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nuisance 09-14-2011 08:39 PM

So, what color is my Sorrel?
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So many colors in your horses, beautiful. My 4yr old QH mare has alot of roan in her flanks, and across her sides, between her front legs, back legs, and underneath the base of her neck. She also has a black spot on the back of her right front knee. And, several colors in her mane and tail.

nuisance 09-14-2011 08:42 PM

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Here's a couple more views. Would she "qualify" as one of the other colors besides sorrel?

PoofyPony 09-14-2011 09:10 PM

Looks like a Rabicano Sorrel. With an oil spot on the leg :-D. The markings on the tail is what they call a 'coon tail', its a typical marking along with the flecking along the flanks of Rabicano coloring.

QHDragon 09-14-2011 09:54 PM

looks rabicano to me too.

Poseidon 09-14-2011 10:33 PM

Definitely rabicano with the coon tail. That's what's causing the white flecking on her sides.

LuvMyPerlinoQH 09-14-2011 10:47 PM

How stong are the rabicano genetics? The stallion I am using next year is a sorrel rabicano

Poseidon 09-14-2011 10:50 PM

It's dominant, so you'd have a 50/50 chance of getting a rabicano foal.

nuisance 09-14-2011 11:10 PM

What happens if bred to a paint? I am eyeballing the neighbors paint stud horse! I told him my mare just "accidently" get out one day! lol

Poseidon 09-14-2011 11:14 PM

It would depend on the stud. There are several pattern genes that Paints carry. Do you know if he's an overo or tobiano?

Your mare would have a 50% chance of passing on the rabicano gene though.

blue eyed pony 09-15-2011 04:44 AM

I don't know about you guys but I see some minimal sabino in there as well as the rabicano. Those leg markings are very sabino-ish.

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