EquineColorsMarkings

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    Bald Face

    AKA: White face, mostly white face, markings go over the eyes
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    Bay

    Red-brown to dark brown or gold, with a black main, tail, and legs
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    Blanket

    White over hips, with or without dark spots- Seen on Appaloosa’s
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    Blaze

    Wide stripe down nose, but inside eyes
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    Blue Roan

    Black or black/brown body with white hairs, giving a bluish tinge
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    Buckskin

    Yellowish-gold body with black main, tail, and legs
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    Chestnut/Sorrell

    Reddish, gold shade. Mane and tail have various shades of chestnut
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    Coronet
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    Dapple gray

    Dapple gray consists of a dark hair coat with “dapples,” which are dark rings with lighter hairs on the inside of the ring, scattered over the entire body of the animal.
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    Dorsal stipe

    Band across withers and extending down tail. Almost always found with a dun coat, there will sometimes be zebra striping on legs as well.
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    Dun

    Yellowish or tan coat with "dun factors:" a darker-colored mane and tail, a dorsal stripe along the back and occasionally faint horizontal zebra stripings on the upper legs and a possible transverse stripe across the withers
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    Flea bitten gray

    Gray coat with white mane and tail. (Looks like the horse is covered with fleas)
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    Frost

    White speckling on dark background-Seen on Appaloosa’s
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    Gray

    Black skin with white hair, coat lightens with age. Notice the black around the eyes and muzzle.
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    Grullo/grulla

    Smokey gray colored body, dark dorsal stripe.
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    Leopard

    White base with dark spots all over body of horse
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    Marble

    Red or blue roaning with dark coloring on edges. Seen on Appaloosa’s
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    Palomino

    Gold coat with white mane and tail
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    Pastern
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    Piebald

    Large irregular patterns of black and white
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    Red roan

    Bay or Bay-brown body with white hairs, giving a reddish tinge.
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    Snip

    White marking on muzzle area
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    Snowflake gray

    Very distinct pointed dapples…looks like a snowflake
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    Sock
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    Star

    White spot between eyes on forehead
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    Stocking
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    Stripe

    White narrow stripe down face
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    Tobiano

    White base coat with irregular patches of solid color. Specific to paint or pinto breed
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alyssalyons831
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EquineColorsMarkings
Updated:
2011-07-25 16:18:18
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Equine colors and markings
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