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    12-21-2011, 07:56 PM
  #1
Weanling
What color is my appaloosa? Picture heavy

I know he is roan and has a small blanket.

This is what it says about his sire
Homozygous Black
E/E a/a

Sire
headervictor.jpg
Dam
agoergirlrs.jpg
Taken 2 weeks ago
lucky.jpg
This picture is a year old
Lucky2.jpg
summer
l3.jpg
     
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    12-21-2011, 07:58 PM
  #2
Foal
Looks like a black appy who fades when left in the pasture ;) But I could be wrong its kind of hard to tell in the indoor pictures ;)
     
    12-21-2011, 08:01 PM
  #3
Weanling
Taken October 24th
luck (2).jpg
     
    12-21-2011, 08:05 PM
  #4
Foal
:) Still say black blanket appy :) She just fades when out in the sun for too long.

Gorgeous girl BTW!
     
    12-21-2011, 08:08 PM
  #5
Green Broke
But it has a mealy muzzle, blacks don't...I'd say it's a Brown, or what is lovingly referred to on HF as "Bad Ass Brown." They can get dark like a black but the muzzle stays a mealy brown color... the outdoor pic def shows a mealy muzzle.
     
    12-21-2011, 08:12 PM
  #6
Foal
But his brown muzzle was only brown when he was faded the rest it is black.
     
    12-21-2011, 08:14 PM
  #7
Trained
Need better pictures where the horse is not in shadows
     
    12-21-2011, 08:15 PM
  #8
Trained
Kjr5 - you can't tell that from these pictures. These are not pictures I would use to determine base color. White pattern? Possibly, but not base color.
     
    12-21-2011, 08:42 PM
  #9
Weanling
appy.jpg

Kjr5horses- He is not black that fades he is a roan
     
    12-21-2011, 09:52 PM
  #10
Green Broke
In blacks that fade (my horse is a fading black) the legs usually stay black too, especially near the hooves...I see brown there in the pics... I still say "bad ass brown"
     

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