Stars and Stripes, Snips and Stripes

Stars and Stripes, Snips and Stripes
(posted for the A to Z Challenge)

S is for Stars and Stripes, Snips and Stripes.

Can you identify facial markings on horses?

Take a look. See how many you can correctly name. Then scroll down to check your answers.

 Terminology for equine facial markings may vary somewhat, particularly in different breed groupings. Still, generally accepted descriptions are used fairly universally.

Adapted from Horse Facial Markings
By Sara Sander
Public domain photo
1. blaze
2. stripe
3. stripe & snip
4. irregular blaze
5. interrupted stripe
6. bald face
7. snip
8. faint marking (varies)
9. faint star
10. star
11. star and strip
12. irregular star
13. ring (varies)
14. lip marking

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  1. Awesome! I really need to learn more about horses, so this blog will see my face much more often. ^_^

  2. I know nothing about horses except that they're beautiful.

    This was pretty cool to look at!

  3. I don't know a thing about horses, but they sure are gorgeous creatures.

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