There are no true albinos in the horse world (white coat with pink skin and pink eyes). If a foal is born a true albino, it either dies in the womb or shortly after birth. The equine coat color genetics factors that create true albinism, for reasons not yet fully understood, are lethal in horses. See white color for description of a truly white or, (arguably from a genetics point of view) leucistic horse. See Lethal white syndrome for an explanation of one type of lethal white. Lethal white is when the genes that control Albinism/Whiteness are the Lethal Homozygous WW, ie Albino. The Heterozygous Ww is, arguably, 'white'.

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