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jcamp 01-07-2011 01:47 PM

Is she a Medicine Hat ?
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This is Bisquit our 5 yo Paint mare. We've heard her called a medicine hat by several people and wern't very familiar with what makes a paint a medicine hat. The only color on her is her bonnet that comes down over her right eye and a round spot about 16" around the base of her tail and tail same color.

mbender 01-07-2011 01:56 PM

I don't think that's considered a medicine hat. Could be wrong.
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Sahara 01-07-2011 02:00 PM

Technically speaking, I believe there needs to be a break of white between the color over the ears/poll and the rest of the face.

NdAppy 01-07-2011 02:21 PM

No she isn't a medicine hat. There should be no connecting color between a "hat" of color that covers the ears and any other color on the head/neck.

lilruffian 01-07-2011 04:14 PM

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No. The marking should look like a "hat", meaning it should only cover the ears & poll (like the one in the pic below).
Very pretty mare though. My aunt had one that looked almost just like her, only she had no other color markings on her body!

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