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Colours and Markings

Horses come in a large range of colours. They also sport a variety of markings. These colours and markings have a major role to play in the identification of individual horses.
Coat colour
The basic coat colours are black, bay and chestnut. These basic colours are often modified by either a dominant pattern or diluting genes to produce a variety of other colours.

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 White Horse, Appaloosa, Bay, Buckskin, Black and Brown
 Chestnut, Cream, Liver Chestnut, Dun and Sorrel
 Grey, Rose Grey, Steel Grey, Palomino and Pinto
 Blue Roan, Strawberry Roan and Skewbald
 Flesh, Snowflake, Zebra, Leg and Face Markings