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jingojewel 01-20-2012 05:08 PM

Color question on yearling
 
We have a yearling paint colt out of a smoky black mare and our sorrel stallion. When he was born, he looked like a palomino, now he's like a golden buckskin kind of color, but he has no black on his legs, but he has a black mane and tail? Or mostly black anyway. Anyone have any idea on what color he might be? I can't post a picture because I'm on my phone
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CLaPorte432 01-20-2012 05:21 PM

You would have to post pictures for anyone to give you a decent response.

From the sounds of it, he very well may be a buckskin. His genetics tell him he could be. Same with the color that you describe. Not all buckskins have black points on their legs.

Then again, he could be palomino that has the sooty gene that will make his mane/tail dirty looking.

16.67% -Smoky Black
16.67% -Buckskin
16.67% -Black
16.67% -Bay
16.67% -Palomino
16.67% -Chestnut

Country Woman 01-20-2012 05:28 PM

Would love to see some pictures of your horse

jingojewel 01-20-2012 05:37 PM

http://i.imgur.com/mD0Kl.jpg

I figured it out!
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jingojewel 01-20-2012 05:39 PM

http://i.imgur.com/ttTXJ.jpg
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jingojewel 01-20-2012 05:40 PM

http://i.imgur.com/GlYJD.jpg
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CLaPorte432 01-20-2012 07:01 PM

Oh he is cute!

I'd definitely say he's a buckskin.

He's so adorable!

paintedpastures 01-20-2012 08:37 PM

Looks more like a palomino with Sooty gene than a buckskin:D
Morgan Colors- Palomino Morgan Horses

NdAppy 01-20-2012 09:00 PM

Buckskin. White on the legs is hiding the black leg points. :-)

CLaPorte432 01-20-2012 10:02 PM

He is just darling. Can I have him? :D LoL


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