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post #11 of 36 Old 06-28-2010, 04:25 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks. I've had her for about 5 years now. She still has some quirks, such as her ears and if you're going to catch her you have to chase her..literally. She has gotten sooo much better though, it used to take 15 minutes to chase her down and catch her, now she may run around the pasture once and then stop along the fence or in the barn and wait. She's a doll to handle and ride though.
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post #12 of 36 Old 06-28-2010, 05:07 PM
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I have a buckskin mare who has a lot of "frost" on her mane as well, but I'm fairly sure she has paint genetics, as she threw a paint colt the year after I got her :) I keep her mane in pasture braids and only unbraid them about once every couple weeks, and it really helps keep her mane long and neat. I'll add a picture for fun :)
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post #13 of 36 Old 06-28-2010, 05:18 PM Thread Starter
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She's pretty. My girl dapples like that in the winter.
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post #14 of 36 Old 06-28-2010, 05:59 PM
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My dun has lots of "frosting" in his mane, forelock, and even a little "cap" on his tail... I've also seen quite a few buckskins with the trait too, but I don't know enough to tell you which gene is causing it. A couple pics
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post #15 of 36 Old 07-01-2010, 12:55 AM
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oooo i <3 buckskins....all your horses are beautiful!!!
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post #16 of 36 Old 07-01-2010, 04:17 AM
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ADORE his striping MN, pretty boy :)
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post #17 of 36 Old 07-01-2010, 11:33 AM
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That is cool! Very pretty mane.
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post #18 of 36 Old 07-01-2010, 11:56 AM
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I've seen that in other buckskin horses, I think it is just something that happens to horses of that coloring. I think it looks cool.
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post #19 of 36 Old 07-01-2010, 12:02 PM
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My dun has lots of "frosting" in his mane, forelock, and even a little "cap" on his tail



After the second photo he had 'frosting' every where.
Giggle.

At least the horse version of icing/frosting. Which is also described as a good coating of lovely dirty every where.

Way cute!
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post #20 of 36 Old 07-01-2010, 12:27 PM
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Oh yes, that is his favorite type of frosting. He hates to walk in mud, but boy does he love to roll in it.

Whenever it rains, I know I'll be coming down to a bay horse and a mud brown horse.

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