Chocolate or Silver Black

Many shades of mousey or rich coffee brown with varying flaxen.

first photo shows single silver, 2nd shows double silver genes

Silver dapple with creme gene- chocolate appears lighter

Rocky Coat Colors

They come in all shades and solid variations 

Silver Bay or Red chocolate compared to Bay

Red body like a bay horse but flax mane and chocolate legs.


If you see a grey at birth you can usually determine if it carries silver since they are born solid colored


Can mask a silver gene! Both of these sorrels carry the silver gene, 1st: single silver 2nd: double silver


Black does not show any modifiers, a foal is typically lighter grey at birth then darkens 

And Silver Grulla

Grulla with a silver that "chocolifies" the black points.

Champagne dilutions

From top to bottom: Gold Champagne without silver, Amber Champagne with silver, Classic champagne with silver. 

Creme Dilution

From top/left to bottom/right: Buckskin with silver, Buckskin no silver;

Palomino without silver, Cremello (double creme), 

Roan Dilution on a Chocolate base

On any roan diluted horse, you can see roaning over the entire body except the face and legs usually.

Dun Dilution- Grulla

This gene changes black to mousey grey with black points