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The ultimate equine coat chart by Citron--Vert The ultimate equine coat chart by Citron--Vert
Well, almost ultimate, the Appaloosa part is not really complete because I still don't really understand it.

And of course, I didn't make every possible combination, but you can find it here :

But in this one, don't look at the appaloosa, it's all wrong, I will try to fix that this summer, if I success to understand it (any help is welcome for that)

Anyway, I hope this will help you.

More breed of horse here
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xxElanite Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You have a few mistakes here!
Liver chestnut is NOT sooty chestnut! Liver chestnut is just a dark shade of chestnut, as the color is uniform - same shade across the body. Sooty is a gene that darkens the horse's color in some areas, the color isn't uniform with them so there will be both darker and lighter shades of the same color in the horse's coat.

Sooty chestnut:…
Liver chestnut:…

Same happens with bays! The dark bay is just a shade of bay, sooty bays are something different.

Seal browns are NOT caused by pangare/mealy! Seal brown is actually a bay horse with the At gene! (eg. E-/Ata or E-/AtAt ;; if the horse is E-/AtA, phenotype will be regular bay!)
Citron--Vert Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks, I know there is a lot of mistakes in this but it will take me to much time to modify this. But thanks for your comment, I hope it will help other people than come here.
Kinola14 Featured By Owner May 29, 2014
I'm using this to help me with the colors of my horse characters. :) Thank you for making this!
Citron--Vert Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm glad you like it
chelsea-the-tomboy Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
What a great resource!! I notice that it looks like some of these horses have green eyes. Am I seeing things? Or is that genetically possible? I know blue is rare but it exists..
Citron--Vert Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
chelsea-the-tomboy Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
cool stuff! thanks for showing me.
TomRintjema Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I made a horse generator that uses horse genes.

Ecanusiofiel Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014  Student General Artist
This helps me soooo much! Thank you!
Citron--Vert Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
you're welcome, I'm glad you like it
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