The Enchanting Blue-Eyed Cremello Horse Is In A Field Of Lupines In Moscow

The Enchanting Blue-Eyed Cremello Horse Is In A Field Of Lupines In Moscow

   Enchanting and unusual at the same time with a pinch of majestic, the Cremello horse has it all.


With its sleek cream color, white mane and tail it really looks like the stallion out of the Disney movies. This special horse also has blue eyes and pink skin, which really adds to its unique fairytale allure. Cremello horses are actually any breed of horse, that has had a ɢᴇɴᴇᴛɪᴄ ᴍᴜᴛᴀᴛɪᴏɴ from the dam and sire (mum and dad). Unusual and beautiful with a pinch of a majestic appearance, the Cremello horse has a cream color with no markings and a white mane and tail. Blue eyes and pink skin are also a physical trait of Cremello horses. They almost look like they galloped right out of a fairytale, don’t they Interestingly Cremello’s aren’t ᴀʟʙɪɴᴏ, as many people seem to make a mistake of due to their appearance. ᴀʟʙɪɴᴏ horses are born white with no ᴘɪɢᴍᴇɴᴛ, Cremellos may appear white, but when compared to a white horse they are an obvious cream color. The ɢᴇɴ cream is responsible for the horse’s hair color. This gene acts on the basic coats (black, brown, brown, red) modifying in each case the tone of hair and manes and changing them for lighter tones. Crossing both pure parents is the 100% effective way for the calf to be born with the same coat. The breeds that present the coat Cremello commonly they are the American Morgan Horse, American Quarter Horse and Akhal Teke. It is often believed that horses Cremellos are ᴀʟʙɪɴᴏs, ʙᴜʀɴ easily, or are prone to skin ᴄᴀɴᴄᴇʀ. While the cream gene makes the horse’s coat lighter, it does not remove it. Their fur, skin, and eyes contain ᴘɪɢᴍᴇɴᴛ. Research has been unable to find the ᴀʟʙɪɴᴏ gene in horses. Although pink skin can make them more prone to sᴜɴʙᴜʀɴ, sᴜɴʙᴜʀɴs have been shown to be more common in other horses with large areas of white spots. Cremello is actually just a color and can be found in any breed. The color results from the color ɢᴇɴᴇᴛɪᴄs of the dam and sire. The most common breeds to find the unique coloring are Quarter Horses, Shetland Ponies, Draft Horses, and Saddlebreds just to name a few. The base color of a Cremello is actually red or chestnut. Two cream dilution genes on a chestnut horse (double diluted) are responsible for the unique color. It all comes down to ɢᴇɴᴇᴛɪᴄs and base colors. As for the eyes of these animals, they are usually light blue in color, but they can also be honey-colored.  It can be obtained anywhere in the world. What is needed is to cross two parents who have the cream gene. If one of the two does not possess it, the chances that the animal will be born light-colored with blue eyes are very low.


Cremello horses are a science. The reasoning behind their unique color is interesting and the result of their ɢᴇɴᴇᴛɪᴄs is that of a majestic looking horse with gorgeous blue eyes. Now that you have an understanding of where a Cremello horse comes from.

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