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black from their knees and hocks downward. Those that have no list down their backs, are generally black over their reins, which changes gradually from dark to Hight, towards their belly and flanks. Bays in general are accounted a good colour, unless they meet with any bad accidents while they are very young. The hairs of chesnut coloured horses are, at the points, of a pale brown, the middle is dark, and the roots of a light colour. The mixture is not very distinét and apparent to the eye i and many have their manes and tails very near the colour of their bodies, with but little white about their legs, and commonly no mark. Whereas the hair of the sorrel is often composed of several colours intermixed, wherein the fox-colour is generally predominant, with a good deal of white about their legs and pasterns. Many have a large blaze, and others are quite bald all over the face, with manes and tails - of a sandy or flaxen colour. There are different degrees of both these colours. Some chesnut horses have manes and tails as light as the sorrel, while the hair of their bodies is of a fallow . colour, stained with a kind of a beautiful chesnut. The chesnut horse is generally

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former happens to be bald or party-coloured, or to have white legs. A sorrel horse that has much white about his limbs, is apt to be more faulty in his feet, and of a more tender constitution

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