Category Archives: Grey

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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Greying Out Example: Lipizzaner Angus

If you have read the Grey gene section (found here: http://www.tawnyhorse.com/?page_id=112 ) you will know that Grey isn’t truly a colour of horse, instead it is a process of depigmentation of the hair colour (and repigmentation of hairs in the Flea … Continue reading

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