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Grullo Mustang Stallion

by aniris Posted 28th Oct 2011 at 11:15 AM
15 Comments / replies (Who?) - 3 Feedback Posts, 12 Thanks Posts
My second horse upload, I had to share this awesome color with you.

Info on the color:

A Grullo is a black horse which has the dun gene, which causes the body to lighten and creates primitive markings. It should not be confused with a buckskin, a bay colored horse with 1 cream gene.

With the duns, no matter what the base color is (black, bay, chestnut) it will always have darker points and markings. With the cream gene this isn't the case, as is very clear on a palomino (chestnut + cream gene). White markings are possible, so are paints.

A horse is able to have both the dun and cream gene, however. This makes for very pretty, smokey colored duns. Sadly there aren't many of them.

About the horse:

Meet Dark Knight of Marvels, a young Mustang stallion who is now old enough to go to a new home and be broken under the saddle. This guy is still green, although he shows great potential while doing some groundwork.

His dun coloring shows very nicely, with a lot of primitive markings: eelstripe, leg barrings, shoulderstripe. With no white at all and his pretty blue eyes, he is a real attention grabber.

His traits are:


I hope you will love him as much as I do! Enjoy!

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Top Secret Researcher
#2 Old 28th Oct 2011 at 12:40 PM
Pretty horse.
Field Researcher
#3 Old 28th Oct 2011 at 12:48 PM
Another beauty, thank you once more :D
Lab Assistant
#4 Old 28th Oct 2011 at 7:26 PM
wonderfull job !!!! thank you !!!!
#5 Old 28th Oct 2011 at 10:30 PM
Just so beautiful! Wow, this is my favourite CC horse so far!
Test Subject
#6 Old 29th Oct 2011 at 4:23 AM
Beautiful, though he looks to be more of a black roan than Grullo.
But he is positively exquisite.
Test Subject
Original Poster
#7 Old 29th Oct 2011 at 5:31 PM
Glad you all like him

Well, a blue roan and a grullo can be pretty similar in coloring, except a roan has white and dark hairs mixed on the body (explains the random black dots they have sometimes), with a dun all hairs are mouse colored. And a blue roan doesn't have the primitive markings, of course.
Field Researcher
#8 Old 29th Oct 2011 at 11:02 PM
Beautiful, the only thing to improve on (if there is one) is to dish the face more.

My Simblr: Here
Test Subject
#9 Old 31st Oct 2011 at 12:14 AM
I just wanted to say that I really appreciate the work you put into making these horses so authentic. Thank you!
Test Subject
Original Poster
#10 Old 31st Oct 2011 at 2:34 PM
I am glad to help! I myself love realisctic colors etc and if I can share my ideas with you, why not?

Thank you all for the positive response on my first 2 submissions.
Test Subject
#11 Old 2nd Nov 2011 at 6:38 AM
I have to say he and my mare produce beautiful off-spring.
<3~ Just had to come back to say so~
Lab Assistant
#12 Old 4th Nov 2011 at 11:11 PM
Mustangs don't have dishy noses. Most have Roman noses. This horse is pretty accurate for a Mustang. GREAT JOB!!
Blenderized to Pieces
retired moderator THANKS POST
#13 Old 22nd Nov 2011 at 1:46 AM
OooO Nice, nice nice! Thanks! :D
#14 Old 29th Nov 2011 at 11:59 PM
The primitive markings are an excellent touch. Nice job with a really complex color.
Test Subject
#15 Old 7th May 2012 at 10:10 PM
Such a pretty horse, and I learned something, too! Downloading him now. ^^
#16 Old 5th Jan 2015 at 6:59 AM
This horse is absolutely gorgeous in my game. You did a superb job on the coat. It did wind up being female in my game. I dropped the K from her name. I also altered the head a bit to make her a Part-Arab. She is currently working on becoming a champion show jumper and is looking forward to having her first foal.