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New_image 07-24-2012 12:35 PM

What would you call this color?
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And this brown vrs. bay is confusing to me. A lot of what you all are calling brown I always thought was bay. I've always pictured brown as this gelding,

Or this mare,

Dumb it down for me? And that makes this filly's dam a...... ?



texasgal 07-24-2012 12:37 PM

Is the first horse's sire a dilute?

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

New_image 07-24-2012 12:42 PM

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Tribby's sire is a palomino,

And here she is freshly hatched,

New_image 07-24-2012 12:44 PM

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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 12:55 PM

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 01:01 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 01:22 PM

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

Poseidon 07-24-2012 01:25 PM

Definitely brownskin IMO.

New_image 07-24-2012 01:27 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 01:33 PM

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

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