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Equine coat color - Wikipedia


Horses exhibit a diverse array of coat colors and distinctive markings. A specialized vocabulary ... Bay: Body color ranges from a light reddish-brown to very dark brown with "black points"...

How to Distinguish Horse Color by Name: 4 Steps (with Pictures)


Have you ever seen a horse that looked pretty, but you didn't know the color of the horse? ... Very dark chestnuts are called liver chestnuts. ... Liver chestnut: They are a dark chestnut red-brown colour, appearing to have black in their coat - but ...

Equine Glossary: Horse Coat Colors & Markings Terms


Bay: Coat color - deep reddish brown with black mane and tail. Black: A ... Many brown horses are mistakenly called black, because they are so dark. A close ...

Real Horse Colors and Equine Color Genetics - Breyer Horses


The gene dilutes the body color to brown while leaving the points (mane, tail, and lower ... Chestnut becomes a sandy color with reddish points called red dun or ...

Pictorial Guide to Horse Colors Part 1: Chestnut, Bay, Brown, and ...


Jul 12, 2013 ... A chestnut is a red(ish) horse with no black pigment. Chestnuts vary ... A pale Chestnut the light mane and tail on this horse is called "Flaxen".

Horses - colours and markings - horses and ponies on the internet


CHESTNUT A chestnut horse has brown skin and the hairs are actually red. ... Lighter colored horses are called sorrel; very dark chestnut is called "liver ...

Recognizing Horse Colors, With Pictures - CowboyWay


A bay horse has a body color of various shades of red or reddish brown. Bay horses have a ... If the mane and tail are noticeably lighter, they are called "flaxen .".

Horse Colours - Learn About Horses


Bay – Bronze brown coat with black mane, tail and forelock. ... This colour of coat varies from pale golden to the colour of roast chestnuts to a rich, red brown. .... But in horse language only albino horses and Lipizzaners can be called white.

Color and Color Markings of Horses - Florida 4-H


red. five basic horse coat colors and the five variations to these colors. These descriptions ... Many brown horses are mistakenly called black, because they are  ...

A Guide to Equine Color Genetics and Coat Color | Practical ...


Bay: Body color ranges from reddish-brown to washed-out yellow, with or ..... ( Example: "A Paint Horse called Impressive Spot won the Hunter Classic at last ...