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Correct name for cream + pearl?

Hi!

Long time user here, but unfortunatly my old account isn't working anymore by some odd reason, so I got myself a new one.

 

A few days ago I bought myself a horse. A nice gelding, cross between PRE and quarter. He is by a bay sire and a cremello dam, and he himself looks like a perlino with hazel/green eyes. He is most likely a cream + pearl, and I'm going to get him tested to confirm it.

He is 4, and unfortunatly his papers weren't sent in when he was a foal, so we are currently in that process right now. The previous owner started it, but when I checked what's been sent in I noticed that he is being registred as a Buckskin. Since he will most likely go to endurance rides in the future, where the horse is always checked to see that it's the correct one (especially after the cheating and horse swapping that's been happening in the past), and will possible go to other countries for rides as well, which means border checks. 

So to me, it's important to have a horse who match his papers correctly. When I wanted to have the color corrected, it turn out that it's really not that easy. See, we don't even have a name for that color here in Sweden:P The registry seem to be open to get it corrected if I can find out what the accepted and commonly used name for horses with that color registred in other countries is, so that the Swedish registry may have something to call the color. I'm used to just describing the genetics behind it, by saying "one cream, one pearl"... but what do regestries actually write in the papers belonging to these horses? 

So basically, I'm asking that question here, in hopes to find a good and somewhat accepted name that my horse could be registred as "over here". 

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another one...

And one close-up of the eye.

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There isn't a name from cream

There isn't a name from cream + pearl.   You have a couple of choices.  You can register him as buckskin and then make sure that they put on his papers that he carries and expresses pearl or you can register him as a perlino and then have it noted on his papers that he carries pearl.   

Either way you should probably get him color tested.  He does look cream and pearl and given his breeding that is the only thing that makes sense but you will be able to add it to his "file" in case you need it for ID in the situations you described.    

He is absolutely lovely.  I'd love to add him to the photo gallery.  

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Thank you for your answer.

Thank you for your answer.

I must say that I did believe that a term to describe pearl+cream would have been "invented" by now. I know that the horses that were registred previously to the discovery of the gene were registred as double dilutes or as cream dilutes, but I had hoped that there would be some term used for the color combination by now since it's even a test for the gene.

I can ask the registry to see if it might be possible to get him registred as a double dilute. Over here they name all he double cream dilutes a term that could be translated into "Blue-eyed cream white"... Which is pretty close to his appearence, except for the not so blue eyes:P

 

He will certainly be tested as soon as he arrives. Would be interesing to see what the base color is. My guess is bay, due to the redd-ish points.

 

Out of curiosity: Is there a term used for pearl when the double pearls are registred? It often looks very distinctive and not like the cream dilutes, so it seems strange that i should not get a proper name in the registration papers.

 

I'll make sure to get a few full-body photos of him once he arrives.

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If I saw him and didn't know

If I saw him and didn't know his genetics I would definitely call him a perlino.