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Blood Mark

Blood mark—a dark-colored “splotch” on the basic coat color. Many horsemen refer to this type of mark as a “handprint.” Blood marks are generally brown [...]

2020-07-23T17:28:42+00:00

Flea Bites

Flea bites—small flecks of color over the base coat color of an animal; usually brown or red in color. The color of a horse with [...]

2020-07-23T16:02:57+00:00

Primitive Markings

Primitive markings—markings similar to those seen on asses and on some of the more primitive breeds of horse. The markings are darker than the animal’s [...]

2020-07-23T15:57:54+00:00

Dapple

Dapple—a circular pattern or ring-shaped pattern in the horse’s coat. May appear as an intermixing of two slightly different shades of the same base coat [...]

2020-07-23T15:52:10+00:00

Dorsal Stripe

Dorsal stripe—a stripe of color down the center of the animal’s back. Other names for a dorsal stripe in equines include: back stripe lineback [...]

2020-07-23T15:30:14+00:00

Mealy

Mealy—refers to a modification of a basic dark coat color in which areas of lighter color are seen on the flanks, girth, lower belly, [...]

2020-07-23T15:31:34+00:00