What color is he?

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        03-15-2013, 05:58 PM
    What color is he?

    I've had many people tell me many different things and I would like to know what y'all think? Now that I think about it, I've only really seen one other horse that looked like him and it was still of a little bit. But I'm about to sell him and I would really like to know

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        03-15-2013, 06:21 PM
    He is a sorrel/chestnut (whichever you prefer) with sabino roaning. It's a common color in TWHs and I believe they refer to it as "lit up roan".
    In other words, he's not a true red roan. He just has lots of roaning from the sabino gene. The sabino also accounts for his white markings.
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        03-15-2013, 06:25 PM
    ^^What she said.
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        03-15-2013, 06:28 PM
    Ok, thanks!! :)
        03-15-2013, 07:16 PM
    Like AnnaLover said, just a loud chestnut sabino.
        03-15-2013, 07:18 PM
    Originally Posted by Poseidon    
    Like AnnaLover said, just a loud chestnut sabino.
    Hahahaha, no kidding he's loud!! Literally and figuratively!!!
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        03-16-2013, 12:46 AM
    Would that be the same for this horse?

    This was a gelding I used to own and I always wondered about his color.
    As far as I know he was out of a almost completely white paint stallion. I know nothing else from his breeding.

    BarrelRacer67, you have a very pretty horse!
        03-16-2013, 12:48 AM
    Yep. Chestnut sabino too. I wonder if the stallion he was by was a maximum sabino?
        03-16-2013, 12:51 AM
    Thanks! I never met the parents of him, and I only have what color his sire was because we happened to meet his 'breeder' (they had a mare...).
        03-16-2013, 07:07 AM
    Yeah I bet the white horse may have been similar to mine.
    Pepper is a chestnut max sabino


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