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rachelbarlow1995
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Random White Markings

Okay so in one particular line of shetland's white markings are appearing on ponies that parents are solid black with no white markings.

That white patch apparently wasn't caused by injury.
So any ideas if is just coincidental random gene mutations or some form of a white pattern gene that decided to turn recessive?

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The foal looks like a very

The foal looks like a very supressed splash and we already know of tested splash animals that are completey solid. Shetlands in general seem to have a lot of white supression. The odd rump spot I would say is somatic and not actually from a white pattern.

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Don't forget that white

Don't forget that white markings start internally before they show up externally, so the parents may have invisible spotting! I've heard that white can show up on the soles of the feet first so that might be worth checking out, too.

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These are my ponies though

These are my ponies though they are very closely related to my stallion.

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I agree with CMhorses and

I agree with CMhorses and Third Peppermint.

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What line

What line of Shetlands are you talking about???

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