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post #1 of 63 Old 03-28-2011, 01:45 PM Thread Starter
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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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post #2 of 63 Old 03-28-2011, 02:39 PM
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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.
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post #3 of 63 Old 03-28-2011, 02:43 PM
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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.
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post #4 of 63 Old 03-28-2011, 02:48 PM
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She looks dun to me as well. Doesn't really give the impression of a dunskin and is definitely not a grulla.
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post #5 of 63 Old 03-28-2011, 03:24 PM Thread Starter
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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....
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post #6 of 63 Old 03-28-2011, 05:14 PM
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She sooooo adorable! Congrats!
I'm on the Dun boat as well.

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post #7 of 63 Old 03-28-2011, 05:18 PM Thread Starter
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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???
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post #8 of 63 Old 03-28-2011, 07:44 PM
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Ok what is the exact definition of a dunskin?
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post #9 of 63 Old 03-28-2011, 07:58 PM
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Dunskin is a dun with the cream gene. She might just be a buckskin too...
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post #10 of 63 Old 03-28-2011, 08:07 PM
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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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