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stingerscricket 07-20-2012 02:25 AM

Is she really a buckskin?
 
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My friend is selling this horse and had her listed as buckskin on the ad. I asked her if it was a mistake and she said nope she's a buckskin with no explanation. So is she correct, and if so what makes her a buckskin? I thought she was a red dun, as there are no black points or anything indicating buckskin to me.

BarrelRacingLvr 07-20-2012 02:34 AM

No....she is a Red Dun....not even close to being a buckskin. Your friend has not a clue.

SorrelHorse 07-20-2012 02:39 AM

Yeahhh that's a red dun...

Another red dun

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphot...13587764_n.jpg

A buckskin

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphot...87334627_n.jpg

stingerscricket 07-20-2012 02:39 AM

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Originally Posted by BarrelRacingLvr (Post 1606784)
No....she is a Red Dun....not even close to being a buckskin. Your friend has not a clue.


Okay thanks for the reply, I was gonna say I am completely missing something if THAT is a buckskin. I guess colors just aren't her strong point :?

MelissaAnn 07-20-2012 09:36 AM

She might be able to sell her faster if she gave an accurate description. I wouldn't buy a horse from someone who didn't know the color. Just makes me wonder what else they could be mistaken about.

TexanFreedom 07-20-2012 02:29 PM

Red Dun. Your friend was waaayyy off.

I agree with MelissaAnn; maybe you could show her what a buckskin is supposed to look like next to a red dun, and tell her to correct her mistake.

stingerscricket 07-20-2012 02:46 PM

I'll tell her. I'm not really sure what was going on in her head, because she used to have a gelding that actually was a buckskin, so she knows what they look like. Maybe it was one of those things where she was saying buckskin out loud and thinking dun in her head...not really sure

CLaPorte432 07-20-2012 02:51 PM

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She is red dun....but...the American Buckskin Horse Association registers buckskins and duns. Red, bay and grulla.


So she could be registered as the "breed/registry" buckskin but not the "color" buckskin.

stingerscricket 07-20-2012 03:00 PM

OHHH you're right, I remember her saying one of her horses was registered with the Buckskin Horse Association!

Army wife 07-28-2012 03:08 AM

Sorrelhorse...that buckskin looks familiar...wouldn't be j. smith's horse, Sausha would it?


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