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RunSlideStop 01-06-2013 11:02 PM

What colour? (again)
 
Curious what colour this boy is? Seems similar to the mare I posted. I trained him for a short while a few years ago and loved his colour, particularly his face:

http://photos-d.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos...883_n.jpg?dl=1

Peppy Barrel Racing 01-06-2013 11:05 PM

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Originally Posted by RunSlideStop (Post 1832392)
Curious what colour this boy is? Seems similar to the mare I posted. I trained him for a short while a few years ago and loved his colour, particularly his face:

http://photos-d.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos...883_n.jpg?dl=1

Some sort of dun maybe a bay dun. The photo is a little dark so I'm not entirely sure of the color.

Chiilaa 01-06-2013 11:05 PM

Definitely a dun. Can't tell what base, as the lighting is playing with the colours. Possibly bay dun.

Poseidon 01-06-2013 11:09 PM

Agreeing with the definite dun, but the base isn't clear with that lighting.

RunSlideStop 01-06-2013 11:10 PM

Pretty much the colour you see is what colour he is. Caramel brown with the darker briwn/blackish points. I love the dark almost "bloodspots" type mark on his shoulders, and his face.

How can you tell he is dun?

Poseidon 01-06-2013 11:12 PM

You can see hints at zebra barring on his legs, but primarily the shading on his shoulder and neck. That is a dun marking.

He could be bay dun, but it's also possible he could be dunskin.

Bridgertrot 01-06-2013 11:58 PM

Yep, a very heavy marked dun. Very pretty.
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