Originally Posted by PaintHorseMares
Really just your preference...per the AQHA...
(d) SORREL: body color reddish or copper-red; mane and tail usually same color as body, but may be flaxen.
(e) CHESTNUT: body color dark red or brownish-red; mane and tail usually dark red or brownish-red, but may be flaxen.
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Its just silly that they keep those two colors separate. They are the same thing and a horse could flip flop depending on the season, environment or feed. I have one here that can swing from a light coppery color to a really dark almost chocolate color to a bright red.