Yearling Color Mystery (Picture heavy!)
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics > Horse Colors and Genetics

Yearling Color Mystery (Picture heavy!)

This is a discussion on Yearling Color Mystery (Picture heavy!) within the Horse Colors and Genetics forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category
  • Yearling horse color changes
  • Brownskin winter coat horse

Like Tree21Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    09-25-2012, 09:13 PM
  #1
Foal
Yearling Color Mystery (Picture heavy!)

Hey Everyone,
I've got one for you. My chestnut QH was pregnant when I bought her, no one knows who the sire was, breed, color, etc. And the baby she had, has been doing a rainbow fish type of color change throughout her life. When she was born, we thought buckskin. As she got older, we thought maybe she'd be buckskin with a blanket. Then it was bay. Then grulla, and now maybe roan? Hopefully someone here can settle the dispute. She's a little unique...as I've only found one horse online that looked similar to her coloring. So I'm posting pictures of her from pieces of her life so far, and maybe someone can finally solve the mystery of what color she is.

The day she was born


One month


3 Months



7 Months: That's not water, it's her fur


9 Months


11 months


1 year (The middle of her side that grew back white-ish was shaved because her winter coat wasn't shedding and she was covered in sweat because it was far too warm outside)


1 year, 6 months (taken today)
Boo Walker likes this.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    09-25-2012, 09:33 PM
  #2
Trained
Brownskin roan (brown + cream + roan).
smrobs, Chiilaa, Poseidon and 2 others like this.
     
    09-25-2012, 09:35 PM
  #3
Foal
Sooty buckskin
Spotted and KigerQueen like this.
     
    09-25-2012, 09:51 PM
  #4
Foal
Quote:
Originally Posted by NdAppy    
Brownskin roan (brown + cream + roan).
I've never heard of such a color...can you get me some pictures?

Quote:
Originally Posted by MrBeCharming    
Sooty buckskin
Alright, I can kind of see sooty buckskin, although none of the images I can dig up, have the black around the eyes... Can you find me one that does? Or do you think it's going to turn white?
It's the same darkness/shape on both sides of her face. Or is this maybe just a marking?
     
    09-25-2012, 09:57 PM
  #5
Trained
Brown is another form of agouti (bay is also a form of agouti). Basically you have a black horse with the brown agouti, the cream gene and the roan gene. Most people refer to brownskins/brown buckskins as sooty buckskins, but that is incorrect as it is NOT caused by sooty. The brown agouti has been isolated so it IS correct to call a horse what it is.
smrobs and dunfold like this.
     
    09-25-2012, 10:11 PM
  #6
Started
I'm going to go with brownskin roan. She looks much like a filly I use to have. Here she was when I got her as a yearling in the spring.



Then during the summer her yearling year.


This was starting the winter of her yearling year.


Spring as a 2 yr old.


Then one of the last pictures of her as a 2 1/2 yr old before I sold her.


Notice she has the same coloring between the eyes as your girl. I'd love to see better pictures (better lighting) of your girl!
     
    09-25-2012, 10:22 PM
  #7
Foal
Quote:
Originally Posted by Plains Drifter    
I'm going to go with brownskin roan. She looks much like a filly I use to have. Here she was when I got her as a yearling in the spring.


Notice she has the same coloring between the eyes as your girl. I'd love to see better pictures (better lighting) of your girl!
Her face is very similar in that last picture! And the picture of her in the winter looks very familiar as well! I didn't doubt "brownskin roan" was a color...I had just simply never heard of such a thing. But that would make sense why I haven't seen any like her lol..it's apparently not a very common color. I'll see if I have anything better I can dig up as far as pictures! Since I've had her since she was a baby, I've got far too many :X
     
    09-26-2012, 12:15 AM
  #8
Foal
I've a friend that's a photographer-in-training and she takes barn pictures for me : ). So luckily, I was able to pull up some good ones she took last time she was out



These were taken beforee her winter coat started coming in : )
Boo Walker likes this.
     
    09-26-2012, 12:18 AM
  #9
Trained
Definitely brownskin roan.
Silberxx likes this.
     
    09-26-2012, 10:33 AM
  #10
Weanling
My guess was also for Brownskin roan. Very pretty girl!!
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Color question on yearling jingojewel Horse Colors and Genetics 22 01-30-2012 12:51 PM
What color is my appaloosa? Picture heavy lucky2008 Horse Colors and Genetics 25 12-22-2011 12:15 PM
My new yearling. WHAT COLOR?!?!?!? Brittanybrewski Horse Colors and Genetics 59 12-10-2011 02:21 AM
What Color Is This Yearling sherkad25 Horse Colors and Genetics 8 07-25-2011 03:14 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:39 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0