skewbald


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skewbald

a horse coat color of mostly white with some large, irregular patches of any other color than black.
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But when the weather gets warmer he'll share a paddock with a skewbald pony, belted Galloway cattle and Wensleydale sheep
Flashes of skewbald, chestnut and grey light up the racecourse as the tiny hooves thud over two foot hedges.
Moreover, the piebald and skewbald colour of many o the remaining animals betrayed their Shetland ancestors.
North Yorkshire-based Rachel Proudley had a memorable victory in the National 128cm Championship Final, with her 15-year-old skewbald mare Painted Lady IV - a surprise Christmas present for Rachel from her family three years ago.
British-trained skewbald Modern Society unseated his rider on his hurdles debut at Plumpton on Sunday, on the same day his year-younger brother Silvery Moon (pictured) did much better at Cologne, getting off the mark under Andrasch Starke - sporting complementary silks.
What is the distinguishing feature of a skewbald horse?
The skewbald coloured colt took a tumble when it was strolling in a field in Co Meath and fell down the hole, which was hidden by weeds.
The 27-year-old primary school teacher (pictured) won the closing competition in a series based around amateur riders on her seven-year-old skewbald Croft Farm Percy.
Topping the Welsh Part-breds at PS3,000 was the skewbald, six-yearold gelding Doylan Honey Gift, from Miss Howarth of Appleby.
Mum-of-three Michelle, 43, who chairs North East Wales Bridleways Association, said Welsh section A pony Ruby was proving a doting mum to the tricolour or skewbald bay and white colt.
Now word reaches me from Killarney, Co Kerry, where "Jarveys", those legendary carriage-drivers whose piebald and skewbald horses delight tourists, are in revolt on a similar matter.
Though often used interchangeably, the term piebald usually refers to black and white coloration; skewbald refers to white and non-black colorations.