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lucky2008 12-21-2011 07:56 PM

What color is my appaloosa? Picture heavy
 
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I know he is roan and has a small blanket.

This is what it says about his sire
Homozygous Black
E/E a/a

Sire
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Dam
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Taken 2 weeks ago
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This picture is a year old
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summer
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kjr5horses 12-21-2011 07:58 PM

Looks like a black appy who fades when left in the pasture ;) But I could be wrong its kind of hard to tell in the indoor pictures ;)

lucky2008 12-21-2011 08:01 PM

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Taken October 24th
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kjr5horses 12-21-2011 08:05 PM

:) Still say black blanket appy :) She just fades when out in the sun for too long.

Gorgeous girl BTW!

Cinnys Whinny 12-21-2011 08:08 PM

But it has a mealy muzzle, blacks don't...I'd say it's a Brown, or what is lovingly referred to on HF as "Bad Ass Brown." They can get dark like a black but the muzzle stays a mealy brown color... the outdoor pic def shows a mealy muzzle.

kjr5horses 12-21-2011 08:12 PM

But his brown muzzle was only brown when he was faded the rest it is black.

NdAppy 12-21-2011 08:14 PM

Need better pictures where the horse is not in shadows

NdAppy 12-21-2011 08:15 PM

kjr5 - you can't tell that from these pictures. These are not pictures I would use to determine base color. White pattern? Possibly, but not base color.

lucky2008 12-21-2011 08:42 PM

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kjr5horses- He is not black that fades he is a roan

Cinnys Whinny 12-21-2011 09:52 PM

In blacks that fade (my horse is a fading black) the legs usually stay black too, especially near the hooves...I see brown there in the pics... I still say "bad ass brown"


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