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The 5 Most Common Horse Coat Colors

1. Chestnut

Have you ever heard the saying, "Anything but a Chestnut MARE!"? Apparently, Chestnut mares have spicy personalities, but we have met some extremely gentle ones in our travels.

Chestnut horses have red coats with manes and tails to match – although they can have manes and tails that are much lighter than their red base coat.


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  • Updated: 1/24/2018: 4:57:35 PM ET