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post #1 of 29 Old 07-25-2012, 10:45 AM Thread Starter
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What color is this horse?

I know, you have probably seen this title a zillion times before, but Without saying anything else, what color do you think this horse is? I just need second opinions, pretty much to prove someone else wrong- or to say that she was right, but I know I'm right




I don't need explanation on color genetics, just post what you think the color is... Sorry if the lighting is throwing you off, this seems to be her excuse.

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post #2 of 29 Old 07-25-2012, 10:49 AM
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I see a faint "blaze" on it's face and otherwise the skin looks dark. I'm thinking it's a grey. If it's a horse over 10 I would def think it's a very faded grey as they continue fading with age. My friend has a grey paint that used to have prominent grey spots but now he looks pure white, you can barely see his spots when he is wet.
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post #3 of 29 Old 07-25-2012, 11:19 AM
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Grey without any doubt or hesitation.

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post #4 of 29 Old 07-25-2012, 12:06 PM Thread Starter
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The other girl seems convinced that he's a cremello, and blames it on Quote; "Its a cremello. The way the light shines, it might look like its another breed."
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post #5 of 29 Old 07-25-2012, 12:52 PM
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Someone needs to learn her that cremello's have pink skin.

"Palomino's are a type of cremello" Ack. Statements like that make me want to gag. I could maybe understand cremello is a type of palomino, since 1 cream is palomino and cremello is 2...but it's still wrong. That's like saying chestnut is a type of bay.

And how does the light change her breed? <_<

And I agree, Tanner, telling that person that her horse is actually grey and not cremello could have been very offensive! The NERVE of you! LOL
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post #6 of 29 Old 07-25-2012, 01:02 PM
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You should also tell her that Cremello is not a breed. =P

Agree on grey with a blaze. You can also look at the eyes.
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post #7 of 29 Old 07-25-2012, 01:09 PM
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I would also say grey, due to the face markings :) its a lovely horse!
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post #8 of 29 Old 07-25-2012, 01:19 PM
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Grey most defiantly!
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post #9 of 29 Old 07-25-2012, 01:51 PM Thread Starter
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I sent her a message, as she suggested, and I said "Cremellos have pink skin. Your horse has dark skin- except for the spot where there's a white marking"

They replied "... Its nose is pink. The lighting makes it look different."
Ugh, again with the lighting excuse!

I am not going to reply back, because I do not want to get into it with her(or get a board warning for being stubborn- and right), because I KNOW I am right, not just in an arrogant know-it-all way, but because that horse is no way in hell a cremello. I should've told her that cremellos have pink skin and BLUE frickin eyes and that horse is does not have either of those. By the way, I hope she sees this, in an evil-ish way >=D

Oh, I know what I said, pointing out that hers was way off was rude indeed, but I think it is her being the more ignorant out of the two of us. Before I posted that, I was contemplating whether to post it or not:)


Anyone else care to share their opinion?

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post #10 of 29 Old 07-25-2012, 02:08 PM Thread Starter
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To add on to above post;

I asked some of my other friends on a horse riders thread of that forum(some of them may be looking at this ) and every one of them said grey. To be exact, 5 people... and counting ;)

Just 'cause it makes me feel good.

Okay, now I'm done swimming in my right-ness and being arrogant.
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