DUNSKIN: cream, dun, and bay on black
Ongoing research: the amazing dun gene.
One can see the dun factor plainly on the first colt, Dusty, and his sire
was a cremello, so that makes little Dusty a dunskin.
|OSO DUSTY (name pending), a 2000 APHA gelding bred and sold by by Gary and Bonnie Brewer, Alchemy Acres, Wilton, California. Click on thumbnail to see full size picture showing dilution of red bay color, shoulder barring, leg barring and dorsal stripe. Also dun characteristics of neck marks, outlined ears and eyes are present, but not the dark lower face mask. Not every horse with the dun gene shows every characteristic, but all must show at least a dorsal stripe and leg barring to be considered a dun. Note that the black mane, tail and lower legs of the bay base color is left intact.|
|OSO DUN IT (name pending), a 2000 APHA gelding bred by Gary
and Bonnie Brewer, Alchemy Acres, Wilton, California. The dorsal
stripe is barely visible, but definite, and the lower legs are a bit light
due to this foal's young age, but they will darken in a few months to
black. OSO DUN IT is for sale and will be a regular registry paint.
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