National Quarter Horse Registry ~ Since 1956

BAY

10/15/2016

Genetic Formula: E, A, CC, dd, gg, ww, toto

Description: Bay horses are the result of the Agouti gene restricting black to the points and allowing red to show on the body.

Bays vary ...

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BRINDLE

10/24/2016

Description:
BRINDLE  horses wear a form of camouflage, probably a throw back to the stripes and shading used by wild horses long ago and zebras today to blend in with their background. This factor is not at this time ...

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BLACK

10/15/2016

Genetic Formula: E, aa, CC, dd, gg, ww, toto

Description: Jet black horses have pure black coloring aside from white markings. They do not have brown or gold coloring on there muzzle, and/or undersides. The bla...

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RED

10/15/2016

Genetic Formula: ee, aa, CC, dd, gg, ww, toto

Description: Red horses come in many shades and names such as Chestnut (generally a reference to the darker red horses), and Sorrel (generally a reference ...

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ROAN

10/15/2016

Description:  ROAN horses have otherwise solid colored bodies with white hairs intermingled. The white does not form into spots, but are single hairs mixed in with the colored ones. Mane, tail, head, and legs are  darker...

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DUN

10/15/2016

RED DUN Genetic Formula: ee, CC, D, gg, ww, toto

Dilutes Base Body Colors Not Points

Description:

Dun body coloring is generally a gold or burnt red color with brown Read More

AGOUTI

10/24/2016

Genetic Formula: E, A, CC, dd, gg, ww, toto

Description: Bay horses are the result of the Agouti gene restricting black to the points and allowing red to show on the body.

Bays vary ...

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Coolest Ride Of The Year

10/18/2016

Fall is one of the best times to go for a trail ride. A couple of the best reasons are, cooler temperatures, your horse is fit from summer rides, changing leaves, and more abundant wildlife. For those privileged enough to be able to travel to more...

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BROWN

10/24/2016

Genetic Formula: Caused by a combination of other factors and modifiers, not yet a scientifically discernable gene.

Brown is not a genetic color see BAY or SOOTY for further explanation.

Prelimina...

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Brand, freezemark, or petroglyph?

10/24/2016

Sometimes deciphering your horses brand can be as perplexing as looking at petroglyphs. 

The most frustrating part of brand research is the lack of a national brand registry. Every county and state has a multitude of brands register...

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