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  1. Horse Grooming
    I've read a little bit about dapple horses building up dapples during different seasons, losing/gaining them later, disappearing as they grow older. My boy is 8 years old, in his winter coat, and has some dappling on the rump, gradating to dark legs. I'm curiously trying to predict the future...
  2. Horse Colors and Genetics
    Hello, newbie here. To the forum, and to equine breeding. This is our first foal, now 17 months old, and we don't have a fix on his color. Mamma is Chestnut, and Daddy is a Paint. There is no black on his legs, just a darker red, and his mane and tail are mixed black (I've read that a...
  3. Horse Colors and Genetics
    I have an Appaloosa cross mare. Her dam was a bay blanket Appy, and her father was a Quarter Horse/Appy (buckskin, I think). My mare is just a plain bay, and doesn't have any Appy markings. We've successfully bred her, and I'm really excited for her foal. I was just wondering if anyone...
  4. Horse Colors and Genetics
    Very soon I will be breeding two of my horses, a liver chestnut morgan, and a sorrel quarter horse. I have been using a Coat Color Calculator to see what colors I could get out of different horses, but this calculator doesn't have a liver chestnut option. So, does anyone know what I could get...
  5. Horse Colors and Genetics
    I want to make a video of horses with unique colors and markings, but I only want to use photos/video I have permission to use. This video will be connected with ads from google, 100% of all proceeds will be donated to my local horse rescue's, animal shelter's, and ASPCA. So if you have a horse...
  6. Horse Health
    I have a nine year old "true black" gelding. Most summers he sun-bleaches a bit, acquiring a reddish sheen to shoulders, hips and back. This year he is the most sun-bleached I've ever seen! And it's not red...it's like a yellow, dun kind of color and it is over a larger part of his body then...
  7. Horse Talk
    So, I have to do a survey for school, so I was wondering... What is your favorite horsey coat color? I like red dun myself. :-)
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