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Rebelappy 01-09-2009 01:21 AM

Buckskin Or Grulla
 
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ok i have asked a few of you but im going to ask for everyones opinion wether my paint horse looks grulla or buckskin he is registered buckskin im on the fence on his color not really sure i do know it is diffrent.. the pics arent his best side got love winter to though it is the cleanest hes been when there is mud in the pasture

minihorse927 01-09-2009 01:56 AM

looks buckskin

CheyAut 01-09-2009 05:46 AM

There appears to be a dorsal stripe. That would make him a dun. I don't think grulla (unless he's VERY sun bleached), so bay dun. It's also possible for him to have cream, making him a buckskin dun (some call it dunskin).

LauraB 01-09-2009 07:35 AM

I have heard people call horses that are his color "sooty buckskin".

Angel_Leaguer 01-09-2009 08:05 AM

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Originally Posted by CheyAut (Post 225928)
There appears to be a dorsal stripe. That would make him a dun. I don't think grulla (unless he's VERY sun bleached), so bay dun. It's also possible for him to have cream, making him a buckskin dun (some call it dunskin).

you took the words out of my mouth...lol

iridehorses 01-09-2009 08:11 AM

A Grulla can have, and often does have, a dorsal stripe but from the pictures I agree with everyone's assessment of being a Dun.

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American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) - Grullo. Body color smoky or mouse-colored (not a mixture of black and white hairs, but each hair is mouse colored); mane and tail black; usually has a dorsal stripe and black on lower legs.

somersetfarms 01-09-2009 08:22 AM

Isn't a grulla a black dun?
This horse does not appear black at all.

CheyAut 01-09-2009 11:53 AM

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Originally Posted by iridehorses (Post 225976)
A Grulla can have, and often does have, a dorsal stripe but from the pictures I agree with everyone's assessment of being a Dun.

A grulla WILL have a dorsal, because a grulla is a black horse with the dun gene :)

Curly_Horse_CMT 01-09-2009 01:08 PM

He looks like a darker buckskin. He doesnt have that "mousey grey" of the typical grulla.

Curly_Horse_CMT 01-09-2009 01:09 PM

He looks to be a darker shaded buckskin. He doesnt seem to have the "mousey grey" shade of grulla.


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