Horse colour chart website - Page 3 - The Horse Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #21 of 32 Old 02-03-2010, 07:01 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 976
• Horses: 0
It's looking pretty good! On the dun page I would not put w/ 1 delute gene, because they could have two, all except the buckskin he has one 'cream' gene, and no dun gene.
haviris is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #22 of 32 Old 02-03-2010, 07:55 PM
Started
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Nevada City
Posts: 1,613
• Horses: 2
I would put brindle on the page, probably under other. Also there are several more variations of grey, but I would state on the grey page that greys become lighten up throughout their lifetime. I've seen a couple of really cool grey horses. Completely white bodies, manes and tails, and yet they still have the black legs. One almost looked like an appy with the way his coat was lightening up, though I know he wasn't. It was really cool looking. There's actually a really good book called Horse Color Explained: A Breeders Perspective by Jeanette Gower. Has a lot of information about genes, and how what crosses of genes make what colors.
dressagebelle is offline  
post #23 of 32 Old 02-04-2010, 02:09 PM Thread Starter
Green Broke
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 3,064
• Horses: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by haviris View Post
It's looking pretty good! On the dun page I would not put w/ 1 delute gene, because they could have two, all except the buckskin he has one 'cream' gene, and no dun gene.
ah, so thats the differance between dun and buckskin :) ive put horses with 2 cream or dun genes on 'other' i have a double ditlute section.

Keep your feet on the ground when your head's in the clouds.
speedy da fish is offline  
post #24 of 32 Old 02-04-2010, 02:11 PM Thread Starter
Green Broke
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 3,064
• Horses: 1
thanks guys!

Keep your feet on the ground when your head's in the clouds.
speedy da fish is offline  
post #25 of 32 Old 02-04-2010, 04:08 PM Thread Starter
Green Broke
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 3,064
• Horses: 1
site had been updated! now contains over 60 pictures!

Keep your feet on the ground when your head's in the clouds.
speedy da fish is offline  
post #26 of 32 Old 02-04-2010, 11:43 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 976
• Horses: 0
Looking good! Although it's possible the dun horses on the page could have two dun genes and not just one, no way to know w/out knowing what their parents were or having them tested. I'm thinking about having my mare tested (just out of curriousity) since she is out of a grulla and by a red dun!
haviris is offline  
post #27 of 32 Old 02-05-2010, 12:09 AM
Foal
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 47
• Horses: 1
Wow!!! This is really nice! I haven't seen one with this much information. I even showed it to my friend (she's obsessed with horses too) and she agrees that it's nice. I bookmarked the page

Nice work.
MythRider is offline  
post #28 of 32 Old 02-05-2010, 01:34 PM Thread Starter
Green Broke
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 3,064
• Horses: 1
oo thanks a lot :)

yeah i will try to get a pic of a 'double dun' just to compare

Keep your feet on the ground when your head's in the clouds.
speedy da fish is offline  
post #29 of 32 Old 02-07-2010, 01:53 AM
Started
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Pensacola, FL
Posts: 2,245
• Horses: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by speedy da fish View Post
you can get albino in any organism, ive only ever seen one horse in the flesh though, its a medical condition where there is not pigment in the skin.
Albinism does not exist in horses. Can I ask what color the horse's eyse were that you claim was albino? True albino animals must have red eyes. A horse with red eyes has never existed. Double dilute, white, and gray horses are commonly mistaken for albinos. Double dilutes have blue eyes and white and gray horses have brown eyes. True albinos always have red eyes.

From a purely scientific standpoint, double dilutes and white horses could be considered "leucistic." Leucstic animals are typically devoid of all pigment except in the eyes. But the term isn't really used in the horse world. We have different names for the colors.

But from no standpoint could they be considered albino. Not without red eyes.




I've studied color genetics extensively and would love to help you, but unfortunately, the website isn't working for me : /





Quote:
Originally Posted by dantexeventer View Post
In the UK, buckskins are referred to as duns - there's a little language barrier of sorts there ;)

Sorry, but I totally disagree with that. It makes no sense whatsoever. The dun gene and the cream gene are two entirely different genes. Two duns cannot produce a horse with a cream gene and two horses with cream genes cannot produce a dun.
CloudsMystique is offline  
post #30 of 32 Old 02-07-2010, 04:48 AM Thread Starter
Green Broke
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 3,064
• Horses: 1
his eyes were pinkish/red. all forms of ditule genes are a form of albinism, there may not be any full albino horses but that doesnt make it impossible, ive researched and reseached and there are no FULL albinos in any organism i looked at, even humans. some albinos have even brown or green eyes.

oh and in the UK, we do call all dun looking horses DUN, we dont use buckskin, genetically it may be different but the only use we have for colours is to describe them.

Keep your feet on the ground when your head's in the clouds.
speedy da fish 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
A Certain Colour Horse needs a Certain Colour Saddle? equestrian_rider465 Western Riding 16 02-17-2011 01:54 PM
lets create a horse colour chart. kiwigirl Horse Breeds 122 02-05-2010 09:59 PM
Horse Rug Size Conversion Chart Kimberly4403 Horse Tack and Equipment 2 09-29-2009 12:00 AM
Matching Leather Color Chart Ne0n Zero Horse Tack and Equipment 2 02-04-2009 06:52 PM
Colour question, my old horse Siggav Horse Pictures 9 12-31-2008 09:32 AM

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