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WarArrow 01-12-2012 12:22 PM

Could My Mare Be Considered A Medicine Hat?
 
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I've been trying to figure out if my 4 year old Paint mare, Arrow, could be considered a medicine hat. Any help would be appreciated!

lilruffian 01-12-2012 12:33 PM

I dont think so. Medicine hat markings are not supposed to extent beyond the eyes, giving it the impression of a hat on their heads

WarArrow 01-12-2012 12:36 PM

That is what I was thinking but I just wanted to be sure. Thanks!

loveduffy 01-12-2012 12:49 PM

:lol:all horses are medical I know if I do not get my dose of horse I go crazy

Newby32 01-12-2012 01:54 PM

What a cool looking horse!

annaleah 01-12-2012 02:04 PM

like lilruffian said, if the markings go beyond the eyes,,it's not considered one...but what cool markings she has, and love that black on her front leg..definetly an eye catcher!

Painted 01-12-2012 02:13 PM

Wow she is beautiful!

Bridgertrot 01-12-2012 03:28 PM

I would say no as well. Medicine hats look exactly as they sound. A hat. It shouldn't extend over the eyes or down the neck like your horse has.
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nuisance 01-12-2012 05:15 PM

And, they're are suppose to have colored markings on their flanks, if I rememeber reading right.
But she is purty!

WesternBella 01-12-2012 05:22 PM

She is very beautiful :)
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