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lovelyStory 03-06-2013 01:05 PM

What colour is this gorgeous creature??
 
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I was going through a FB group i like called "Horses and Freedom" when i spotted this beautiful horse and fell in love with the colour. To me it's like a gun metal blue, but what would the proper colour be called?
Hope everyone is having a good day
~Story, in Ontario Canada

cowgirl4753 03-06-2013 01:08 PM

Grulla!
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verona1016 03-06-2013 01:10 PM

Grulla :-) (Black + dun) Not all of them are that gray in color- many tend to have a brownish cast to them.

lovelyStory 03-06-2013 01:11 PM

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Originally Posted by verona1016 (Post 1925367)
Grulla :-) (Black + dun) Not all of them are that gray in color- many tend to have a brownish cast to them.

I don't even know if it's a male or female, but it stopped me cold. I know you should never buy any animal for it's colour, but i'd sure like that one in my imaginary stable!! :D

NdAppy 03-06-2013 01:13 PM

GRULLO COLOR EXPLAINED: PHotos offered of grullo shades

^^^ shows some wonderful examples of the different shades that grulla/o comes in.

lovelyStory 03-06-2013 01:17 PM

i had no idea about grulla.. I've lurked in the background here for a few months, and i am so interested in all the genetics, but I have a slight learning disability and find it very hard to remember and RETAIN everything I am reading. I would have called that a roan lol

NdAppy 03-06-2013 01:20 PM

Well that is Reining In Diamonds and her lighter shade is due tocream and dun. AQHA Broodmares - Shining C Grulla Horses

NdAppy 03-06-2013 01:21 PM

Also it's wonderful that someone edited the ranch's name off the picture...

http://www.shiningchorses.com/_GCP59...opy%20copy.jpg

cowgirl928 03-06-2013 03:13 PM

Ok so I found this horse on that website you provided Appy, what color would the foal be? They do have quite the lookers for horses
http://www.shiningchorses.com/Jewel%20and%20Skip.jpg

Critter sitter 03-06-2013 03:20 PM

I want a Grulla colored horse next! if for only to drive my daughter crazy hehe for some reason when I say Grulla it makes her skin crawl.
Plus I just LOVE the color


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