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Sooty liver Chestnut???????????
Firstly is it possible for a liver chestnut to be sooty. I have this filly that I think might be sooty she has dark patches on her back legs kind of like this http://colorgenetics.info/equine/gallery/v/modifiers/sooty/3+Month+Old+V... but she hasn't got any black in her mane it is a light brown colour She is registered as bay but haven't got any black points her sire is Piebald her dam is chestnut and white And this is her not a good picture I know as you can't see it very well as she is in her winter coat but I have lost my camera so can't get any better ones but you can see the back leg is darker, right now it looks light she has hermane liver chestnut colour then she has splodges of a bay red colour. https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/600402_4464885653... Anyone got any ideas what is going on?
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Anyone?

Anyone?

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Sooty can cause a horse to

Sooty can cause a horse to appear liver chestnut. Liver chestnut also can reffer to a horse with a darker chestnut coat not caused by the reactivation of black pigment that sooty causes. So yes it is possible to have a liver chestnut with sooty, or have a liver chestnut appearance caused by sooty alone. There is an extreme version of sooty present in Morgans that gets dramatically darker as a horse ages and can cause chestnut and palomino horses to appear black over time.

The image isn't the best but it is possible she has sooty. She is not bay at all and appears flaxen liver chestnut to me for her color under the pinto.

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I was thinking maybe that

I was thinking maybe that sooty was coursing the flaxen mane and tail to be darker because I have seen one that shade before

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She has black hair in the

She has black hair in the coloured parts of her mane and tail so I defiantly think sooty. So her over all colour I think she is: Sooty flaxen liver chestnut with tabiano, sabino and splash

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Sorry for another post but my

Sorry for another post but my reasoning behind my thinking:
Sooty because she has black hair through her coloured coat but no clear black points to make her bay, Flaxen because her main is a very light colour, tobiano is of course because of her white patches, sabino because her white markings blend with her chestnut (white hairs in her colours) and they aren't clear lines and splash because of her snip.
Correct me if anything sounds wrong.

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Sounds right to me, and she

Sounds right to me, and she looks it too

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Thank you I am new at all

Thank you I am new at all this

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I was informed quite

I was informed quite snappily, recently, that sooty only affects black.....

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Someone was claiming red

Someone was claiming red based horses cannot posses sooty?

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