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    09-16-2013, 11:08 PM
What color is this?

I have no idea what color my new mini boy is! Would love some insight.

He has 4 white stockings, a white main and tail, a snip on his nose and a spot of white on his rump in front of his dock. He also has dapples.

I am not a color person at all- so this boy has me stumped! Also taking name suggestions! He came with the name "Ed" and its just not doing it for me





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    09-16-2013, 11:15 PM
Black with Silver. Also appears to carry tobiano. Possibly frame as well.

The dapples are from good health.
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    09-16-2013, 11:23 PM
I was just told in another thread that he is a dappled silver! Googled it and those horses do look like him!
    09-17-2013, 02:57 AM
Green Broke
He's a silver dapple in the mini world. If you shaved him he would be gray with black dapples and look like a different horse.
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    09-17-2013, 03:27 AM
Black silver minimal tobiano, most likely splash as well with that snip.
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    09-17-2013, 07:13 AM
He looks the same colour as a rocky mountain horse Kinda Silver Dapple,chocolate coat with flaxen mane. He is beautiful
    09-17-2013, 09:16 AM
Black silver/silver dapple are the same thing. Different areas of the world will use either term.

Genetically, he is black......And carries/expresses the silver gene.
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    09-17-2013, 10:26 AM
I see his and think Romeo... don't know why!
    09-17-2013, 12:26 PM
Silver dapple is the most common wording. The color is technically black + silver, so if you said silver dapple or silver black, it would mean the same thing. He's also a tobiano, that's what is causing the socks and the spot on his butt. Nothing about him makes me think frame.
    10-13-2013, 10:13 AM
This pony does not belong to the OP. He is the property of J3 ranch.

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