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CupidsBlessing 06-25-2011 11:42 AM

I just purchased my first filly. What color is she?
 
http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphot..._7728473_n.jpg
This is Cupid when i first go her.
http://a7.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphot..._5063303_n.jpg
Here is another one.
http://a7.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphot..._2274801_n.jpg
This is her in early spring. She looks almost black?
http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphot..._1116845_n.jpg
Heres another one! :)
http://a7.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphot..._3883285_n.jpg
Here she looks almost red...
http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphot..._4103868_n.jpg
And check out that tail! :) any thoughts on what color she is? she also has a big spot on her belly that is a very light brown in color.

NdAppy 06-25-2011 11:46 AM

Base color is brown.

What color were the sire and dam? That tail is making me think grey as well.

CupidsBlessing 06-25-2011 11:49 AM

Her mom is dark black and her father is tabino. He is light brown with white spots.

lilruffian 06-25-2011 12:50 PM

I would say brown or dark bay. Definitely not black. The light color in her tail could be bleaching from the sun or probably a trait she inherited from her sire. Many tobianos have 2-toned manes & tails.

NdAppy 06-25-2011 02:00 PM

Not dark bay. Brown for sure. The tell tale lightening of the muzzle is the major indicator.

Not grey is neither parent were/are grey

dakini 06-25-2011 08:14 PM

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My mare looked identical to that coloring when she was a yearling now she is 19yrs old and tail just has highlights.

Lis 06-25-2011 08:52 PM

Is she Arab or part Arab? Looking at that pic with her holding her tail so high she looks to be. Her tail colour could be something called a Gulastra plume which I've seen quite a bit on Arabs.

Savvy Debonair 06-28-2011 08:43 AM

I'm inclined to say she's a seal brown, she has the light colouring on the inside off her legs, her flanks, her muzzle and around her eye. The tail is getting me though. Could just be a random mutation, something curious though! :).

Chiilaa 06-28-2011 10:49 AM

I am inclined to go with a Gulastra Plume too. I don't know much about them but it looks about right, and is most commonly seen in Arabians.

Also have to agree with ND, brown not bay :)

heartprints62 06-28-2011 03:41 PM

She can only be black, bay, or chestnut according to Animal Genetics Inc. color calculator.
Color Calculator

She looks to be almost a liver chestnut or smokey black, and the paint blood is causing the tail coloring.


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