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[SIZE=14pt]Remember the stallion that I bought earlier this year he was saved from living a life at the end of a dog chain in someones yard? Well he has lost some weight I dont have any new pics of him yet but will here soon. I am going to geld him and train him to pull a cart, he is already broke to ride. His papers were and still are a complete nightmare so I am not even going to mess sorting them out. I dont show so I really dont need them. When I first showed you all pics you all said a silver chestnut? a liver chestnut and I dont remember what else.. well as he has shed out his legs are a dark chocolate color and his body has turned to a lighter shade of brown but he has a dorsal stripe. it is very noticable and it is the same dark chocolate color as his legs. does this make him a different color???? His body almost reminds me of the color chocolate gets when its old.. lol.. that light brown color. here is a picture of him before I will get some pics of him now in a couple of days and I will make sure to get some good leg shots and some of his dorsal stripe.. any help you all can give is greatly appreciated![/SIZE]

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To me, he looks chocolate silver dapple, which is the color I think Destiny is, too, but have a similar thread wanting input as to what his color is correctly called. I own a mare (Teaspoon Parks Little Dallas / Tinkerbell) who is similar colored as well...
 
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I was thinking that only a dun or a buckskin could have a dorsal stripe??? I might be wrong.. but these mini colors drive me crazy..


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From that picture I'd say definitely a silver dapple.

But, do silver dapples have dorsal stripes? I haven't seen one, but that doesn't mean they don't!

To answer your question about dorsal stripes being only on duns and buckskins--there have been people that swear up & down that only duns have dorsal stripes, but I've seen plenty on buckskins too. Anyway, some bays have them--we have one "line back" silver bay here and I've known of others.

When I read your description my thought was silver bay, but from the picture, no, not silver bay, unless the current body color is quite different than in this photo.
 

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Oh yes.....Silver Dapples can have "line backs". Technically, they are not dorsals...but countershading.

I had a Silver Dapple stallion once who had what "looked" like a dorsal that ran all the way thru his tail. It was more noticeable at different times of the year. He was from my own breeding & had absolutely no Dun or Buckskin behind him.

Your guy is a lovely Silver Dapple (the "Chocolate" variety, which is mearly another "shade" of Silver Dapple (Black x Silver).
 

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I have no idea what color...these mini colors can get very confusing..he is very cute though, can't wait to see a current pic.
 

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From the picture I would definitely have said some form of Silver BUT from the description he sounds just like my dark Red Dun mare- she lurks around pretending to be a Silver Bay, (and I WISH she was) and sounds exactly like your boy now.
 
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ok it was actually half way decent here today so I went out in between rain storms and snapped a couple of pictures before my batteries died.. lol.. so here he is now.

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I know they are not the greatest pics but he was being a brat b/c it was so hot and muggy out.

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