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Alo 02-19-2013 02:24 AM

Curious as to what color my colt is? Input pls :)
 
Bo is a QH, coming 2 in May and I'm not sure about his color. I know that they can change as they age and most definitely with the seasons. But even with that aside, what would you call this color?

This is him last fall - approx. October
https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.n...81796152_n.jpg



And this is his winter coat
https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.n...11474062_n.jpg


And a close up in the sunshine :)
https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.n...45774524_n.jpg


People ask me what color he is, and I'm really not sure what to tell them.. lol so I discribe him and end up sounding like a tool.
Thanks in advance for any input :)

soenjer55 02-19-2013 02:26 AM

Honestly, he looks like he's greying out to me. He's really young, but as he ages he'll get whiter and whiter until you don't see the pigment of his base coat anymore. What a pretty boy, welcome to the forum!

FaceTheMusic 02-19-2013 02:45 AM

I think he's either rose grey or grey roan. Kind of need better pictures to be sure. He's a cutie!

HorseLovinLady 02-19-2013 03:06 AM

Do you know what color his parents are?

Peppy Barrel Racing 02-19-2013 09:34 AM

Looks grey to me :-)
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Chiilaa 02-19-2013 09:45 AM

Definitely a grey.

BarrelracingArabian 02-19-2013 10:07 AM

Oh yeah he's greying. I love that stage.

lilruffian 02-19-2013 08:27 PM

I agree with the others on grey

Drasayer 02-21-2013 09:37 PM

I know what to call his color: Interesting, lol. xD *runs away from being absolutely no help!*

RiverBelle 02-22-2013 12:29 AM

He looks to be a grullo going grey. I have never seen one in the grey-out stages before, but my mare was 'on paper' a grullo when she was born and I bought her a few months ago and she is a really pretty rose grey color. So, maybe that's what he is. Kinda nice to see someone with the same color going grey. Maybe grullo going grey isn't as uncommon as i thought. :)


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