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Tyree Sorrel Horse
Tyree Sorrel Horse
DATE: 2013/04/11::
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The Sorrel Horse, Shottisham
The Sorrel Horse, Shottisham
DATE: 2011/12/14::
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Mister T Man - Sorrel Appendix Quarter Horse Stallion with incredible pedigree!!!
Mister T Man - Sorrel Appendix Quarter Horse Stallion with incredible pedigree!!!
DATE: 2009/01/22::
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Paint Colt, Palomino Filly, and Sorrel Horse on Trail Ride
Paint Colt, Palomino Filly, and Sorrel Horse on Trail Ride
DATE: 2009/03/15::
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smilejos67 plays - ESO Season01 EP071, A Sorrel horse
smilejos67 plays - ESO Season01 EP071, A Sorrel horse
DATE: 2015/03/31::
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Stout Sorrel Quarter Horse Gelding
Stout Sorrel Quarter Horse Gelding
DATE: 2014/11/15::
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Doghouse - Heatwave (Shottisham Sorrel Horse soundcheck 20/07/13)
Doghouse - Heatwave (Shottisham Sorrel Horse soundcheck 20/07/13)
DATE: 2013/07/25::
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Painting a Chestnut/Sorrel Model Horse
Painting a Chestnut/Sorrel Model Horse
DATE: 2009/09/13::
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Sorrel horse~ ROPING HORSE FOR SALE
Sorrel horse~ ROPING HORSE FOR SALE
DATE: 2014/07/09::
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Dragonfruit: Sorrel Horse Shottisham 9th March 2015
Dragonfruit: Sorrel Horse Shottisham 9th March 2015
DATE: 2015/03/22::
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My Old Sorrel Horse
My Old Sorrel Horse
DATE: 2009/03/26::
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Sorrel Horse
Sorrel Horse
DATE: 2015/03/31::
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Chex 3yr. old sorrel Horse For Sale
Chex 3yr. old sorrel Horse For Sale
DATE: 2008/03/24::
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The Sorrel Horse re-thatching 2012. Rear view.
The Sorrel Horse re-thatching 2012. Rear view.
DATE: 2013/01/13::
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Easter Egg Hunt at The Sorrel Horse, Shottisham
Easter Egg Hunt at The Sorrel Horse, Shottisham
DATE: 2012/04/09::
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LotRO Blonde Sorrel Horse preview
LotRO Blonde Sorrel Horse preview
DATE: 2011/11/16::
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The Sorrel Horse, Shottisham re-thatching underway
The Sorrel Horse, Shottisham re-thatching underway
DATE: 2012/07/12::
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Tribute to Sorrel Horse
Tribute to Sorrel Horse
DATE: 2008/02/21::
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The Sorrel Horse re-thatching summer 2012
The Sorrel Horse re-thatching summer 2012
DATE: 2012/07/13::
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JP
JP's Sorrel Horse Cutting 1
DATE: 2009/06/23::
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JP
JP's Sorrel Horse Cutting 2
DATE: 2009/06/23::
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saulo and sorrel horse
saulo and sorrel horse
DATE: 2010/11/15::
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The Sorrel Horse Easter Event
The Sorrel Horse Easter Event
DATE: 2012/04/09::
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Sorrel horse
Sorrel horse
DATE: 2012/09/05::
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Airbrushing A Model Horse Series - Part 2, Sorrel/Chestnut
Airbrushing A Model Horse Series - Part 2, Sorrel/Chestnut
DATE: 2015/01/06::
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Lot #46 Lunch Box 2007 GRADE Sorrel Quarter Horse Gelding.
Lot #46 Lunch Box 2007 GRADE Sorrel Quarter Horse Gelding.
DATE: 2015/02/20::
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6 year old sorrel horse
6 year old sorrel horse
DATE: 2012/05/24::
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Pair red Sorrel mule foals. Flashy 1 filly 1 horse mule. 2 weeks age apart. Call 903-701-1322. New B
Pair red Sorrel mule foals. Flashy 1 filly 1 horse mule. 2 weeks age apart. Call 903-701-1322. New B
DATE: 2014/10/25::
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2000 Paint Horse Sorrel Overo Gelding For Sale.  Great All Around Horse.
