Are you wondering what a wild bay horse is?
Well, there are bay horses in the wild, but what I am referring to is actually a coat color.
Wild bay, like standard bay, is a specific shade of the bay horse coat color. There are many shades of bay. Wild bay is believed to be genetically different than the other bay colors.
Keep reading to find out the characteristics of the wild bay shade, some quick facts, how to identify a wild bay and a gallery of wild bay horse photos, so you get a good sense of what they look like.
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Description Of The Wild Bay Horse Coat
Wild bay is a color variation of bay. Wild bays, like other bay horses, have a reddish coat with black points (legs, mane, tail, and ear tips). However this shade of bay tends to vary from a standard to a lighter bay color, with the black points on the legs below the knees.
7 Quick Facts About The Coat Color: Wild Bay
Here are some more details regarding the wild bay coat variant now that you know what a wild bay looks like.
Identifying a Wild Bay: Questions To Ask Yourself
In order to determine whether or not a bay horse is a true wild bay, consider the following questions.
Wild Bay Photo Gallery
You may see examples of the wild bay coat color variance in the pictures below.
If you want a better look, just click on the picture, and it will open in a new tab so you may study it in more detail. If you have any bay horses in your life, use these to get a sense of the hue.
Video: Friesian Cross Arabian With Wild Bay Coloration
You should have a much better idea of what a wild bay looks like now. You’ve read the description, seen the photographs, and now you know how to recognize a wild bay.
Do you personally know any wild bay horses?
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