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kimmyd01 06-24-2011 11:13 AM

what colour do you think my mare is?

NdAppy 06-24-2011 02:29 PM

Silver dapple with snowflakes and possibly varnish.

Travellersmom88 06-24-2011 04:30 PM


Originally Posted by NdAppy (Post 1075367)
Silver dapple with snowflakes and possibly varnish.

exactly what i was thinking :)

kimmyd01 06-25-2011 12:22 AM

kimmyd01 06-25-2011 03:00 AM

padgetts79 06-25-2011 09:16 AM


kimmyd01 06-27-2011 09:13 AM

Chiilaa 06-27-2011 09:17 AM


Originally Posted by padgetts79 (Post 1076113)

Not a chance of this horse being dun IMO.

Rawlo 06-27-2011 10:06 AM

I think there may even be some strawberry roan in there somewhere, he's a cute little he branded?

Chiilaa 06-27-2011 10:10 AM

Rawlo the 'roan' that you can see is the 'varnish' roan. Rather than classic roan that causes strawberry roan, it is part of the appy colour family. A good way to distinguish is that classic roan usually leaves the head and legs fairly solid, and while it may change from season to season, it is usually a consistent colour from year to year. Varnish roan on the other hand is very happy to roan the extremities, and as the horse gets older, it will generally roan further.

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