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csimkunas6 09-14-2011 03:27 PM

Baby Flaxen
 
Someone on here a while back said that the light color in Rodeo's tail would grow out...when does this usually happen? He'll be 18months old next month, which I know is still young, but still has quite a bit of the "flaxen" throughout his tail....

This is him from May 2011
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t...eo427009-1.jpg
This is him from a few days ago
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t...1/DSC00639.jpg
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t...1/DSC00640.jpg

I was just wondering, is this what this is throughout his tail, or is that just his color?

Poseidon 09-14-2011 06:18 PM

It might be, but it looks like a normal sorrel/chestnut tail. They tend to be several varying shades rather than a single shade like the tails of other colors.

speedy da fish 09-14-2011 06:29 PM

Looks like a variant of chestnut to me. He looks like he's got sabino in him, a lot of sabino chestnuts I know have a slightly lighter or darker tail.

csimkunas6 09-14-2011 08:06 PM

Thanks for the posts.....speedy da fish....from what I remember, someone on here told me he had some sabino markings and what not going on. I do know, after he shed his winter coat out, it was much more apparent that he had quite a few places where it seemed he was greying out, but I told that this was just sabino markings. :)

Thanks again!


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