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Paint Colt, Palomino Filly, and Sorrel Horse on Trail Ride
Paint Colt, Palomino Filly, and Sorrel Horse on Trail Ride
::2009/03/15::
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Tyree Sorrel Horse
Tyree Sorrel Horse
::2013/04/12::
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Sorrel Horse Lunges with Border Collie
Sorrel Horse Lunges with Border Collie
::2009/04/05::
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The Sorrel Horse, Shottisham
The Sorrel Horse, Shottisham
::2011/12/14::
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My Old Sorrel Horse
My Old Sorrel Horse
::2009/03/27::
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Doghouse - Heatwave (Shottisham Sorrel Horse soundcheck 20/07/13)
Doghouse - Heatwave (Shottisham Sorrel Horse soundcheck 20/07/13)
::2013/07/25::
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JP's Sorrel Horse Cutting 2
::2009/06/23::
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1080 SORREL HORSE RD Huntingdon Valley PA 19006 Coldwell Banker Hearthside Realtors - Hundingdon V
1080 SORREL HORSE RD Huntingdon Valley PA 19006 Coldwell Banker Hearthside Realtors - Hundingdon V
::2014/04/03::
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Fancy Dark Sorrel Horse Team Roping - For Sale
Fancy Dark Sorrel Horse Team Roping - For Sale
::2010/08/13::
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1006 SORREL HORSE RD Huntingdon Valley PA 19006 Joseph Bograd $399900
1006 SORREL HORSE RD Huntingdon Valley PA 19006 Joseph Bograd $399900
::2014/05/15::
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Chex 3yr. old sorrel Horse For Sale
Chex 3yr. old sorrel Horse For Sale
::2008/03/24::
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Tribute to Sorrel Horse
Tribute to Sorrel Horse
::2008/02/21::
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6 year old sorrel horse
6 year old sorrel horse
::2012/05/25::
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The Sorrel Horse Easter Event
The Sorrel Horse Easter Event
::2012/04/09::
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Sorrel horse
Sorrel horse
::2013/04/23::
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Easter Egg Hunt at The Sorrel Horse, Shottisham
Easter Egg Hunt at The Sorrel Horse, Shottisham
::2012/04/09::
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saulo and sorrel horse
saulo and sorrel horse
::2010/11/16::
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AlittleSmoke - 2007 Sorrel Quarter Horse Stallion
AlittleSmoke - 2007 Sorrel Quarter Horse Stallion
::2013/12/03::
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LotRO Blonde Sorrel Horse preview
LotRO Blonde Sorrel Horse preview
::2011/11/16::
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The Sorrel Horse, Shottisham re-thatching underway
The Sorrel Horse, Shottisham re-thatching underway
::2012/07/12::
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Sorrel horse 2
Sorrel horse 2
::2013/04/23::
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Sorrel horse~ ROPING HORSE FOR SALE
Sorrel horse~ ROPING HORSE FOR SALE
::2014/07/09::
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Sorrel horse 3
Sorrel horse 3
::2013/04/23::
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The Sorrel Horse re-thatching 2012. Rear view.
The Sorrel Horse re-thatching 2012. Rear view.
::2013/01/13::
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The Sorrel Horse re-thatching 2012. Front view.
The Sorrel Horse re-thatching 2012. Front view.
::2013/01/13::
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1080 Sorrel Horse Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
1080 Sorrel Horse Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
::2014/04/07::
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The Sorrel Horse re-thatching summer 2012
The Sorrel Horse re-thatching summer 2012
::2012/07/13::
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Sorrel horse for sale 3
Sorrel horse for sale 3
::2010/09/01::
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Sorrel Horse
Sorrel Horse
::2010/06/14::
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JP
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::2009/06/23::
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sorrel horse movie 001
sorrel horse movie 001
::2009/11/13::
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Sorrel horse
Sorrel horse
::2012/09/05::
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Sorrel Tennessee Walking Horse Mare at work
Sorrel Tennessee Walking Horse Mare at work
::2014/04/19::
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Horse & Sorrel Horse Head Wall Mount - lonestarwesterndecor.com
Horse & Sorrel Horse Head Wall Mount - lonestarwesterndecor.com
::2012/12/28::
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Jordan marie big sorrel horse enjoying the swing
Jordan marie big sorrel horse enjoying the swing
::2013/05/18::
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Sorrel Heel Horse For Sale in Tome, NM
Sorrel Heel Horse For Sale in Tome, NM
::2014/06/27::
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"Blink" - Heel Horse - 2006 AQHA Sorrel Gelding
"Blink" - Heel Horse - 2006 AQHA Sorrel Gelding
::2012/01/03::
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SOLD - Barrel, Pole Bending, Play day horse, 13-YO Sorrel tobiano Paint - SOLD
SOLD - Barrel, Pole Bending, Play day horse, 13-YO Sorrel tobiano Paint - SOLD
::2013/11/02::
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"Blink" - Heel Horse - 2006 AQHA Sorrel Gelding
"Blink" - Heel Horse - 2006 AQHA Sorrel Gelding
::2012/01/03::
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Sorrel Horse
Sorrel Horse
::2012/04/04::
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sorrel trail horse
sorrel trail horse
::2012/08/28::
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Kramer - 7yo AQHA Sorrel Head Horse FOR SALE
Kramer - 7yo AQHA Sorrel Head Horse FOR SALE
::2013/02/27::
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Gentle Sorrel & White Spotted Saddle Horse Mare for sale
Gentle Sorrel & White Spotted Saddle Horse Mare for sale
::2013/11/23::
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Road Runner - 11yo Sorrel Head Horse For Sale
Road Runner - 11yo Sorrel Head Horse For Sale
::2013/10/28::
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Cowboy - 8yo Sorrel Head & Heel Horse For Sale
Cowboy - 8yo Sorrel Head & Heel Horse For Sale
::2014/01/16::
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Sweetest Little Sorrel Tennessee Walking Horse Mare!
Sweetest Little Sorrel Tennessee Walking Horse Mare!
::2014/02/02::
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Sorrel reg. Gelding $2,500 ranch horse / break away horse.
Sorrel reg. Gelding $2,500 ranch horse / break away horse.
::2014/06/12::
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Smoke, tennessee walking horse sorrel with flaxen mane, tail, 4 stockings
Smoke, tennessee walking horse sorrel with flaxen mane, tail, 4 stockings
::2014/03/03::
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Bit - 14yo Sorrel Head & Heel Horse For Sale
Bit - 14yo Sorrel Head & Heel Horse For Sale
::2013/10/28::
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SOLD - Barrel, Pole Bending, Play day horse, 13-YO Sorrel tobiano Paint - SOLD
SOLD - Barrel, Pole Bending, Play day horse, 13-YO Sorrel tobiano Paint - SOLD
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A Chestnut or "Sorrel" horse
A Quarter Horse registered as "sorrel"

