Classifications
Amber Champagne

Amber champagne can be thought of as "champagne on bay." The body color is lightened from red to gold and the points are lightened from black to chocolate.

[black + agouti + champagne]

Amber champagne can be difficult to distinguish from classic champagne once the foal coat is shed. The best way to determine the color of an adult who could be either classic or amber is to have the horse tested for the black/red and agouti.

[Midas' Starfire Ace, Tennessee Walking Horse stallion]

 

Amber champagnes have gold bodies and chocolate points.

[Champagne Suede, Tennessee Walking Horse stallion]

 

The key to distinguishing amber from classic is in the color of the legs.

[SW Take Care Too, Quarter Horse stallion]

This stallion appeared to be gold at first. However, his production record soon proved otherwise. He is an amber champagne. His white markings hid what would be dark points.

[Magic's Golden Flash, Racking Horse stallion]

You can just barely see the streak of chocolate in this amber champagne's mane.

[Magic's Golden Flash, Racking Horse stallion]

Amber Champagne - Foal Color Possibilities

 

Amber Champagne
[Ee Aa N/CH]

Amber Champagne
[EE Aa N/CH]

Amber Champagne
[Ee AA N/CH]

Amber Champagne
[EE AA N/CH]

Black [Ee aa] black, classic champagne, bay, amber champagne, chestnut, gold champagne black, classic champagne, bay, amber champagne bay, amber champagne, chestnut, gold champagne bay, amber champagne
Bay [Ee Aa] black, classic champagne, bay, amber champagne, chestnut, gold champagne black, classic champagne, bay, amber champagne bay, amber champagne, chestnut, gold champagne bay, amber champagne
Chestnut [ee] black, classic champagne, bay, amber champagne, chestnut, gold champagne black, classic champagne, bay, amber champagne bay, amber champagne, chestnut, gold champagne bay, amber champagne
Palomino [ee N/Cr]
Buckskin [Ee Aa N/Cr]
Smokey Black [Ee aa N/Cr]
black, classic champagne, classic cream, bay, amber champagne, amber cream, chestnut, gold champagne, gold cream, smokey black, buckskin, palomino black, classic champagne, classic cream, bay, amber champagne, amber cream, smokey black, buckskin bay, amber champagne, amber cream, chestnut, gold champagne, gold cream, palomino, buckskin bay, amber champagne, amber cream, buckskin,
Palomino [ee AA N/Cr]
Buckskin [Ee AA N/Cr]
bay, amber champagne, amber cream, chestnut, gold champagne, gold cream, buckskin, palomino bay, amber champagne, amber cream, smokey black, buckskin bay, amber champagne, amber cream, chestnut, gold champagne, gold cream, buckskin, palomino bay, amber champagne, amber cream, buckskin
Buckskin [EE Aa N/Cr]
Smokey Black [EE aa N/Cr]
black, classic champagne, classic cream, bay, amber champagne, amber cream, smokey black, buckskin black, classic champagne, classic cream, bay, amber champagne, amber cream, smokey black, buckskin bay, amber champagne, amber cream, buckskin bay, amber champagne, amber cream, buckskin
Cremello [ee CrCr]
Perlino [Ee Aa CrCr]
Smokey Cream [Ee aa CrCr]
gold cream, palomino, amber cream, buckskin, classic cream, smokey black amber cream, buckskin, classic cream, smokey black gold cream, palomino, amber cream, buckskin amber cream, buckskin

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