* * *uking.gif (1007 bytes) australia.gif (728 bytes) scot-rampant.gif (974 bytes) * *switzerland.gif (875 bytes) * italy.gif (714 bytes) ***/ WORLD CLASS MINIATURE HORSE REGISTRY, INC. WCMHR Recognized Miniature Horse Colors /// TM / Registering Miniature Horses all over the World since 1995 /* * * View/Print Forms Online Horse Registrations In a Hurry? New Ecertificates Available * * * About * * ABC's of Minis * About, Breeding, & Care * * *Online Breeders List * Free Service for Members Contact US *BODY COLORS - There are many variations of colors and combinations of colors in the miniature horse breed* Bay-Brown or Reddish Brown with black points Mane and Tail Pintos may be mixed Black Mane and Tail Pintos may be mixed Buckskin-Cream or Buttermilk hue with Black Points Mane and Tail Pintos may be mixed Chestnut-Dark or Reddish Brown with Red or Flaxen Mane and Tail Mane and Tail May also have red or brown mix Cremello - Cream Color with Blue Eyes Mane and Tail Dun-Red Has a Dorsal Stripe May have leg stripes often brown points Mane and Tail Flaxen or Red or Mixed Dun-Golden often like a Plaomino, has a Dorsal Stripe may have darker points Mane and Tail White or Flaxen or Mixed Grey has a white mane and tail Mane and Tail True Grey has a White M&T Grullo - the color of a mouse may have a dorsal stripe. May have a brownish cast. Mane and Tail May be mixed Palomino Golden the color of a new penny. Has a white or flaxen mane and tail, lighter or darker hues including a Palomino that is cream color. Mane and Tail White or Flaxen Mix Roan Blue Dark Face, Intermingled White Hairs May "roan out" with age, colors become more light with what appears to be more white hairs intermingled. Mane and Tail Dark Mane and Tail Roan Red Darker Face, Intermingled White Hairs May "roan out" with age, colors become more light with what appears to be more white hairs intermingled. The darker red roan is often referred to as a Strawberry Roan in other breeds. Mane and Tail Darker Flaxen or Mixture Silver Dapple, Grey with Silver Dapples on the body. Full Coat is usually a cream color in the winter. Often mistaken for a Palomino. Mane and Tail White, Silver, or Flaxen, may be mixed. Silver Bay Sorrel or Chestnut color with darker points. Flaxen or White and Flaxen mane and tail. Mane and Tail White, Flaxen, or Mixed may have darker hairs. Sorrel Red with Red, White, or Flaxen Mane and Tail. Mane and Tail White, Flaxen, Red, or mixed White Pure White Mane and Tail and Pink Skin Mane and Tail Pure White *Multicolor Horses* Appaloosa-variety of patterns-blankets, spots, etc., characteristics are striped hooves, mottled skin, white showing around the eye (scela). more about appaloosa coat patterns Appaloosa-Leopard-white with spots all over white mane and tail Near Black Leopard with dark mane and mixed tail. tail. Black Pinto Body became lighter with age points remained black. Spots became much more evident with the lighter body color. Pintaloosa son of the Black Pinto Above. Dam is a rare Silver Dapple Leopard. Son of the black leopard shown above. Black Pinto with Blue Eyes was the Sire of Bay Pinto in Center. She has blue eyes. Paint or Pinto (Pinto is Spainish for Paint) more about Pintos