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Keeping a albino white all year long?

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        08-11-2012, 10:50 AM
      #31
    Weanling
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    I've never heard of such a test. Do they only do it in Iceland?

    Because if she is, in fact, a cremello in our terms, she does have genes to pass on. Each parent has 2 copies of a gene, with one being passed from each parent to the offspring. If she's a cremello, she will always pass on the Cream gene. She will also only pass on the red gene, which is recessive to black.

    But if such a test exists, it would be highly interesting to me and some others and I'd love to look more into it.
    Maybe it is a recessive gene, which is very unlikely to pass on physically show in foals unless the sire is also recessive in his genes. You might get a heterozygous foal, but unless purposefully bred for the recessive genes, it will disappear in a couple generations.
         
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        08-13-2012, 09:17 PM
      #32
    Green Broke
    I also have a cremello horse, though I am lucky in that he doesn't seem to like getting dirty... except when I take him to shows. :eyeroll: At that point, he likes to poo in the middle of his stall and sleep in it.

    I use Cowboy Magic Green Spot Remover on my horse's knees and hocks once or twice a week. Otherwise, he gets permanently stained there.

    Before I go to the show, I bathe my horse with EZ All, mostly because it's really easy to use and smells great. The problem with pink skinned horses is that when they're wet, you can REALLY see how dirty they are. I'm sure the shampoo helps loosen up the dirt, but what really does the trick is a hose with a fairly high pressure nozzle (mine has a flat "fan" shape that does a really good job). It's kind of cool to see all that dirt wash off...

    For the "fresh" stains he gets at the show, regular shampoo (currently using Gallop brand shampoo) and a scrubby glove works fine in getting it out. I've tried using Cowboy Magic Green Spot Remover for these, but I wasn't really happy with the results, especially on the larger spots.
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        08-13-2012, 09:32 PM
      #33
    Foal
    I had a white horse before. I don't have much access to horse products but if there was a stain that was really really bad I'd use hydrogen peroxide leave it on for 5 mins, it is a bleaching agent. But don't use it to often or too long because it can damage the hair and make it brittle.
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        08-14-2012, 01:55 AM
      #34
    Started
    You look her deep in the eye and say "I am going to a show in two days and you are NOT going." she will be pristine. If you tell her she is going she will try to become a chestnut with dirt.
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