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A Horse of a Different Color


Horses come in all colors. Sometimes, they even come in a combination of colors. What do you know about this aspect of nature's paintbrush? Take this quiz and find out. I'll score your quiz and return the results to you via email. Have fun!


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Which one of the following coat colors lightens with the age of the animal?
grulla
gray
roan

Which of the following is described as a spotted or splotched coat pattern with only the colors black and white?
piebald
skewbald
overo

Which of the following coat colors is the more common?
true white
seal brown
true black

A sorrel is a ... ?
bay
brown
chestnut

Which of the following is described as a bay with white hairs mixed throughout the coat in which the coat color remains the same throughout the horse's lifetime?
rose gray
red roan
strawberry roan

Which of the following coat colors can not accompany a black mane and tail?
chestnut
brown
bay

In which of these coat color classifications could certain individuals not be described as golden-colored with black points?
bay
palomino
dun

Research conducted prior to 1946 by Fred Gremmel of the Texas Experiment Station determined that a single pigment produced color in the horse's coat (this theory has since been disproven). Which pigment was identified by Fred Gremmel?
black
dark brown
light amber

Which of the following coat colors is closest to the coat color found in wild horse breeds (not mustangs - they are considered feral, not wild)?
dun
gray
brown

What color will a gray horse never be at the time of his/her birth?
bay
black
white

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