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csimkunas6 03-09-2011 10:51 PM

What is his color?
 
Dont know paint terms too well...what color would you say he is? His ad said he is a Chestnut Overo....what would you say? Thanks!!

http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t...1/100_0229.jpg
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t...arch7th059.jpg
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t...arch7th060.jpg
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t...arch7th041.jpg

I was thinking minimal white Paint? LOL I have no idea!! Any help would be greatly appreciated!! Thanks

bubba13 03-09-2011 11:03 PM

Yeah, APHA would classify that under the generic term "overo." I don't think I'd even call him minimal, since he's pretty loudly marked. Sorrel base color (chestnut is basically the same thing; just a matter of semantics). I'd guess him genetically at frame/sabino, but those individual pattern genes aren't my area of expertise.

csimkunas6 03-09-2011 11:08 PM

The only reason I was thinking minimal is just because as far as markings over his body...he really doesnt have a whole lot(IMO) compared to other Overo's that Ive seen....but like I said, not familiar with Paint markings what so ever!!

Thanks for the post!!

Poseidon 03-09-2011 11:49 PM

The APHA woukd just call him a sorrel overo. But he definitely has frame. I'm not the best with sabino, but he might have it based on his leg markings.
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NdAppy 03-10-2011 12:14 AM

Not minimal in the least. :-) But yes, is a sorrel/chestnut overo.

csimkunas6 03-10-2011 12:20 AM

Thats what it said on his ad....thanks!!! Just double checking!!

TxCntrySweetheart 03-10-2011 12:57 AM

Looks like a sorrel overo paint to me. :) Very pretty boy

butterflysparkles 03-12-2011 04:00 PM

Congrats! He is so pretty. Sorry that I do not know alot about colors.

sam46044 03-21-2011 01:52 AM

sorrel overo

jdw 03-21-2011 11:25 AM

He is gorgeous! (And I concur with sorrel overo)


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