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Yes, white does exist in horses. It is called 'Dominate White' and is a genetic mutation of the Kit gene. It causes a white coat, pink skin, and brown eyes. There are also other forms of white caused by the Sabino and Splashed white genes (this can also cause blue eyes instead of brown) .

White is not to be confused with Grey where the horses coat turns white over a period of time. (They have grey skin under the hair.) Or Double Dilutes, such as cremello, perlino, and smoky cream. These horses have pink skin, blue eyes and an off-white or creamy colored coat.

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It depends. There is the color "white" that is usually to categorize horses, but there is also pink or red-eyed albino, along with blue or wall-eyed albino.


also, horses can appear to be white, but are classified as "grey" because they aren't fully white, the only horses that are classified as white are albino horses

White horses are called grey.

you can get dappled grey, flea bitten grey, ect.

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Yes. The Liepensinger Stallions are all pure white. Silver was a pure white stallion.

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No, horses can't actually be white, they are technically grey.

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