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post #11 of 18 Old 01-27-2013, 05:54 PM Thread Starter
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Or like this one, how beautiful!
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post #12 of 18 Old 01-27-2013, 06:01 PM
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The second horse is a chimera
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post #13 of 18 Old 01-27-2013, 07:56 PM
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This first one, with the white swirling effect, is, as Peppy stated already, a somatic mutation.

The second guy is a chimera, he is well known in genetic circles and has definitely been tested to be chimera.

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post #14 of 18 Old 01-27-2013, 08:34 PM
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that first horse is on google, if you google odd horse colors or different horse colors.
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post #15 of 18 Old 01-27-2013, 10:10 PM
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Yup its Somatic Mutations (Equine Color Genetics).
That link has some pretty neat colour happenstances as well.
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post #16 of 18 Old 01-28-2013, 12:34 PM
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That's gorgeous!
It looks like he/she was painted with roan swirls
it does or she could a zebra pant but mostly horse
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post #17 of 18 Old 01-29-2013, 02:15 AM
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The lady who owns the first horse has a page about her. I can't remember if it's on tumblr or where it was. But she is solid on the other side of her body.
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post #18 of 18 Old 01-29-2013, 02:35 AM
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I would *die* to have those two horses!
I have a thing for weird things like that.
.............now if I can only get a Glow-In-The-Dark horse........

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