Chestnuts can carry the silver dapple gene and pass it on, but it is not expressed in their own coat. For those that don't know, the silver dapple gene only affects black based coat colors.
I suppose it;s possible he could be a silver bay...but I don't see the characteristic silver markings on the legs. Someone with more expertise with the silver dapple gene needs to chime in. But no, it is impossible for a horse to be a silver dapple chestnut.
Could be RMT - I've seen some black-bases silvers that had really red lower legs, but you might be right, these might be TOO red. I really wish we could see his mane fully, and his tail at rest instead of streaming where a lot of color is hidden.
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This looks like a chestnut with a silver mane and tail, at least to me. I've owned 2 Morgans that were liver chestnut with definite silver manes and tails, I've also seen a few in the Saddlebred arena.
I'm going to agree chestnut. With the possibility of the translation mix meaning silver tail. But definitely chestnut.
On a different note, I immediately fell in love with the last horse (big black guy with the Roman nose...I can't remember his name now. I am a sucker for big bones and Roman noses. Don't ask why because I don't know!)
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Any chestnut can have striping on their hooves. Mine does and she's just a plain old chestnut! Anyway so is this horse. I can't read it so I also think they are just describing his flaxen tail but certainly something to ask about if you wanted to breed to him (if h e had been tested for the silver dapple gene or if they were just describing his color)
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