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Chula 08-10-2012 12:23 AM

Would you consider Kody a palomino?
 
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This is my mom's little horse Kody, who we bought a couple years ago. He is old and sweet. We dont know much about him or his history or even his breed really. Nothing is more than a guess.
I have always just called him a palomino, he is bright blonde all over. The pictures I am posting are a terrible representation of how his coat usually looks. They were taken in the one cold winter month here in AZ, so he is more fluffy and dull than his usual coat (when he sheds out).

Anyways- would you call this a palomino?

BarrelracingArabian 08-10-2012 12:28 AM

No i dont think he is a pally. He looks like a either a ren dun or a light chestnut.
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LovesMyDunnBoy 08-10-2012 01:00 AM

I think he's a red dun, but couldn't be sure unless I saw a dorsal stripe. My red dun colt looked very similar to him, but lighter and I often had people telling me "He's a pretty pally" lol
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Chula 08-10-2012 01:07 AM

Yeah, he has no dorsal stripe.
My Appy mare is a red dun, and her coat is much darker than his which is why I have a hard time saying that he is "red" at all, but I guess there are quite a few shades of each color.

muumi 08-10-2012 12:30 PM

He looks like a chestnut to me.

Speed Racer 08-10-2012 12:33 PM

Sorrel/chestnut. Definitely not a pally.

TimberRidgeRanch 08-10-2012 01:05 PM

I would say Sorrel/chestnut definately not palomino

TRR

MyLittleHunter 08-10-2012 02:18 PM

I'd say he's sorrel/chestnut. Just a lighter shade. :)

Asama 08-10-2012 02:39 PM

Definitely sorrel/chestnut! Looks like my parents Peruvian paso gelding in colour :)

Chula 08-10-2012 02:50 PM

Thanks everyone for your feedback :) Im going to get some better (and more recent) pictures and post them in the breed forum next to have people take a stab at what breed they think he is. I like getting everyones opnion


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