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horse_luver4e 11-11-2007 01:21 PM

Dorsal on a Paint???
My 3 year old filly is a bay paint but she has a dorsal stripe. It that rare or normal? Becuase I thought bay horses didn't have dorsals. :? Her last owner said it was becuase she is a paint, but how can this be?

HAL 11-14-2007 09:31 PM

Hello Actually they can. Check out this website, this may help you.

Sounds like the "dorsal" is pretty common. Hope this helps. My guy is a Red Dun Overo.

ponypile 11-21-2007 04:11 AM

Yes, a bay can have a dorsal strip. My friends warmblood has one. We know that she has no influence from a dun of any sort too, since she is a warmblood, and we know her pedigree. It's more common in light bays though.

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