- - Brown or Bay
|MysterySparrow ||10-22-2011 12:18 AM |
Brown or Bay
I got her in the middle of summer all bleached out and faded except her black legs and ears. The breeder called her a bay and I assumed she was until her winter coat came in. I have never been around a true brown, but the light muzzle is listed as a trait so now I am wondering what color my horse is. What do you think and how can I tell?
|FreeDestiny ||10-22-2011 12:32 AM |
Bays usually have black manes/tails,lower legs and noses. If he's changing colours frequently as time goes by, I'd definitely say brown.
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|bubba13 ||10-22-2011 12:58 AM |
Brown. She has the light red/fawn points on the muzzle, belly, and hindquarters.
|MysterySparrow ||10-22-2011 01:08 AM |
Thanks guys! Like I said, I've never been around a brown before lol and trying to look at pics online and compare them to her to figure it out was giving me a headache because of all the variants and interpretations.
|Chiilaa ||10-22-2011 02:17 AM |
Brown can and do have black legs and mane and tail. A bay won't get lighter on the muzzle and flank, brown will.
|Poseidon ||10-22-2011 03:26 PM |
Very much brown.
And like Chiilaa said, there can be light browns that look very bay with their obvious black points, but are actually brown.
|Cinder ||10-22-2011 04:06 PM |
Brown. The coloring of her muzzle definitely pegs her as one.
|BlackCricket ||10-22-2011 08:54 PM |
just for my own curiosity--do you have pics of the parents?
|NdAppy ||10-22-2011 09:05 PM |
Can i ask why you are wanting to see the parents Cricket?
|BlackCricket ||10-22-2011 09:07 PM |
mainly because the youngster looks a lot like a friends brown with creme (only tested for creme, not brown)...so was curious to see if he had a creme parent or not :)
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