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darkpaloma 07-15-2010 09:12 AM

What color Pattern is my yearling
 
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I got this filly about 3 1/2 weeks ago just curious but what is she an overo? I keep getting told she is a pinto becouse of the siver running around her white and brown spots? any ideas? I know she is a tri color check out the ticking around her hooves I like it and hope it doesn't fade out with age~ and she is a rescue! I didn't make her this way

Icyred 07-15-2010 11:16 AM

Paint is a breed; Pinto is a color pattern and mostly referred to pleasure breeds instead of stock breeds.

The pattern your horse has is Tobiano, a bay tobiano. :)

speedy da fish 07-15-2010 11:22 AM

Bay Tobiano and a perfect example of one.

Oh and the black marks around her hooves are 'ermine spots' they are a marking and probably wont fade. :)

Poco1220 07-15-2010 03:25 PM

I absolutely love the markings around her hooves!

equiniphile 07-15-2010 03:39 PM

Great example of a tobiano! More specifically, a bay tobiano. Paint is a breed, like a Quarter Horse or an arab. Pinto is a color term that people usually use to describe pleasure breeds. What breed is she?

DakotaLuv 07-15-2010 03:43 PM

Bay tobiano

Bakkir 07-15-2010 05:51 PM

I agree with the Bay Tobiano. There is no such thing as a tri-coloured paint. Its just sellers hype. Another example would be a rose-grey horse. Some people will believe its a rare colour and pay more but its just a chestnut turning grey. Still pretty, but doesn't last as they go fully grey.

Domino13011 07-15-2010 06:07 PM

My horse has the black markings around his hooves and they stayed..

She's very cute by the way!

boxer 07-15-2010 06:16 PM

she is bay tobiano, I love the spots around her hooves, it looks like she stepped in ink lol. She is very cute, love the little lightning strike on her face, congrats on rescuing her :)

Pinto is a term used for any colour pattern on any horse that is not a paint.

LilacsGirl 07-15-2010 06:29 PM

Bay Tobiano's Feet Markings
 
Nice filly - those black markings on her feet are not ticking, they are ermine spots and they will not fade, so that's good news!

Ticking is like a small section of white hairs that look like a little bit of roaning.


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