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Ambomoonu 01-21-2013 02:08 PM

Adopted A Rescue Horse Justice *ROAN?*
I adopted this horse. Payed for an eye removal and after she healed for a couple weeks brought her home. She was starved and beaten. The owner was who crushed her eye in. She always had other horses with crushed eyes.
I have watched her get healthier. She is the biggest sweetheart anyways, I can not figure out what kind of roan she is. I am pretty sure she is a roan.

Here are some pictures. First are some of her in the summer when she was still gaining weight and then slowly moving to winter as she got darker.

Just looking at her legs I would say Chestnut. Then I get confused because her main and tail seem to dark. I have never seen a chestnut roan with that dark of a main and tail and face. Sorry if I am just pretty stupid with roans lol they confuse me. Maybe she isn't even a roan?

They lady that had her and others had bred her and a few other mares to a fewspot Appy.

Ambomoonu 01-21-2013 02:10 PM

Also the blanket she has on was what she came with from the rescue. I got her a new one. That on rubbed her shoulders. I hated it.

Spotted 01-21-2013 02:19 PM

She is a beauty! so nice of you to take her. Ya the black mane and tail confuses me to. sorry no help from me :) maybe brown?

Peppy Barrel Racing 01-21-2013 02:22 PM

She looks like a liver/sooty chestnut with roan

NdAppy 01-21-2013 02:27 PM

Liver chestnut roan

verona1016 01-21-2013 02:52 PM

Yep, liver chestnut. Possibly sooty, but the mane color looks to match her neck/body color in her winter/less roaned coat, so sooty's not necessarily present.

Poor girl... no horse should have to suffer that kind of abuse :-( Glad she found her way to you, though!

Ambomoonu 01-21-2013 04:58 PM

Thank you guys :)
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Faceman 01-21-2013 05:16 PM

Why do you put the best hay in the bottom of the bucket?...:rofl:

khollon 01-22-2013 12:32 AM

Like a rose gray... Blue roan deal . Ish . Maybe ? Either way
I am absolutely in love with it .:))
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stevenson 01-22-2013 12:38 AM

she looks like a total diff horse with the pounds on her. ! she is a cutie.
She looks sweet just following along the trail. Brown roan ? I am not good at these new color terms.. sooty etc.

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