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  • Horse with a strip and snip
  • Difference in star, strip, snip and blaze

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    06-11-2013, 10:10 PM
  #11
Yearling
I personally would call it a blaze. To me a strip looks like this.

     
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    06-12-2013, 12:05 AM
  #12
Foal
^^^ I would call that a star and strip. I think technically a blaze is uniform down the face whereas a horse with a star, strip, snip would have a distinct narrowing of the white connecting the star and snip. Anyway, I'd call it a star, strip, snip.

What do his papers say? He should have it listed.
     
    06-12-2013, 12:09 AM
  #13
Foal
These from AQHA handbook:

REG115.6 STAR, STRIP and SNIP: a marking on the forehead with a narrow extension of the nasal peak and opening up again between the nostrils. These may be connected.

REG115.4 BLAZE: a vertical marking of medium, uniform width extending the length of the face.

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    06-12-2013, 12:14 AM
  #14
Yearling
Actually, the facial markings could be a star, snip and stripe, because of how big it gets at the top, then skinny until you reach the nose...
     
    06-12-2013, 12:42 AM
  #15
Green Broke
What do they call a white mark on the mouth but not between the nostrils???
     
    06-12-2013, 06:48 AM
  #16
Cat
Green Broke
The OPs horse would be a star, strip, snip. BUT if I was talking to a non-horse person that would look at me like I'm speaking a different language if I said that, I might say something like "uneven" blaze or something.
     
    06-14-2013, 03:52 PM
  #17
Started
My mare has a textbook blaze. Your horse would probably be classified as having a connected star, stripe and snip. Darn pinto markings. LOL

Here is my mare's blaze:

     
    06-14-2013, 03:54 PM
  #18
Started
Well a snip is usually small, so I would say most likely a blaze then.
     

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