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KawaiiCharlie 01-17-2011 08:38 AM

what colour is Measles?
 
this is measles, a cob from a riding school i used to work at.
I was just curious, What colour is he? because i have no idea lol
this is the only picture i have of him.

wyominggrandma 01-17-2011 08:55 AM

Maybe a roan. Not sure about that but I LOVE the name. How cute

KawaiiCharlie 01-17-2011 09:07 AM

i got told Blue Roan, but hes not really that blue colour so im not sure. plus he has the spots around his mouth & eyes..
& yeah i love his name too lol suits him. hes a sweetie :)

Jacksmama 01-17-2011 09:28 AM

To my knowledge a roan is supposed to have a dark head and legs and you can clearly see light coloring on his face, if he's a roan there is also something else working on his coloring there. Very cute!

NdAppy 01-17-2011 09:33 AM

Looks like he is carrying LP (appaloosa coloring), or grey. Hard to tell with just the one picture. :-)

Alwaysbehind 01-17-2011 10:42 AM

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Originally Posted by NdAppy (Post 892562)
Looks like he is carrying LP (appaloosa coloring),

That was my thought from the one photo too.

ShutUpJoe 01-17-2011 10:53 AM

He looks like a varnish grey to me. Possibly with a snowflake pattern? As he's got larger white spots.

KawaiiCharlie 01-17-2011 11:58 AM

oh okay. thank you :) i'll go take a few more pictures of him at the riding school this week, thats if hes still there. havent been there for a few months & she likes to sell & buy horses alot lol

lilkitty90 01-17-2011 07:21 PM

yup i say Varnish roan, especially if he is on the younger side of things. with either a snowflake pattern or MAYBE fewspot but i'm not so sure on that one. gorgeous boy either way!

KawaiiCharlie 01-18-2011 07:09 AM

i dont think hes all that young, i think hes about 8 im not too sure i'll have to ask her. so you definitely think he has appy in him? he came from a dealer so we have no idea lol


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