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MLBarsHoney 12-20-2012 03:23 PM

What color is this horse?
 
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Hi, my friend sent this horse to me asking what color she is, and i would say blue roan, but apparently she has a brown head. What do you guys think? Thanks in advance! :D

NdAppy 12-20-2012 04:08 PM

He appears grey actually....

Tryst 12-20-2012 04:21 PM

Looks like a varnish appy in the winter shots

verona1016 12-20-2012 04:37 PM

Looks gray to me too. She does look like a black or brown roan in some of the photos, but roan wouldn't affect the face or tail; she could be black or brown roan that is in the beginning stages of graying out. Is she fairly young?

ponyboy 12-20-2012 07:38 PM

Don't greys turn lighter on their heads first? I think blue roan.

Chiilaa 12-20-2012 07:51 PM

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Originally Posted by ponyboy (Post 1808422)
Don't greys turn lighter on their heads first? I think blue roan.

Yes, it does. And you can see the paler hairs on the face already. Another indicator is the tail - you would expect a dark tail on a roan, but this horse has a lighter section to its tail. That is caused by grey too.

BarrelRacingLvr 12-20-2012 08:41 PM

Gray....Roans faces don't have roan, they have solid faces (some have the occasional random hairs on the jowels) and their tails are solid. She has white speckled throughout her face, and her tail has gray/white at the bottom and both are indicators of gray.

MLBarsHoney 12-20-2012 10:58 PM

Thanks everyone!

Iseul 12-20-2012 11:10 PM

-edit- I probably shouldve looked at all the pictures instead of one before I posted, Im going to agree with grey.
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