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Horses come in a variety of colors with many different markings that can help with the identification of individuals. Knowing the names of those colors and markings not only makes you knowledgeable about horses, it helps you communicate with others in the horse industry.
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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.
February 11, 2016