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Palomino Horse - Mane/Tail/White Markings

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How do I know if the white markings on my Palomino is registerable?

Palomino Horse - Mane/Tail/White Markings

107. Mane and Tail. The mane and tail must be a minimum of eighty-five (85%) percent white, and may have no more than fifteen (15%) percent black, sorrel, chestnut or off colored hair in either. Mane and tail may not be chemically altered.

WHITE MARKINGS

108. White Markings. Palominos may have white leg and face markings.

A. Breeding Stock Palominos may be eligible for registration provided the white markings and pink skin underlying the white markings do not extend beyond the lines described as follows: please see site description!

B. Palomino geldings and spayed mares may be considered for registration with excessive white provided the white and the pink skin underlying the white markings does not extend beyond the lines described as follows: please see site for description!

C. Non-Breeding Stock. (ie geldings, spayed mares and those mares whose registration certificates are designated as 'non-breeding'). Additional latitude in the extent of white markings with underlying light skin, as to allow registration as non-breeding stock, shall be given to geldings, spayed mares and those mares whose registration certificates are designated as 'non-breeding,' the owner of the mare shall file with PHBA, the mare's genotype taken according to PHBA's procedures. These white markings with underlying light skin may extend beyond the lines described in rule 108(A), but not extending beyond: please see site for description.

D. Non-breeding Stock, being spayed mares, or mares with such limitation designated on its registration certificate, shall not be eligible for breeding purposes or otherwise produce foals eligible for registration, nor compete, or otherwise participate in halter classes of PHBA-approved shows, but may compete in performance events for which they are otherwise eligible.

E. When a horse is inspected for possible excessive white markings, the owner will pay PHBA an inspection fee prior to the inspection.

109. Misrepresentation of White Markings. The registration of any horse having white markings beyond the prescribed lines shall be subject to cancellation if the registration application fails to indicate, or misrepresents, the horse's actual markings.

   

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