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Horsecrazy4ever 01-02-2013 11:28 PM

grey horse with BLOODY SPOTS?
 
hey!

I've got a question...

There is this gray horse with red roaning up his hind legs and quarters.... the owner says its called BLOODY SPOTS.

Does anybody know anything about this? Do you have pics of what that would look like?

thanks

Poco1220 01-02-2013 11:35 PM

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NdAppy 01-02-2013 11:35 PM

The owner is thinking of what are referred to as bloodmarks or bloody shoulder marks (even when not on the shoulder).

All it is is a concentration of their base color that hasn't and will not grey out.

any pics of the horse in question?

Chiilaa 01-02-2013 11:37 PM

It's usually called a "bloody shoulder" marking, but it isn't restricted to the shoulder.

http://images56.fotki.com/v1599/phot...oodySh1-vi.jpg

http://i551.photobucket.com/albums/i...g?t=1302894881
(Smrob's Dobe in this one lol)

NdAppy 01-02-2013 11:38 PM

White Horse Productions has some good examples here as well - Equine Color Genetics

Horsecrazy4ever 01-02-2013 11:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Chiilaa (Post 1826278)
It's usually called a "bloody shoulder" marking, but it isn't restricted to the shoulder.

http://images56.fotki.com/v1599/phot...oodySh1-vi.jpg

http://i551.photobucket.com/albums/i...g?t=1302894881
(Smrob's Dobe in this one lol)

wow!!

thanks for all of your guys' comments.

Would you consider this look pretty? Is it rare?

No pics of the horse....yet

jumanji321 01-03-2013 02:04 AM

I like the way it looks. Really different look but I don't know if it's rare or not.

Speed Racer 01-03-2013 07:15 AM

Not a fan of the bloody shoulder look, but many folks find it attractive.

Is it rare? No. Unusual yes, but not rare.


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