Liver chestnut or regular chestnut?
This is something I have discussed with multiple people and I have gotten different answers. My horse's previous owner called him a liver chestnut but others tell me he is a regular chestnut and I am having trouble deciding which one he is. He has the mane and tail of a more liver chestnut horse but his coat isn't as dark. His tail has a lighter tone of chestnut down at the bottom. Also, he has a few (maybe 3) small random splotches of darker chestnut on his coat, if that helps. http://i399.photobucket.com/albums/p...rstshow015.jpg http://i399.photobucket.com/albums/p...n/P1020582.jpg
|Lobelia Overhill ||01-03-2010 07:01 AM |
first pic I'd have said chestnut, but looking at his mane and tail in the second I'm going to say liver chestnut, his mane and tail are too dark for a regular chestnut colouring ...
|lillie ||01-03-2010 07:08 AM |
with that dark mane and tail , he is what is referred to as a bright bay. not a chestnut at all
|Sophie19 ||01-03-2010 08:25 AM |
Maybe Blood Bay?
|heyycutter ||01-03-2010 08:43 AM |
i think bright bay is right also
chestnuts really dont have that dark of mane and tails
|speedy da fish ||01-03-2010 09:07 AM |
he looks liver chestnut in the 1st picture, but bay in the 2nd apart from the slight brown tinge in the tail.
|iridehorses ||01-03-2010 09:19 AM |
Photos can be a poor indicator concerning colors that are very close due to camera differences but I don't see how anyone sees Bay. There are no black points aside from mane and tail. What I see is Brown, pure and simple. Bay (horse) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
|clipclops ||01-03-2010 09:32 AM |
I agree with a bay. He is a bay without black leggings.
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