|westernhorse ||04-29-2011 12:49 AM |
Is she starting to Roan?
My yearling is Reg. as a Bay Tobiano, but lately as her winter coat is shed... shes getting more and more grey on her... :??????????????????????????????????????????
|westernhorse ||04-29-2011 12:54 AM |
sorry, one of the pics didnt upload
|Poseidon ||04-29-2011 01:03 AM |
What colour are her parents? She can only be a roan or gray if one of her parents was a roan or gray.
|NdAppy ||04-29-2011 01:03 AM |
It depends. What colors are her sire and dam?
|westernhorse ||04-29-2011 01:05 AM |
her sire was Shai's Commander... and he was a chestnut/rabicano, and her dam is El Painted Mist, she is a black/tobaino.
|Poseidon ||04-29-2011 01:19 AM |
It's very likely that it is rabicano. Her tail is completely white, isn't it? That would make the distinguishing coontail impossible.
|westernhorse ||04-29-2011 01:21 AM |
her tail is like 95% white..... theres one thick streak of black in it, and a small streak of a reddish brown...
|Poseidon ||04-29-2011 01:24 AM |
Coon tails show up at the very top and don't extend very far down.
Like this: http://www.pasofinohorsedirectory.co...achmentID=1376
But on her, you wouldn't be able to see it. I would say rabicano if her sire was rabicano. Post more pictures when she sheds out some more.
|westernhorse ||04-29-2011 01:26 AM |
will deffinately do... im not sure if its just her winter coat coming out funny or what... as a filly she was a nice bright solid bay... but now the bay is covered in gray
|Poseidon ||04-29-2011 01:33 AM |
Winter coats are funky too. My golden buckskin turned this ridiculous orange, almost sorrel colour this winter. Now, as she's shedding, she's got large patches with dark brown hairs mixed in so she looks sooty. Another member has a buckskin gelding that does the same thing when he sheds, then they both lighten up to normal later. Haha.
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