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pattern is also associated with congenital deafness, though most
whites have normal hearing.
can be caused
A splash or
overo pattern appears like a solid-colored horse who has been dipped in
paint, and the color
up from the bottom
another N/O horse.
: A less-common type of nontobiano pinto pattern,
coats have horizontally oriented
markings with crisp
but sharply defined
patches, the addition of sabino can add roaned edges and roaning on the body.
, is characterized by
and sabino. In the United Kingdom, tobianos are frequently referred to as "coloured" or as "pied": piebald if black and
Equine coat color genetics
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horse is born predominantly
throughout its life. A
horse has mostly pink skin under its hair coat, and may have brown
spotting occurs, it may involve one of the
, or sabino alleles. Horses may develop
markings over areas where there was an
Equine coat color
lower legs are normally dark. Variations include "frame overo" and "
". Sometimes Sabino (below) is also classified in the overo family. Sabino:
bay horses with any number of
spotting genes, including but not limited to tobiano, frame overo or
, and so on. The pattern has no