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    05-24-2008, 08:42 PM
  #1
Weanling
Question for Palomino Owners

I read in this months issue of Horse & Rider that if you give your Palomino one teaspoon of Peprica in its morning and evening feed it will better its coat color to a deep golden. Anyone do this? Apparently zoos have been doing this for years with the flamingos to make their color more vibrant.
     
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    05-26-2008, 05:25 PM
  #2
Yearling
I don't own a palomino but I have heard that and I heard it does work!
     
    05-26-2008, 05:42 PM
  #3
Yearling
I read that article too.. I don't have a palimino.. but I have heard it does work too !
     
    05-26-2008, 06:16 PM
  #4
Yearling
When I was horse shopping this on gal had a palomino she did that with, or something like that and it worked for him. He was dark and beautiful.
     
    05-26-2008, 09:35 PM
  #5
Green Broke
Interesting! I have a red dun that's kind of a peachy color. Think it would work on him? I just may have to try it...
     
    05-27-2008, 08:30 PM
  #6
Foal
I have heard this works also,but be careful if you are showing because I think it does show up on a drug test :)
     
    05-29-2008, 09:09 AM
  #7
Foal
My father in law did this with his horse and we all thought that it worked at least a little but I could never tell because Cinderella (the horse) spent every chance she got rolling in the mud! She's turn over huge water troughs to make her own mud even - so eventually he quit. She was born to be messy not well groomed.
     
    06-06-2008, 01:07 AM
  #8
Foal
Thats quite interesting. My palomino doesn't need it. She is naturally extremely dark and deep gold.
     
    06-06-2008, 01:12 AM
  #9
Started
I wonder what Paprica could do to other colors.....?
     
    06-06-2008, 03:01 AM
  #10
Trained
DO ya think it would turn my guys pink? LOL
     

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