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        09-07-2010, 01:57 AM
    What colour is this horse?

    His name is Smokey, and he's a baby. :P
    I'm having a mental blank, and I'm wondering what exactly his colour is. Dappled Grey? Buckskin? Or...?
    And please tell me what exactly a Grulla is, and how to tell if a horse is one.
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        09-07-2010, 02:00 AM
    How old is he?

    It's a bit hard to tell from one picture. I am going to guess that he is grey, but that is just a guess based on the lightness on his face. Roans usually have darker faces than their bodies.

    A grulla/o is a black dun basically. You should see dun markings such as leg barring and definitely a dorsal stripe.
        09-07-2010, 02:04 AM
    Well, he's not mine, he's a friends, and she says he was just broken in, so i'm guessing he is no older than 5. He's at the bottom of the pecking order, if that helps :P
        09-07-2010, 02:35 AM
    Green Broke
    My guess is sooty buckskin.
        09-07-2010, 02:38 AM
    I'm with trailhorserider
        09-07-2010, 08:41 AM
    Green Broke
    I was thinking buckskin too.
        09-07-2010, 08:45 AM
    Another vote for sooty buckskin here. The way the darker coloring is on his shoulders and forehead is very reminiscent of my sooty bay.
        09-07-2010, 08:50 AM
    Sooty Buckskin would be my guess.
        09-07-2010, 09:44 AM
    I think sooty buckskin also
        09-07-2010, 11:02 AM
    He looks like a bay to me


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