Chapter 3. Face Markings Locations

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Guide to Horse Face Markings Locations

Bald Face:

A bald face is a wide white marking that extends past the eyes, down the face, and beyond the nostrils.


A blaze is a medium to wide white face marking that runs down the length of the horse’s face.


A white marking that occurs above the eye line.


A white marking that occurs below the eye line and above the top of the nostrils, but within the nasal bones. Also referred to as a stripe or race.


A white marking that occurs between the top and the bottom of the nostrils.