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what do I wear for a schooling show?

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    10-30-2011, 06:35 PM
Green Broke
I don't think it does.
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    10-30-2011, 07:34 PM
If you are going to wear a hunt coat, you should wear the right shirt that goes with it.
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    10-30-2011, 07:37 PM
Green Broke
I again have to agree with CC. It DOES look tacky having a regular button up shirt under a hunt coat.

If you want to wear a show jacket, wear a true riding shirt. If you want to wear a collared shirt, then wear a polo or a sweater over a button up.
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    10-30-2011, 07:39 PM
If you're going to spend the money buying a hunt coat I don't see why you wouldn't buy the shirt to go with it. Its like showing in a hunt coat, show shirt, and jeans. Its part of the get up.
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    10-31-2011, 01:55 AM
Okay thanks for the replies!

So what I gathered from this is a darker colored polo/show shirt, hunt coat, and breeches of my preference?

Would it matter what color hunt coat or show shirt I got? & is there somewhere I can find cheaper ones? I could buy off Ebay, but I am worried that if it didn't fit properly I wouldn't be able to return it ...
    10-31-2011, 10:22 AM
If you're going to go for a hunt coat, make sure its a propper show shirt. And that your breeches are tan. Horse Supplies & Horse Tack HorseLoverZ.com is a great site that always has cheap things and stuff on sale. And they ship super fast.
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    10-31-2011, 10:24 AM
Oh and for color, for hunt coats you can never go wrong with a classic navy paired with a white show shirt. That look will never go out of style. But you can get whatever color you like as long as it fits propperly and your shirt matches it.
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    10-31-2011, 05:18 PM
Green Broke
Black and white, or navy and white are very classic colours, and will never go out of style.

I personally have a navy with purple pinstripe, and a light purple shirt.

If you are going to wear a hunt coat, tall boots looks MUCH better, and completes the look. If you are going to wear a polo, you can get away with either tall boots, or paddock boots and half chaps.

Breeches should be of a tan variation...so that includes a plain beige, to that khaki with a greenish tinge to it. Again, its personal preference. If you go with the true tan/beige, it is easier to match any polo shirt or hunt jacket to in the future.
    10-31-2011, 05:47 PM
Ditto. Buy inexpensive and dress nice. I'm even readying my clothes to ride for the winter in the back yard and not look like a slob this winter, and I'm not showing. I think it makes you ride better. Enjoy the show! =D
    10-31-2011, 05:49 PM
I always think you should take pride in what you ride in. I'm not saying you need to be dressed to the nines when you get on a horse, but I think you should look neat.
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