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    05-06-2013, 06:19 PM
Question Roan...?

We bought a horse about two weeks ago, and I still have no idea
What's up with her color
She looks like a kind of roan... geez I don't even know >.<

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    05-06-2013, 07:18 PM
She is Gray She looks like she has some remnants or her orginal color. How old is she?
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    05-06-2013, 07:25 PM
Looks like varnish roan to me.
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    05-06-2013, 07:30 PM
I said in your original thread she's a varnish roan. No grey.
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    05-06-2013, 07:34 PM
Oh she is really varnished out
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    05-06-2013, 08:51 PM
Yeah the way you can tell is the remaining color on her "hard points", nasal bones, joints, cheeks.
    05-06-2013, 08:58 PM
Yep, varnished. If you give her a bath, you'll be able to tell if she had a blanket or not before varnish took over. Looks like she probably had a bay base.
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    05-07-2013, 04:26 PM
Originally Posted by Poseidon    
Yep, varnished. If you give her a bath, you'll be able to tell if she had a blanket or not before varnish took over. Looks like she probably had a bay base.
she's about 12
Ok, varnished..

Thanks :)
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    05-07-2013, 08:40 PM
Varnish .. appy ??
    05-08-2013, 12:19 AM
Yes varnish is an Appaloosa caracteristic...

calypso, cool, horse, rare color, roan

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