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  • Sooty palomino?

    If a mare is a sooty palomino and the stallion is a sooty palomino what sort of foal might come of that pairing color-wise?

    Just curious.
    True Bearing Equestrian
    St. Helena Island, SC

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    I don't know enough to say but

    What a Nice Stallion ! Wow.

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      Built like the proverbial brick potty house
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      • #4
        Palomino X Palomino:

        25% Sorrel
        25% Cremello
        50% Palomino

        Any of those could also have the sooty gene.
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          Oooo, Nu Chex to Cash! Love that line! I almost bought a grandson (opted for a different gelding in the barn with different lines and better feet).

          The sire of the gelding I looked at was Night Deposit Chex. Nice guy!

          In reference to your OP - I don't see the "sootyness" of those pals!

          ETA: I see on the stud now!
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          • #6
            SpiritHorse22, what they're not telling you is how much fun it is to play with the color calculator at horsetesting.com!

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            • #7
              Personally I'm not a fan of double dilutes, so I'd keep in mind that your horse might look like this: http://doubledilute.com/docswhitehotgun3.jpg

              Some people like that though because it means that when bred your horse will have the cream gene.
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              • #8
                Oh he's not too far up the road from me! I've never heard of him before.
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                  Originally posted by OveroHunter View Post
                  Personally I'm not a fan of double dilutes, so I'd keep in mind that your horse might look like this: http://doubledilute.com/docswhitehotgun3.jpg

                  Some people like that though because it means that when bred your horse will have the cream gene.
                  Ick! No thanks!

                  Just curious b/c a friend and I were talking about palominos, sooty vs regular, what could get it. I am personally not a big palomino fan (do love that stallion though!) and wondered about dilute to dilute and whether you'd end up with a cream. Personally not a fan!!
                  Last edited by spirithorse22; Jul. 12, 2012, 11:01 PM.
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                  • #10
                    I'm sure that soot is a different gene than the color, so you could end up with sorrel/palomino/cream with or without soot.

                    I myself don't care for the cream. I'd be reluctant to breed palomino to palomino for that reason. Palomino to sorrel --- isn't that the combo guaranteed to be palomino?

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Donkaloosa View Post
                      I myself don't care for the cream. I'd be reluctant to breed palomino to palomino for that reason. Palomino to sorrel --- isn't that the combo guaranteed to be palomino?
                      No, you have a 50% chance of sorrel and 50% chance of palomino. Cremello to sorrel is guaranteed palomino excluding other modifying genes.
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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by sonomacounty View Post
                        ... What a Nice Stallion ! Wow.
                        Um. I don't mean to be rude ... but are you SERIOUS?!?
                        The color is FABULOUS! The build? not-so-much.

                        That is obviously a "Halter (aka beef-steer) Horse", not to mention that the picture looks photo-shopped to make him look even wider.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by nasalberry View Post
                          Um. I don't mean to be rude ... but are you SERIOUS?!?
                          The color is FABULOUS! The build? not-so-much.

                          That is obviously a "Halter (aka beef-steer) Horse", not to mention that the picture looks photo-shopped to make him look even wider.
                          Um no - he is reining bred. And knowing what Nu Chex's look like in person, I'm sure he is fairly substantial. Here are some more pictures of him: http://www.hilldalefarm.com/chexnujewel/
                          Only two emotions belong in the saddle: One is a sense of humor. The other is patience.

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