Monthly Archives: September 2013

Bay or (Seal) Brown!?

The colours Bay and Seal Brown are often grouped into the same colour category, or the names of the mutations are used as interchangeable term. This is likely because of the difficulty people have for differentiating between the two different … Continue reading

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Study into Red or Black Flea Bites on Flea Bitten Greys

Flea Bites are pigment frecklings seen on grey horses. They are put into two categories; red and black. Granted the black flea bites can be more of a slate colour and the red flea bites can be a reddy chocolate … Continue reading

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Greying Out Example: Nokota Spirit

This is an excellent example of watching the greying out process of a horse with the dun dilute gene. This Nokota mare, Spirit, is a black dun with the grey gene. Spirit is only 4 years old so it’s only … Continue reading

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Pictures for Tawny Horse

If you have horse/s and horse picture/s you wish to send to Tawny Horse but are unsure of what the website is wanting then don’t fret and check out these little lists of what Tawny Horse is looking for in … Continue reading

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Want to DNA Test Your Horse/s?

DNA testing is super easy. Doing just a few tests is relatively cheap, however doing the full colour panel is expensive. I know APHA offers the full colour panel (and genetic diseases) tests with a discount that is well worth … Continue reading

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The Sooty Gene: Tawny

When we use the term ‘sooty gene’, we use it lightly. Is there truly one gene at work? The phenotypes of what we consider sooty horses range distinctly through horses, could one gene possibly cause the effects we see for … Continue reading

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