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        12-25-2012, 03:48 AM
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    Green Broke
    Lol ok I CAN'T say no to Pistol... And ESPECIALLY not Sugarfoot from the tv show Heartland :3
         
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        12-25-2012, 07:18 AM
      #12
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by NdAppy    
    Baby flaxen. It will grow out.
    Not to steal or hijack the thread but do you think it is the same with this one? We're hoping the "highlights" on the sides will stay.

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        12-25-2012, 09:18 AM
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    Foal
    Pistol is such a great name for him!! Oh I want him too - lol he's a doll
         
        12-26-2012, 06:47 AM
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    Green Broke
    Lol naw just a few little ones
         
        12-26-2012, 11:40 AM
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    Trained
    Usandpets - IMPO that will probably grow out.
         
        12-26-2012, 12:01 PM
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    Weanling
    I saw a beautiful half Canadian filly for sale who was black with a white tail. How can you tell if it will grow out black or is it possible that it will remain white? Is a genetics test the only way?
         
        12-26-2012, 02:08 PM
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    Green Broke
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    Originally Posted by Captain Evil    
    I saw a beautiful half Canadian filly for sale who was black with a white tail. How can you tell if it will grow out black or is it possible that it will remain white? Is a genetics test the only way?
    I'd base it on whether or not there's a genetic cause for it- most genes that would cause a white tail show other signs as well. I'd expect silver to affect the mane as well as the tail; "frosting" would only be on buckskin or dun dilutes (and since babies often have dun-like primitive markings that later shed out, you'd have to verify a parent carries dun to be a possibility); a pinto pattern would likely have white elsewhere on the body as well. There are always exceptions to the rule (like a gulastra plume) but that's pretty rare.

    Depending on the age of the horse, gray could also cause a lighter tail without other obvious signs. I saw a ~3 y/o when I was horse shopping that looked solid black except for the bottom of his tail- it was a really cool effect, like he had a whitish extension in his tail. On closer inspection you could see some white hairs on his face. Turns out he was going gray, but at a much slower rate than most horses!
         

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