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post #11 of 21 Old 07-26-2010, 05:46 AM
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post #12 of 21 Old 07-26-2010, 09:05 AM
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that's some crazy stuff!!

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post #13 of 21 Old 07-26-2010, 12:12 PM Thread Starter
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Here's the mare. Though her eyes do not look as yellow in the picture as they do in real life. I'll try get a better picture sometime!
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munschk: Her eyes are BEAUTIFUL!

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post #15 of 21 Old 07-26-2010, 10:30 PM
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Yellow eyes are a result of the horse having the cream gene.
There is a lot of info on how the cream gene works here since I don't feel like typing it out.

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post #16 of 21 Old 07-26-2010, 11:06 PM
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I would bet that first horse is a Champagne, not a pally or any other cream dilute, due to the telltale freckling/mottling on the skin. Champagnes eyes change as they age and settle to a pretty amber colour, or a lighter colour if they also have the cream gene.

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post #17 of 21 Old 07-26-2010, 11:14 PM
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The paly at the barn I bord at has gold eyes its very strange but cool.
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post #18 of 21 Old 01-06-2011, 12:51 AM
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Here is pics of one of our stallions with lighter yellow eyes with blue spots in them. In person they are much lighter colored. I added the link to some of his pictures so you can see his coat color and how it changes with the seasons too.

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post #19 of 21 Old 01-06-2011, 12:54 AM
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Quite a few chocolate Rocky Mountain horses have golden eyes.
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post #20 of 21 Old 01-06-2011, 01:27 PM
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DTS Golden Junior is registered AQHA. But he has a lot of horses in his pedigree marked palomino and dun factor. Someone else contacted me and said that he must carry to dilute genes. Cream gene from the palomino and the dun gene modifier is what makes him the way his eyes are.
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