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ThirteenAcres 09-13-2012 11:53 PM

Opinion? 5 month old colt

Flecking on flanks that showed up as he shed out.

Here is my 5 month old colt. His mother is most definitely brown and his sire is a red dun paint. He's fully shed out here and you can see he's losing what were his very black stockings. He does have a few silver hairs in his tail and very faint flecking on his flanks.

Anyone wanna tell me what they think about his coloring?

oh vair oh 09-14-2012 12:05 AM

Could be a repressed sabino gene? Lily has those little white hairs all over her body, and they concentrate the most in the flank and armpit areas.

If you want to draw a comparison between a more expressive sabino:
The white roans out through her whole body.

stevenson 09-14-2012 12:54 AM

looks like roaning .

Mochachino 09-14-2012 04:08 AM

Yes it does look like roaning.

texasgal 09-14-2012 11:20 AM

Does not look like roan .. to me. I'm thinking some form of sabino?

(Lovin' me some Roux)

Dreamcatcher Arabians 09-14-2012 11:26 AM

Looks Rabicano to me

Chiilaa 09-14-2012 11:34 AM

Do you have a better picture of his tail head?

Poseidon 09-14-2012 11:45 AM

Not roan, as his parents are not roan. A better picture of his tail would determine possible rabicano.

ThirteenAcres 09-14-2012 11:51 AM

Close-up of his facial white and muzzle

This is his sire, picture belongs to HF member:

Tail...doesn't look as silver now as it did as a foal now that I'm looking...

And a couple of notes: His full brother AND half brother also have flecking on their flanks and silver in their tails and around their feed. One is a bay one is black. Both by the same sire.

Chiilaa 09-14-2012 11:52 AM

Can't make out much from that picture sorry :-(

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