A foal is a baby horse.
Bay foals, like this one, sometimes have pale hairs on their legs and in their mane and tail until they shed their foal coats
A young chestnut foal, showing slight lightening of skin, possibly related to the pheomelaninistic characteristics of chestnut genetics. The skin will darken as the foal becomes older. Skin depigmentation is not always seen in chestnut foals.
A chestnut foal with body-clipped head and neck, showing two-toned hair shaft, lighter at the roots
A palomino mare with a chestnut foal. This golden shade is widely recognized as palomino.
At birth, champagne horses have bright blue eyes and bright pink skin, as the horse matures the eyes darken to hazel and the skin becomes freckled.
As seen in this photo, black foals are often born a "mousy" color that sheds off as they get older
This black Shetland Pony foal was born very dark and will likely gray like its mother
Mare and foal. The ApHC encourages early foal registration, even though coat patterns may change later.[
Sorraia foal with primitive markings and "hair stroke"