Horse Coat Colors

Sorrel, bay, buckskin, palomino, black, and grey colors galore! Horse coat colors range from dark to light and every shade in between. There are five basic coat colors that about every other color is just a variation of. The five basic coat colors are: bay, black, brown, chestnut, and grey. With these variations a roan, which is a horse with either a black, bay, or chestnut base with grey hairs throughout, a palomino, a light chestnut with a cream colored mane and tail, and a buckskin, a horse with a yellowish body and a black mane and tail, are all possible. Shown today is a chestnut mare. photo (2)

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