Roaning


























Roaning is white ticking on the body that not associated with Classic Roan, Rabicano, or Sabino Roaning. Roaning and random roan spots is a common occurrence on tobianos and is thought to be a characteristic of the pinto pattern. The roaning tend to occur more on homozygous tobianos and on horses with cat tracks.


Brown tobiano with a roan patch and ermine spots. The Duchess of Lightning, Picture courtesy of Sarah Fung.


Bay tobiano with roaning. Misty's Struck by Lightning, 2007, Picture by Amanda Geci.


Chestnut tobiano with a roan patch in summer and winter coats. Stevenson's Dakota Sky, 2007 and 2016, Picture by Amanda Geci.


Chestnut tobiano with roaning in summer and winter coats. Carnival Baby, 2007 and 2016, Picture by Amanda Geci.


Bay tobiano with roaning. Chesapeake Lightning, Picture courtesy of Kyley DiLuigi.


Bay tobiano with roan patches in summer and winter coats. A Splash of Freckles, 2014 and 2017, Picture by Amanda Geci.


Chestnut tobiano with roaning in winter coat. Her sire had similar roaning. Anne Bonny, 2015, Picture by Amanda Geci.


Bay tobiano with roany star. Chickadee, 2015, Picture by Amanda Geci.