Is she really a buckskin?

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    07-20-2012, 01:25 AM
Is she really a buckskin?

My friend is selling this horse and had her listed as buckskin on the ad. I asked her if it was a mistake and she said nope she's a buckskin with no explanation. So is she correct, and if so what makes her a buckskin? I thought she was a red dun, as there are no black points or anything indicating buckskin to me.
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    07-20-2012, 01:34 AM
No....she is a Red Dun....not even close to being a buckskin. Your friend has not a clue.
    07-20-2012, 01:39 AM
Yeahhh that's a red dun...

Another red dun

A buckskin

    07-20-2012, 01:39 AM
Originally Posted by BarrelRacingLvr    
No....she is a Red Dun....not even close to being a buckskin. Your friend has not a clue.

Okay thanks for the reply, I was going to say I am completely missing something if THAT is a buckskin. I guess colors just aren't her strong point
    07-20-2012, 08:36 AM
She might be able to sell her faster if she gave an accurate description. I wouldn't buy a horse from someone who didn't know the color. Just makes me wonder what else they could be mistaken about.
    07-20-2012, 01:29 PM
Red Dun. Your friend was waaayyy off.

I agree with MelissaAnn; maybe you could show her what a buckskin is supposed to look like next to a red dun, and tell her to correct her mistake.
    07-20-2012, 01:46 PM
I'll tell her. I'm not really sure what was going on in her head, because she used to have a gelding that actually was a buckskin, so she knows what they look like. Maybe it was one of those things where she was saying buckskin out loud and thinking dun in her head...not really sure
    07-20-2012, 01:51 PM
She is red dun....but...the American Buckskin Horse Association registers buckskins and duns. Red, bay and grulla.

So she could be registered as the "breed/registry" buckskin but not the "color" buckskin.
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    07-20-2012, 02:00 PM
OHHH you're right, I remember her saying one of her horses was registered with the Buckskin Horse Association!
    07-28-2012, 02:08 AM
Sorrelhorse...that buckskin looks familiar...wouldn't be j. Smith's horse, Sausha would it?

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