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Index of "Horse Colors"

An alphabetical list of the "common names" for various colors that you might come across, linked to an explanation of the 'genetic color' referred to by that name.  If we have missed any, please let us know, as the 'common names' vary greatly from one place to another.

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Amber Champagne

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Appaloosa

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Bay

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Black

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Black Bay

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Black Buckskin

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Black Chestnut

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Black Dun

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Black Roan

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Blue Roan

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Brown

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Buckskin

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Chestnut

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Champagne

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Classic Champagne

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Claybank

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Claybank Dun

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Cream

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Cremello

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Dapple Grey

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Dun

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Dunalino

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Dunskin

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Flaxen

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Gold Champagne

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Grey

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Grullo/grulla

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Ivory Champagne

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Lavender Dun

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Lobo Dun

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Lilac Dun

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Overo

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Palomino

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Pangare

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Perlino

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Rabicano

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Red Dun

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Red Roan

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Roan

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Rose Grey

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Sabino

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Seal Brown

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Silver Dapple

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Smoky

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Smoky Black

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Smoky Cream

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Sooty

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Sorrel

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Strawberry Roan

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Taffy

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Tobiano

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Tovero

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White

 

 

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