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        05-06-2013, 05:19 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, 06:18 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, 06:25 PM
    Green Broke
    Looks like varnish roan to me.
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        05-06-2013, 06:30 PM
    I said in your original thread she's a varnish roan. No grey.
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        05-06-2013, 06:34 PM
    Oh she is really varnished out
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        05-06-2013, 07:51 PM
    Yeah the way you can tell is the remaining color on her "hard points", nasal bones, joints, cheeks.
        05-06-2013, 07:58 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, 03:26 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, 07:40 PM
    Green Broke
    Varnish .. appy ??
        05-07-2013, 11:19 PM
    Yes varnish is an Appaloosa caracteristic...

    calypso, cool, horse, rare color, roan

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