photo, she is not a red dun (the mare) which would mean the sire would have had to be if the foal is indeed a dun but it's difficult to say at this stage.
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        08-13-2014, 09:42 PM
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    Yearling
    Soft apricot tone and dorsal running all through the tail - a yes to Red dun from me.
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        08-14-2014, 03:02 AM
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    Green Broke
    The color's right but the dorsal isn't as strong as I'd expect.

    What color was dad? Mom's chestnut?
         
        08-14-2014, 03:32 AM
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    Green Broke
    Well, he is red, if that's not a dun dorsal stripe, it would be counter shading. But he makes up for the dark dorsal stripe for the new and unique throat stripe !
         
        08-15-2014, 06:47 PM
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    Yearling
    How cute is she?! If dad was dun, then red dun is definitely possible. If not, I'd say she is a neat chestnut.
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        08-17-2014, 07:32 AM
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    Foal
    I'm not a color expert but she sure is cute!
         
        08-17-2014, 09:25 AM
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    Weanling
    My husbands mare is a red dun and as far as I know neither of her parents were dun. But this filly gets a red dun vote from me!
         
        08-17-2014, 09:32 AM
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    Trained
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by danicelia24    
    My husbands mare is a red dun and as far as I know neither of her parents were dun. But this filly gets a red dun vote from me!
    Dun is a dominant gene, so it cannot be "carried" without being expressed. The most common way for dun to "appear" like this is that one of the parents is misregistered as a buckskin. Another way it can be almost hidden is if the dun carrying parent is a double dilute, or a palomino, which makes it harder to see the dun factor.
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