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    03-20-2011, 11:20 PM
Come on Eliz, you mean you don't enjoy going into the house in the evening looking like you put on black lipstick? What's wrong with you?
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    03-20-2011, 11:22 PM
Green Broke
Note to self - remember what color horse is when getting dressed.
Light horse and dark clothes or light clothes and dark horse = Bad

But what do you do when you have a dark bay and a buckskin? Stripes?
    03-20-2011, 11:22 PM
Originally Posted by mls    
Yep - it's time to leave the polar fleece in the house.
I second that :)
    03-21-2011, 09:34 AM
Originally Posted by usandpets    
Note to self - remember what color horse is when getting dressed.
Light horse and dark clothes or light clothes and dark horse = Bad

But what do you do when you have a dark bay and a buckskin? Stripes?
i agree with this. I have a dark bay horse and am grooming a grey horse. I went to the barn the other night wearing all black clothes and came out wearing most of the grey horse. Yuck.
    03-21-2011, 10:19 AM
I'm in real trouble here. The mornings are still chilly, and the afternoons are already hot. Dancer is a grulla - but right now she looks more like a buckskin since her winter coat is much lighter in color than her summer coat.

Rain is a very dark bay right now, I'm anxious to see what her summer color will turn out to be - she'll turn 1 in June.

Misty is a perlino and America is a really light Palomino (isabello?). Nutmeg is a bright chestnut - even her winter coat shines like a copper penny) and Scooter and Junior are bay paints.

So... what the heck color sweater do I wear? I generally groom in the mornings, right after feeding time.

As for lip gloss, I had to give that up altogether. Rain thinks it tastes good. Ugh! Horsey breath!
    03-21-2011, 10:26 AM
Originally Posted by Golden Horse    
So sorry I just couldn't resist being a "copy cat" and *pun* intended.
    03-21-2011, 12:11 PM
I was working the other night and grooming a Belgian who was shedding. It was also very windy. Turned around to say something to another person and got the entire inside of my mouth covered in hair...
"Cara, can you hand me th- GSJKGKLFJHFHLHK"
    03-21-2011, 12:16 PM
One of my boarders has a husband with an extreme allergy to horses. She wears a cheap rain coat and wind pants when she grooms during shedding season. Reduces the chance she gets horse hair in her vehicle.
    03-21-2011, 12:17 PM
Wear Green! Or Red! I find it works pretty well ;)
Well, that is if you want to add yellow, red, black, brown (what ever color you horse(s) is) to the garment to make it more interesting! Haha

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