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New_image 07-24-2012 11:35 AM

What would you call this color?
 
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texasgal 07-24-2012 11:37 AM

Is the first horse's sire a dilute?

(remaining horses are brown, brown, brown, imo.)

New_image 07-24-2012 11:42 AM

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New_image 07-24-2012 11:44 AM

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My question for her was more or less buckskin or smokey brown?

The light hair at the base of her tail and slight "roaning" threwout is harder to see on the pictures.

equiniphile 07-24-2012 11:55 AM

First horse almost looks grulla to me, but as that's not a possibility with his genetics, I'm going to guess buckskin.

Agree that last three are brown.

lilruffian 07-24-2012 12:01 PM

The foal is a buckskin. No grulla or dun because neither parent carries the gene. Palomino/cream typically dilutes, which is what has happened in this case, causing a buckskin out of a brown/bay.

NdAppy 07-24-2012 12:22 PM

IMO the foal is a brownskin/smokey brown. :-)

Poseidon 07-24-2012 12:25 PM

Definitely brownskin IMO.

New_image 07-24-2012 12:27 PM

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I understand the palomino giving the 50/50 at a dilute ;)

Just curious as to calling her a buckskin or a smokey brown.

Thanks for opinions!

texasgal 07-24-2012 12:33 PM

If she's brownskin .. then she's both! Right?


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