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post #11 of 31 Old 07-13-2010, 12:02 PM
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there is a website where you can pick what you want him tested for. someone else can give you the link as i'm not sure. but what you do is pull a few hairs out and make sure the follicles are attached. and you send it in and they will send you back some papers and telling you how he tested.


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post #12 of 31 Old 07-13-2010, 12:13 PM Thread Starter
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I'm willing to bet he COULD be Palomino as Champagnes have pink skin as well and the Hazel green eyes along with freckling along the eyes and nose and mouth. and he doesn't seem to have that, maybe he's just a palomino without the bright white mane and tail?
I'm betting he's a palomino too. We also own his half sister who just about the exact same color and she is registered as a palomino. I'll see if I can find a pic of his sister.
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post #13 of 31 Old 07-13-2010, 12:16 PM Thread Starter
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Here she is!
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post #14 of 31 Old 07-13-2010, 12:20 PM
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definitely looks palomino to me! maybe they just wanted to advertise the stallion as more rare color to get more mares to breed and such? not that us people breeding wouldn't be able to tell he isn't a perlino anyway ;)


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They had always planned to geld him before they sold him is what they told us, as he isn't the best coformed guy there ever was. :)
Thanks for all the great feedback!
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post #16 of 31 Old 07-13-2010, 01:05 PM
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regardless he is gorgeous anyway! = ) can't wait to see more pictures of him!


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post #17 of 31 Old 07-13-2010, 01:12 PM Thread Starter
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It's about time I posted some pictures of them, be looking for some soon!
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post #18 of 31 Old 07-13-2010, 02:01 PM
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We haven't had a genetic test. We just purchased him recently from a breeder. If I looked at his sire and dam would I be able to tell if he should be a perlino or champagne?
what colour are his parents?

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I'm not sure, I'm going to email the breeder and ask.
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post #20 of 31 Old 07-21-2010, 08:04 AM
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Definately not a perlino, yes they have pink skin and blue eyes (though the blue eyes can be hazely vs clear blue)
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