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Honeysuga 12-23-2009 06:28 PM

Appy Manes (and tails)
 
So I have noticed that many Appaloosas do not have the best manes and tails. I was at moms yesterday and her Appy mare Satin has a very thick very long mane and a nice tail... She is even foundation bred and still somehow got the hair!

I will post hers after Christmas, but, for now, lets see those Appaloosa manes and tails, the wimpy and the long!

Also what size are your Appys? Satin is HUGE, @least 16hh and all legs! I always thought Sppys were smaller horses but she proved me wrong!

lilkitty90 12-23-2009 06:39 PM

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this is our Pregnant Appaloosa Snowflake! she has a pretty thick tail. but a wimpy mane lol

Honeysuga 12-23-2009 06:53 PM

Lol, she has about as many spots as Satin, she is a leopard, but she only has maybe 20 spots on her entire body!

lilkitty90 12-23-2009 07:07 PM

are you sure she is a leopard? Snowflake is a Roaned out Blanket appaloose. as she is 14-17 years old. so she used to have a blanket but has pretty much roaned completely out. thats why she has the coloring from her knees down and color on her muzzle mane and tail:D

mom2pride 12-24-2009 12:05 AM

Danni...I had him for about 4 mos this year. Varnish roan, with lots of spots! haha

http://photos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos..._7964476_n.jpg

Honeysuga 12-24-2009 02:23 AM

She is a leopard... registered so. She looks solid white right now, you can't see her spots 'cause of her long white hair. I will get pics, though I would hate to make everyone jealous cause of her long flowing locks! HEHE

QHDragon 12-24-2009 09:45 AM

Here is my appy mare, Lilly. She is for sale...

She is 6 years old and maybe about 15 hands, and really stocky. She moves more like an english horse though so hopefully she will find a home with somebody who does that.

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y18...e/PC050041.jpg
She's got a really thick tail, and a longer mane, but it is really thin.

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y18...e/IMG_0073.jpg

Trinity 12-24-2009 10:08 AM

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This was my appaloosa mare, Savhanna, who I regretfully don't own anymore.

Her mane was just growing back with the help of MTG, and boy was it one THICK mohawk!
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I'm actually going to contact her current owner and tell her if she decides to sell her, I'd be happy to buy her back.

danastark 12-24-2009 12:14 PM

Our POA/Appy actually has plenty of hair although his mane is sort of sparse right now due to playing with our other geldings:

http://inlinethumb48.webshots.com/17...600x600Q85.jpg

http://inlinethumb13.webshots.com/34...600x600Q85.jpg

He has enough to braid nicely.
http://inlinethumb45.webshots.com/18...600x600Q85.jpg

Eastowest 12-24-2009 12:47 PM

>>>> She is a leopard... registered so.

Where is she registered? Reason I ask is that ApHC doesn't use the terms leopard or blanket, just descriptive language about where the pattern is-- like a B/W eopard would get called "black- white with spots over entire body" or if it had some darker trim, "blue roan- white with spots over body and hips", and a B/W horse with a spotted blanket would be "black- white with spots over loin and hips"-- and etc.
What registry uses the term "leopard"?


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