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    01-20-2011, 11:57 PM
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Yearling
Need help figuring some stuff out for showing this spring/summer

I am going to be showing Junior in local shows and in B rated shows this summer. I will be showing every month probably. I want to look nice though (I really respect a nice turned out team). I have no idea what color jacket, shirt, breeches, etc. would look best on me. I know for the B shows I will have a nice well fitted saddle pad that is white. I am showing hunt seat and jumpers, by the way.

I currently ride Junior in a flash bridle with a full cheek slow twist, but that is for jumping (though he rides really well in the slow twist on the flat). I can control him in a loose ring just fine, but I feel like he rides best in a full cheek slow twist. I would be using a nice fancy stitched bridle (no flash). Do you think it would be okay to ride him in the full cheek, or should I look for a slow twist dee?

Here are some pictures of Junior and I. I want to find the best looking show coat and shirt for us. I have no idea what color he would look good with...


Ignore me... xD My friend made me. Haha

This is the bridle he is ridden in normally.

His color changed quite a bit. He is normally a bit more coppery during the summer, but he dulled out a bit.

So colors!! And the bit thing.... Need advice.
     
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    01-22-2011, 12:36 AM
  #2
Foal
Are there any photos from previous shows you can look at to see what everyone else is wearing? That should give you a good starting point.

Traditionally, the discipline you show in dictates the colors you wear.

I know down here in the Southeast, in the hunter shows we wear beige-green breeches (Not green -- it's actually a pukey beige color), a white or pinstriped ratcatcher, dark blue jacket and black boots with black helmet. For jumpers, it would be white breeches with a black jacket, white shirt and black boots, black helmet.

And for classes that don't require a jacket (due to heat, etc.), a nice polo shirt will work.

Have you asked your trainer? If you're showing locals, there's a good chance that so long as you turn out properly dressed in a jacket and breeches, they don't mind color variations, so long as you don't mix and match wild colors. :)
     

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