What colour goes best with chesnut?

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What colour goes best with chesnut?

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    04-26-2011, 08:51 AM
Smile What colour goes best with chesnut?

I can't seem to find and colour to go with my horse. His a chestnut/taffy colour. I will put a photo up of him when I can :)

Thanks :3
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    04-26-2011, 08:53 AM
Hunter green, royal blue, and teal all go well on chestnuts.

I have hunter green for my boy, but I'm thinking about getting him some royal blue things, too.
    04-26-2011, 08:56 AM
Green Broke
I'm partial to royal blue and dark green on chesnuts and sorrels.
    04-26-2011, 10:06 AM
I would really like to see photos if you have them :) The one in your barn on here is a bit poorly lit, and I can't quite tell what colour your beautiful boy really is :)
    04-26-2011, 01:55 PM
Royal blue looks great on chestnuts, and so does hunter green. I owned a fiery red chestnut gelding and he looked great in blue. I think good old fashioned white looks classy too :)
    04-26-2011, 02:06 PM
My mare is a very red-tone chestnut (well, in the summer). Our colors are pink and purple. Our "traditional color" is navy - which looks gorgeous on her.

Of course, you have a *him* not a *her* so pink and purple wouldn't quite fit. LOL. Turquoise looks stunning on chestnuts - or if you wanted something less "bright", teal is a little more toned down than turquoise I think.
    04-26-2011, 04:42 PM
Green Broke
I like navy on red horses =]
    04-26-2011, 06:00 PM
Green Broke
Subscribing....I was just thinking about this the other day....dont mean to take over your thread or anything....but do you guys think Rodeo would look good in a navy? What else? Not a huge fan of green...

    04-26-2011, 07:59 PM
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    04-26-2011, 08:03 PM
Green Broke
^Thanks Tymer!! That was a terrific way to figure out which color looks best!

chestnut, colour, taffy

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