Western riders/breeders/persons... is this even possible?
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics > Horse Colors and Genetics

Western riders/breeders/persons... is this even possible?

This is a discussion on Western riders/breeders/persons... is this even possible? within the Horse Colors and Genetics forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category
  • Western riding breeds
  • Handsome westernrider

Like Tree1Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    01-27-2012, 03:51 AM
  #1
Green Broke
Western riders/breeders/persons... is this even possible?

Appaloosa

Says its a grey appaloosa... I thought appaloosas had spots o.0

Either way, just curious to learn.. and I like him, might give up my dressage dreams and become a western rider
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    01-27-2012, 04:30 AM
  #2
Trained
Grey is like a blanket. The horse can have any colour underneath, including appaloosa and pinto markings, and eventually, the grey will cover it completely.

Also, Appaloosas don't necessarily need to be spotted. A high percentage of the breed is, but many are not.
     
    01-27-2012, 04:35 AM
  #3
Green Broke
Oh right, thanks Chiilaa!

He's a handsome boy though!
     
    01-27-2012, 04:40 AM
  #4
Foal
He's lovely! And if I could afford him/had the space he'd be mine now, don't care whether he's spotty or not ;)
     
    01-27-2012, 09:33 AM
  #5
Banned
Grey covers spots. Varnish roan normally does not. That is why most people don't breed grey Appys, although there is nothing intrinsically wrong with it...one of the best known grey Appys was Alias Smith and Jones, grandsire of the great Hall of Fame Appy Dreamfinder...

Alias Smith And Jones Appaloosa

Dreamfinder Appaloosa
     
    01-27-2012, 09:37 AM
  #6
Foal
My mom's gelding is an appaloosa and while he's not as solid as this guy, he will be soon. He have very minimal "spotting" and is fading more and more each year.

Like everyone else said, not all apps are spotty!
     
    01-27-2012, 02:25 PM
  #7
Green Broke
Thanks guys!
I have no idea about how colour genetics work ;) Might sit down and figure it out one day!!

Showed mum.. she was like.. you sure you want a dressage horse aha!
     
    01-27-2012, 02:31 PM
  #8
Super Moderator
Question: Is that really a gray Appaloosa or is he just a few spot? His skin looks awfully pink to be gray...
If he had originally had spots that grayed, wouldn't those spots still be kind of noticeable due to the gray skin, like how you can see splotches of white vs "color" on a grayed out paint?

I don't know, just on a fact finding mission here... haha
     
    01-27-2012, 03:10 PM
  #9
Trained
Nice horse Duffy
Hope you get him
     
    01-27-2012, 03:23 PM
  #10
Green Broke
CW, I'm not really getting him lol, I was joking about swapping dressage for western ;)

I just wanted to see about the colour!
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Western trail riders! Blondehorselover Trail Riding 55 10-31-2011 09:57 AM
Western Riders: Poll BackInTheSaddleAgain Western Riding 54 11-27-2009 12:54 PM
Call all Western Riders Prairies Dixie Lee Western Riding 14 09-05-2009 10:53 PM
For all you western riders out there appylover31803 Horse Tack and Equipment 12 03-06-2008 12:27 PM
any western riders out there? spoiledrottenpenner Horse Talk 23 06-26-2007 10:38 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:44 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0