Sorrel is an alternative word for one of the most common equine coat colors in horses. While the term is usually used to refer to a copper-red shade of chestnut, in some places it is used generically in place of "chestnut" to refer to any reddish horse with a same-color or lighter mane and tail, ranging from reddish-gold to a deep burgundy or chocolate shade. The term probably comes from the color of the flower spike of the sorrel herb.

The term "chestnut" is the more common term used to describe horses of a reddish-brown color. Chestnut is more often used to describe this color in England and on the east coast of the United States, while the term "sorrel" is more common in the Western United States. Some horse enthusiasts insist that chestnut and sorrel are two distinct colorations, but there is no known genetic difference between the two and no clear consensus on what the distinction is. Some argue that "sorrel" should be used to describe only lighter shades, or shades with a very clear reddish tint, while "chestnut" denotes darker shades or shades with more brown in them. The American Quarter Horse Association, which uses both terms, describes a sorrel as a type of copper-red chestnut, but allows that chestnut is also a correct term.

In terms of equine coat color genetics there is no difference at all. Solid reddish-brown color is a base color of horses, caused by the recessive "e" gene.

Sorrel or chestnut coloration can be distinguished from dun by the fact that a dun horse has a gene that causes slightly washed-out yellowish color, with a darker mane and tail than the rest of its coat, may have areas of darker color on the shoulder and forelegs, and also possesses a narrow, dark line down the middle of the back.

A sorrel and a bay, especially a "blood bay," may be confused with one another. However, all bays have "black points" - a black mane, tail and lower legs. Light-colored sorrels, sometimes called "blond sorrels," especially if they have flaxen manes and tails, may resemble a palomino. However, true palomino coloration is the result of a horse's being heterozygous for the cream dilution gene.

Some definitions list sorrel as a self color, used to describe only horses whose mane, tail, and legs are the same color as the rest of the coat, with the exception of white markings. Other definitions are broader and include reddish-brown horses with flaxen manes and tails.

More often than not, the practical difference is usually not in color, but in usage: horses ridden in the Western tradition are more often referred to as sorrel and horses ridden in the English tradition are chestnut. Many organizations simply avoid the whole fuss and choose one of the two terms to denote all reddish or brown colorations that are not bay.

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