Your Horse Is NOT Tri-colored.. It Is A Bay Paint.
 
 

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Your Horse Is NOT Tri-colored.. It Is A Bay Paint.

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    03-26-2013, 01:12 PM
  #1
Foal
Your Horse Is NOT Tri-colored.. It Is A Bay Paint.

Seriously?!

"I just had this adorable tri-colored foal born yesterday. He is brown and white with a black tail. Isn't he just gorgeous?"

I grinned and Aw'd. I don't think it would have gone over well had I told my biology teacher that he did not in fact have a tri-colored horse.

Then a fellow student then went on to say he also had a tri-colored horse. I quote "She is brown and white with a little black in her tail and mane."

Face palm.
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    03-26-2013, 01:28 PM
  #2
Weanling
Well....technically, they do have horses who exhibit three different colours on their coats. :P
     
    03-26-2013, 01:29 PM
  #3
Showing
Regular bays with stockings or a blaze have the same colors and nobody calls them tri-colored. I have to agree with the OP. 'Tri-color' is just a silly buzz word that people have come up with to make their animal seem more special.

I guess by that criteria, my plain bay with a tiny sock and smidge of white on his forehead is 'tri-colored'. Does that make my chestnut with stockings/blaze and my fleabitten gray 'bi-colored', then?
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    03-26-2013, 01:29 PM
  #4
Green Broke
Tri, equals 3, Sounds like three colors to me,
     
    03-26-2013, 01:33 PM
  #5
Started
If the horse is 3 colors it does mean tri . I know that the terminology is different but as kenda said..... lol
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    03-26-2013, 02:05 PM
  #6
Weanling
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Originally Posted by Speed Racer    
Regular bays with stockings or a blaze have the same colors and nobody calls them tri-colored.

Maybe we should start! May sell a few bays at exorbitant prices that way!

Heck I've got a flaxen chestnut with sabino, mines tri-coloured too!
     
    03-26-2013, 02:10 PM
  #7
Showing
Amen!!!! That's a pet peeve of mine... Otherwise my bay gelding with socks is tri-coloured too, right?
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    03-26-2013, 02:16 PM
  #8
Weanling
I learned about colours the old fashioned British way, where we just describe the look not the genetics. So tricolour was a real colour, as was piebald and skew bald, and brown was someone stupid looking at a liver chestnut... I can admit that it's not genetically right, but when everyone understands what we're talking about, it doesn't bother me... Where I live, if I called anything a 'paint' I'd also get laughed out te place. Brits don't do 'americanisms'.
     
    03-26-2013, 02:23 PM
  #9
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by minstrel    
I learned about colours the old fashioned British way, where we just describe the look not the genetics. So tricolour was a real colour, as was piebald and skew bald, and brown was someone stupid looking at a liver chestnut... I can admit that it's not genetically right, but when everyone understands what we're talking about, it doesn't bother me... Where I live, if I called anything a 'paint' I'd also get laughed out te place. Brits don't do 'americanisms'.
'Paint' is a really common term in the U.S. But is misused a lot... technically a horse is not a Paint unless it's registered with the APHA. But a lot of people don't know the difference between pinto (any of the various white patterning genes except appaloosa) and Paint (the breed).
     
    03-26-2013, 02:28 PM
  #10
Green Broke
What would he be considered in your opinion?

And I don't mean the idiot ex S-I-L barefoot next to him..lol

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