What color of grey is he? - The Horse Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 13 Old 12-06-2009, 06:22 PM Thread Starter
Started
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 2,076
• Horses: 1
What color of grey is he?

I've always thought of him as a dappled grey, but Ikeep hearing people call him a rose grey, and even a clouded grey (never heard of that before)

What would you consider him? I tried to show him in different lights(pictures are oldest to newest)


1dog3cats17rodents is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 13 Old 12-06-2009, 06:25 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kansas
Posts: 253
• Horses: 1
wow he is a gorgeous boy! Its really hard to tell....he looks more of a charcoal grey, does he have dapples?
Kansasbarrelracer is offline  
post #3 of 13 Old 12-06-2009, 06:42 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Kalkaska
Posts: 22
• Horses: 0
I'd Call Him A Rose Grey Or Dapple Grey But Its Easier To Tell In Person! Handsome though =-)
Patches457 is offline  
post #4 of 13 Old 12-07-2009, 07:56 AM Thread Starter
Started
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 2,076
• Horses: 1
Some times he has dapples, other times he doesn't, lol. I'll try to get updated pictures today
1dog3cats17rodents is offline  
post #5 of 13 Old 12-07-2009, 08:34 AM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: N. Indiana
Posts: 892
• Horses: 3
I'd call him a "Totally-gorgeous-dapple-grey" lol. For rose grey - there'd be a hint of sorrel through his coat to give him a kin of pinkish/reddish glow to him. If that made any sense whatsoever.

And if he's missing don't come to my barn ok? I swear he won't be there.
JumpingTheMoon is offline  
post #6 of 13 Old 12-07-2009, 08:28 PM
Started
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: middle of no where
Posts: 2,295
• Horses: 3
id call him a dapple grey, maybe dark dapple grey. Definantly not a rose grey.

quarter horses.....simply the best
reining girl is offline  
post #7 of 13 Old 12-08-2009, 09:37 AM
Showing
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Higgins, TX. YeeHaw!!
Posts: 22,188
• Horses: 24
I don't know that I would call him a dapple just from looking at those pictures. When I think dapple gray, this is what comes to mind.


I would probably call your boy a gunmetal gray. He is gorgeous, whatever you decide to call him.

Always remember that feeling of looking at a big, open country over the ears of a good horse, seeing a new trail unwind ahead of you, and that ever-spectacular view from the top of the ridge!!! Follow my training blog: http://robertsontraining.blogspot.com/
smrobs is offline  
post #8 of 13 Old 12-08-2009, 10:26 AM
Showing
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Greenville area / SC
Posts: 13,165
• Horses: 3
We usually call that color a Smutty Grey. Whatever color it is, it'll get lighter as he ages.

I'm not arguing with you, I'm just explaining why I'm right.

Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you're wrong.


It's not always what you say but what they hear.
iridehorses is offline  
post #9 of 13 Old 12-08-2009, 05:53 PM Thread Starter
Started
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 2,076
• Horses: 1
Here's some new pictures, sorry about the poor lighting! His winter coat is so much more dappled then his summer coat was :-D


And just to show the difference between mane and tail (think his mane will stay dark?)

1dog3cats17rodents is offline  
post #10 of 13 Old 12-08-2009, 06:15 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 6,672
• Horses: 12
Looks like a Dapple Grey to me.

Definitely not Rose Grey and seems to be a little too patterend for a Steel Grey.

Whispering Secret Arabians
Registered Solid and Sabino Arabians
www.wsarabians.wix.com/home
WSArabians is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
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:
OR

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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Foal Color, help me guess what color he'll shed out.. frogtree Horse Breeding 11 04-25-2012 11:29 PM
Grey Horse Tack parcfarms Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 10-16-2009 03:51 PM
Big grey gelding. reining girl Horse Riding Critique 20 07-01-2009 01:42 AM
Grey Cup?? Snapple122 Movies, Music, and TV 0 11-23-2008 08:13 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome