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What color is he?

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        07-21-2013, 05:37 PM
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    Foal
    What color is he?

    I just can't figure out what color my little boy is. I'm not all in on the color thing. He is a pure breed Appaloosa

    Mother is double white and father is Red Roan I believe.

    Cloud, 5 weeks old


    1 year, not pretty, but white with a few small spots, and mottled skin


    Mother, Tify Cloud


    Father, Such-A-Way
         
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        07-21-2013, 05:40 PM
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    Yearling
    Looks to me like a snowcap that varnished very quickly or greyed out. Leaning more towards varnish though.
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        07-21-2013, 09:13 PM
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    Trained
    Grey for sure. Varnish doesn't progress on the face like that.
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        07-21-2013, 09:20 PM
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    Yearling
    The sire appears to be snowcap chestnut, but not red roan. I think that it appears your guy was chestnut (or possibly bay) snowcap that went gray.
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        07-21-2013, 10:15 PM
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    Showing
    Yep, gray. One of the reasons why gray is sort of frowned on in Appy breeding circles. You lose sight of all those gorgeous markings.
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        07-22-2013, 11:22 AM
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    Weanling
    Man, Daddy is beautiful!
         
        07-22-2013, 02:49 PM
      #7
    Green Broke
    He is grey. Looks like Mommas coloring. Appys tend to change .
         
        07-22-2013, 03:04 PM
      #8
    Weanling
    Mother, Tify Cloud


    Photobombed by the colt in the back, lol
         
        07-22-2013, 11:00 PM
      #9
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    Originally Posted by redpony    
    Mother, Tify Cloud


    Photobombed by the colt in the back, lol
    How do you know it's a colt?...
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        07-22-2013, 11:03 PM
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    Originally Posted by NdAppy    
    Grey for sure. Varnish doesn't progress on the face like that.
    Absolutely correct. As grey as grey can be. Too bad - looks like he is a snowcap...
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