gene combined with the dun gene produces few changes. However, a dun
champagne will have a distinct dorsal stripe and leg barring.
champagne + dun]
This photo illustrates the
clear, distinct dorsal stripe present in a dun champagne.
[Champagne Miss Dun, Quarter Horse mare]
Here is another shot of the
dorsal stripe. Many champagnes have counter shading that looks
similar to a dorsal stripe, but it is not as distinct as the
dorsal stripe of a horse carrying the dun gene.
[Champagne Miss Dun, Quarter Horse
Many champagne and cream
dilutes have counter shading, which appears similar to a
dorsal stripe. However, it is not the true dorsal stripe of a
horse with the dun gene. Notice that the counter shade stripe
is much thinner.