Starlight

by taylor
(country)



Starlight – A Buckskin Gelding

Starlight, who was originally called Pretty Boy, is Carole's horse. He's a gentle and affectionate horse, totally devoted to his owner. He seems to sense what Carole wants of him before she even asks.

Starlight is a Buckskin Gelding. A Buckskin isn't a breed but a colour.

A Buckskin horse has a tan or caramel-coloured body. The shade of tan may vary from very light which is a "crème" Buckskin to a very dark or a "bronze" Buckskin. This colour breed has very dark to black "points". Points are the mane and tail, half way up their legs and ear frames. No more black markings are needed to make such a coloured horse classed as a "buckskin".

A similar colour is a "Dun" horse. These are similar to Buckskins but they must have a eel stripe (or dorsal), which is a black stripe down the back along the spine. Buckskins may have the dorsal stripe. Duns' markings are "dirtier" black or brown than those of a Buckskin. Other variations on this colour are named "Red Dun" and "Grulla".

This colour of horse can be any height, so many different breeds have Buckskin coloured horses. In Australia, Buckskins can now be registered in a special club so that you can buy "registered Buckskin" horses.

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Nov 07, 2015
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What!
by: AQHA77

I thought that in the books Starlight was a bay?

Apr 07, 2012
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I LOVE BUCKSKINS!!
by: Katie

BUCKSKINS ARE SO AMAZING!! THEY ARE SOOOOOOOO COOL!! I think that there is a breed of Buckskin called an American Buckskin, because I went onto this for sale site, and they listed American Buckskin as a breed... anyways, I LOVE THAT PICTURE!!!!!!! THANK YOU FOR SHARING IT! :)

Jan 01, 2011
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LOVE all stuff in that
by: Brook

i love horses, buckskins, and the saddle club.

Nov 18, 2010
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Saddle club
by: Sarah

I LOVE THE SADDLE CLUB!!!

May 13, 2009
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luv buckskins
by: Annie

I love buckskins!!! well, really any horse is great lol

Jun 29, 2009
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Saddle Club
by: Madison

I love the Saddle club movies and books.

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