Base coat colours
Coat colour dilutions
Genetic disorder tests
Normal package cost: $81 including GST per horse. Use the discount code SW4PAX to discount this package to $70 as part of our free testing offer for the splashed white originally found in Appaloosas.
Blue and other pale eye colours are extremely striking, and often very attractive. Blue eyes can be caused by some combinations of coat colour dilution genes (cream, champagne and pearl), and by some white pattern genes (frame overo or any version of splashed white.) Blue eyes are not caused by the Appaloosa gene or KIT gene mutations such as sabino 1, tobiano or W1-W20.
Our blue eye genetic testing package is suitable for horses with anything from one partially blue eye right up to two amazing blue or pale coloured eyes. It is also suitable for horses that have produced blue-eyed foals.
Our blue eye package includes:
This package will identify the genetic basis of your horse's blue eyes for most Australian horses. It is not ideal for horses with known pearl ancestry, or for horses known to have splashed white ancestors carrying SW2 or SW3 (i.e. some Quarter Horses and Paint Horses, especially those with Miss Smokin Hickory in their pedigree).
Blue eyes in horses are striking.