Shades of Pearl Coat Colours

Shades of pearl recognised by Dilutes Australia Ltd.
All horses found to be carrying Pearl are registered as Pearls irrespective of what other coat dilutions they may also be carrying.

Heterozygous pearl (no cream)

Black pearl mare with pearl / cream foal
(photo courtesy of Smooth Running Stud, NZ)

Brown pearl (photo courtesy of Smooth Running Stud, NZ)

Bay pearl (photo courtesy of Paco Marti, Spain)

Chestnut pearl (photo courtesy of Carolyn Shepherd, ICHR)


Homozygous pearl

Black pearl (photo courtesy of Rita Gallaway)

Brown pearl

Bay pearl 
(photo courtesy of Paco Marti, Spain
)

PRE Stallion Sol PM II (DNA: EE Aa)
(photo courtesy of Yeguada Paco Marti)



Chestnut pearl:

Paint-bred Mare Barlinks Peaches N Cream

(photo courtesy of Carolyn Shepherd, ICHR)


Pearl / cream composites

Palomino pearl
(photo courtesy of Valle del Sol)

Smokey black pearl
(photo courtesy of Smooth Running Stud, NZ)



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