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    03-05-2011, 02:08 PM
  #31
Weanling
How can you tell the difference between a Palomino and a Silver Bay?


Anyways here is Lola..

Before I got her



And now 5 months later

     
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    03-06-2011, 01:33 AM
  #32
Yearling
QUOTE:How can you tell the difference between a Palomino and a Silver Bay?

Sarahandlola, sorry not my line of expertise....
But I am sure when CheyAut checks back she will be able to explain it for you, she knows all about that stuff!


     
    03-06-2011, 02:30 AM
  #33
Started
Well a palomino is chestnut with cream. So they will be pretty uniform in color, with a white mane/tail.

Silver bay is bay with the silver gene. Silver lightens black based coats, has no effect on red based. It often, but not always, lightens the mane/tail, sometimes just a little, sometimes to white. Silver bays still have a bayish tone to their bodies often (some look chestnut though). Their legs are a chocolatey color. When shaved they will be greyish, often with dapples. A palomino shaved would just get lighter, maybe even whitish looking. Silver bays are often born looking chestnut.
     
    03-06-2011, 02:38 AM
  #34
Yearling
Mm hmm, what did I tell ya!
A walking encyclopedia of knowledge...

Didn't you mention something about adding some pics too earlier?
Hint, hint, hint

     
    03-06-2011, 03:03 AM
  #35
Super Moderator
Wow! There are lots of great transformations here!
I don't know if average sized horses (she's technically a pony, I guess..haha) are "allowed", but I think my girl, Lacey, is a pretty good transformation...I maaaaay be be a bit biased though.... Haha

Before: She was about a bazillion pounds overweight and basically ridiculously bonkers



2 1/2 years later (plus her winter coat):

     
    03-07-2011, 06:56 AM
  #36
Started
Quote:
Originally Posted by SpiritedLittleCopperSpots    
Mm hmm, what did I tell ya!
A walking encyclopedia of knowledge...

Didn't you mention something about adding some pics too earlier?
Hint, hint, hint

I haven't been on my computer. Work weekends are 12 hour days, rest of my time is spent with the animals or sleep. I will soon as I can though! (I'm at work using my Droid)
     
    03-07-2011, 02:36 PM
  #37
Yearling
Uhg! 12 hour days......
Perfectly understandable!

     
    04-18-2011, 07:26 PM
  #38
Teen Forum Moderator
Ahh, these guys are adorable! Heres some of my girl, Sour.


Wasn't really neglected or anything, just UGLY, mean, and in need of being shod/wormed xD almost a year old in this picture.


And now, at nearly three


(haha, this one is her meeting the new gelding. Evidently she didnt like him at all)

she's still got some of her winter coat, but hopefully you can see just how pretty she's gotten! Some lunging/neck flexation has cured her ewe neck, her back evened out, she's a total sweetheart, and her face...well, it reminds me of a babydoll's ^^
     
    04-18-2011, 07:48 PM
  #39
Yearling
Sour's looking good there!
She is due to foal soon isn't she?
     
    04-18-2011, 07:53 PM
  #40
Yearling
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wallaby    
Wow! There are lots of great transformations here!
I don't know if average sized horses (she's technically a pony, I guess..haha) are "allowed", but I think my girl, Lacey, is a pretty good transformation...I maaaaay be be a bit biased though.... Haha

Before: She was about a bazillion pounds overweight and basically ridiculously bonkers



2 1/2 years later (plus her winter coat):

Wallaby, Lacey looks great!
Hope her "bonkers" demeanor also improved?


I love the color of her winter coat, for some reason it makes me think of peach fuzz in areas....
     

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