What Is A Flea Bitten Horse?

Have you ever heard someone talk about a flea bitten horse and wondered what they mean? Let’s find out everything you need to know about flea bitten horses!


What Does Flea Bitten Mean In Horses?

The term flea bitten does sound very odd, but there are many words in horse terminology that are quite unusual! 

What Color Is A Flea Bitten Horse?

A flea bitten horse will have a grey coat color, with tiny flecks of colored hair.

How Do Flea Bitten Horses Get Their Coloring?

To get grey coat coloring, a horse must inherit the grey coat color modifier gene from one or both of its parents.

So, as we have learned, a flea bitten horse is one with a grey coat color and tiny speckles of colored hair.


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