In the newest "Spyro: Reignited" game, you can change Spyro's colt, including to black.
You can even give him cool sunglasses!
As for your grandparents, they are full of it.
Oops, not colt, color.
Like in a husbandy and/or want to fuck to death way?
Baine Bloodhoof - WoW
Mr. Smite - WoW
Bonnie the Bunny - FNAF
Pit Lord - DOTA 2
Roadhog - Overwatch
You have a good taste.