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  • Rabicano warmblood

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    06-20-2011, 07:57 PM
Originally Posted by NdAppy    
I wouldn't say wild bay Chiilaa. Looks like normal bay. The black legs tend to stay low while young. Betting as a 2-year-old she would have "regular" bay legs.

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    06-20-2011, 08:15 PM
Derp. Sorry. It's been a looooonnnnggg day. *hides under a rock*
    06-20-2011, 09:50 PM
*raises hand* Guilty, that was me .
    06-21-2011, 06:11 AM
I had a bit a look around about genetics and colors and found this description of rabicano here.
QUite interesting are the "grades" or noise of this coloring.
    06-21-2011, 10:28 AM
Green Broke
A friend's Arabian is colored like that. I said he was a rabicano and she said it was age...he is only 20 so I don't think so. Our barn owner raised him and raced him as a young fellow and now he trail rides. Sakkara has the side markings exactly like that and is a sorrel color with the streaky tail...he is pretty!

This little filly is a pretty girl!!
    06-22-2011, 08:50 AM
Easy, bay rabicano. I'm not an expert but I can tell. So pretty with the frosting looking coat
    06-22-2011, 09:24 AM
Definitely rabicano. I had a minimally expressed rabicano, he had white flecking on his flanks but no skunk tail. More flecking came out as he got older but it was definitely there when I got him at 5yo.
    06-22-2011, 01:01 PM
Sabino? Look up Elements Arabians all of hers are sabino arabs
    06-22-2011, 01:06 PM
Originally Posted by LuvMyPerlinoQH    
Sabino? Look up Elements Arabians all of hers are sabino arabs
Sabino has a similar 'roaning' effect but all sabino horses have a white lower lip and jagged edges to their leg markings. This is classic rabicano patterning - which CAN come in conjunction with sabino, but a horse doesn't have to be sabino to be rabicano.

My anglo arab is a sabino, he has uneven/jagged socks on 3 legs and a star/stripe/snip conjoined, plus a white lip and belly splash. He is what would be considered minimally expressed regardless. And he has no roaning at all.

I had a rabicano. No white on the legs, small star on the face, minimally expressed rabicano with flecking through the flanks, body and neck and the odd white hair in his tail.

I have also photographed a medium-expression rabicano warmblood. He had significant visible roaning at the flanks and a marked skunk tail.

I firmly stand by my assessment of rabicano here.

Edit; search google images ;) rabicano horse versus sabino horse. They are very different, and rabicano matches this filly to the letter.
    06-23-2011, 10:45 PM
Thank you everyone. I sent the info to the filly's owner and she was thrilled to learn about rabicano and agrees that is what the filly is.

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