2000 Paint Horse Sorrel Overo Gelding For Sale. Great All Around Horse.
DATE: 2015/03/09::
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Windamuellar
Windamuellar's sorrel horse
DATE: 2011/05/13::
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"Blink" - Heel Horse - 2006 AQHA Sorrel Gelding
"Blink" - Heel Horse - 2006 AQHA Sorrel Gelding
DATE: 2012/01/03::
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SKULLY - Barrel horse for sale - 2005 Sorrel Gelding!
SKULLY - Barrel horse for sale - 2005 Sorrel Gelding!
DATE: 2015/05/23::
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Sorrel Quarter Horse Gelding for Sale
Sorrel Quarter Horse Gelding for Sale
DATE: 2012/10/26::
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For Sale--18yr Broke Sorrel Quarter Horse Mare
For Sale--18yr Broke Sorrel Quarter Horse Mare
DATE: 2015/05/12::
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Kramer - 7yo AQHA Sorrel Head Horse FOR SALE
Kramer - 7yo AQHA Sorrel Head Horse FOR SALE
DATE: 2013/02/27::
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CUTTING HORSE, Sorrel Mare 2006 JB Fancy Cat - www.fredbrayranch.com
CUTTING HORSE, Sorrel Mare 2006 JB Fancy Cat - www.fredbrayranch.com
DATE: 2013/09/16::
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"Rascal" -
"Rascal" - '05 AQHA Sorrel Heel Horse FOR SALE
DATE: 2012/03/05::
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Sorrel Tennessee Walking Horse Mare at work
Sorrel Tennessee Walking Horse Mare at work
DATE: 2014/04/19::
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"Blink" - Heel Horse - 2006 AQHA Sorrel Gelding
"Blink" - Heel Horse - 2006 AQHA Sorrel Gelding
DATE: 2012/01/03::
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Broke Big Stout Sorrel Quarter Horse Gelding
Broke Big Stout Sorrel Quarter Horse Gelding
DATE: 2014/12/23::
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Sorrel Quarter Horse Mare for Sale
Sorrel Quarter Horse Mare for Sale
DATE: 2012/08/15::
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Quails Red Berry - 2008 Sorrel Gelding - Roping Horse or Ranch Horse Prospect For Sale
Quails Red Berry - 2008 Sorrel Gelding - Roping Horse or Ranch Horse Prospect For Sale
DATE: 2010/10/04::
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Colonel - 9yo Sorrel AQHA Heel Horse For Sale
Colonel - 9yo Sorrel AQHA Heel Horse For Sale
DATE: 2013/02/26::
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sorrel trail horse
sorrel trail horse
DATE: 2012/08/27::
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Rose- Beautiful Sorrel Tobiano Spotted Saddle Horse For Sale
Rose- Beautiful Sorrel Tobiano Spotted Saddle Horse For Sale
DATE: 2013/11/23::
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Gentle Sorrel with Flaxen Mane/Tail Tennessee Walking Horse Gelding for sale
Gentle Sorrel with Flaxen Mane/Tail Tennessee Walking Horse Gelding for sale
DATE: 2013/04/07::
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Illumnati - Sorrel Head Horse Consigned to the Billings Livestock Fall Sale
Illumnati - Sorrel Head Horse Consigned to the Billings Livestock Fall Sale
DATE: 2014/09/08::
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Sergeant, 9 year ranch sorrel for sale, gentle cow horse
Sergeant, 9 year ranch sorrel for sale, gentle cow horse
DATE: 2015/01/02::
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SMOOTH LEO DOC - SORREL HEAD & HEEL HORSE
SMOOTH LEO DOC - SORREL HEAD & HEEL HORSE
DATE: 2013/04/24::
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Sweetest Little Sorrel Tennessee Walking Horse Mare!
Sweetest Little Sorrel Tennessee Walking Horse Mare!
DATE: 2014/02/02::
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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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