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    03-28-2011, 01:45 PM
  #1
Foal
What color will my filly be???

Hi, I am new to the forum but not to horses. Our little filly was born 3 AM this morning and we are trying to figure out what color she will be?? Mom is a Buckskin and dad is a Grullo with Dun factor. We are just so happy she is here safe but are driving ourselves nuts trying to guess color....help? Dunskin or Grullo??? Thank you everyone in advance!!!!
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    03-28-2011, 02:39 PM
  #2
Green Broke
I'd say dun. Grulla's typically have very dark faces & so most grulla foals i've ever seen were born black or dark grey/smokey brown.
Very adorable btw!
     
    03-28-2011, 02:43 PM
  #3
Trained
Right now, it kind of looks like bay dun (or just dun). Foal coats can be tricky though, so he may shed out to dunskin.
     
    03-28-2011, 02:48 PM
  #4
Trained
She looks dun to me as well. Doesn't really give the impression of a dunskin and is definitely not a grulla.
     
    03-28-2011, 03:24 PM
  #5
Foal
Awesome!!! You can't see it in the pics but she had a very defined reddish dun stripe which is why we were thinking dunskin....
     
    03-28-2011, 05:14 PM
  #6
Weanling
She sooooo adorable! Congrats!
I'm on the Dun boat as well.
     
    03-28-2011, 05:18 PM
  #7
Foal
Thank you all for the compliments!!! Whatever color she is we love her and she has a great home with us!!! I still can't believe she is finally on the ground.....maybe it was the 2:45 AM wakeup???
     
    03-28-2011, 07:44 PM
  #8
Trained
Ok what is the exact definition of a dunskin?
     
    03-28-2011, 07:58 PM
  #9
Trained
Dunskin is a dun with the cream gene. She might just be a buckskin too...
     
    03-28-2011, 08:07 PM
  #10
Foal
She looks like a buckskin but if she has a dorsal stripe it would be dunskin. The best way to tell is to have her tested.
     

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