Equine Identification

Colours of the horse

How does the course work?

What you will learn

In this course you will learn about the colours of a horse’s coat:

  • how the hairs of the coat get their colour;
  • the basic colours of the horse;
  • the many possible variations of the basic colours; and
  • the basic genetics behind the inheritance of colour.

Course format



Dr Dagmar Sens-Kirchenbauer

Dr Isabel Imboden