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    09-05-2011, 01:54 AM
I thought of another one, lol....make ur horse a banana and you can be a ice cream! (BANANA SPLIT!).... or you could be April O'neal or Casey Jones (hockey mask) riding Splinter (ninja turtles!).... Not sure how to do the ninja thing right after tho, lol...
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    09-05-2011, 01:58 PM
Well I have an idea that I came up with that wouldnt take long to put onto the horse... I could dress up as an indian and put a "indian looking" saddle pad on in case my horse is sweating, make a twine bridle, and I have horse white spray paint stuff that I can spray on her to make her a paint horse. For me I have an orange-ish leather vest that I will wear a brown shirt under (unless I can find a plain tan one) and I will string beads on the vest, I will make a beaded head band thing, have my hair braided (before the show and curl it up into a bun until that class which is the last class), have my mom make leather shorts and I will wear regular shorts under it (my mom makes me show shirts and uses thin/ decorative leather on them and she has extra so we will find tan in the box of leather and use that), I will buy boots from Wal-Mart like these:

And I will string beads from the top of these, I will make beaded bracelets for me and maybe for my horse too if I can. I will also make a twine bridle (I've made a few before just for fun but I will use double or triple strands for "safety" because 4-H is very picky about that kind of stuff).

I think that this is all I came up with. It sounds hard when putting it all together like this but I don't think it will be too difficult. It shouldnt take very much time to change into before the class either. I will unsaddle, change clothes, and have my mom switch bridles, put on the saddle pad and spray paint her while I'm changing. It doesnt sound like it would take very long to put on would it? Most of the clothes I will just slip into and I will make and attach all the beads and everything at home.

If there are any ideas to add to this let me know but it would have to be easy and quick to put on unless I could attach it at home before the show.

Thanks!!!! :)
    09-05-2011, 02:09 PM
Sounds good!! Be sure to post pics!!!
    09-05-2011, 02:10 PM
I will for sure!! Lol
    09-05-2011, 02:21 PM
Don't forget to put war paint on horse: red paint, a circle around an eye, a hand-print on a hip, lightning marks in black somewhere, e.g.!

You can also tie feathers into his mane; beaded or plain rawhide ties are nice!

Oh, yah: put some war paint on your face! It'd be cool to research authentic patterns Indians used, & copy one of them!
    09-05-2011, 07:34 PM
Ya I forgot to say that but I was planning on doin that too. I might put paint on my face if I have time before the class it all depends on that. I should be able to do most of it but the war paint and painting myself depends on how much time I will have.
    09-08-2011, 02:27 AM
I am not a fan of the native american idea for two reasons....
It's a little offensive... and its way overdone...

But if you are going to do it, Colors WORN ON THE FACE
Red is not for war it means wounds and blood
Black is NOT death it actually means living but it can mean disease on other parts of the body and also male
White actually means death
Blue means woman and sky, water, and also sadness.

You can used turkey feathers (they are actually prized and considered sacred).

If ur going to do it, do it respectively. :)
    09-08-2011, 10:29 PM
Offensive to Indians? Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. "We think you're style is so cool, we want to look like you!"

Let us know how it went! :)
    09-08-2011, 10:57 PM
Originally Posted by Northern    
Offensive to Indians? Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. "We think you're style is so cool, we want to look like you!"

Let us know how it went! :)

-Actually, after having a town bicentennial & talking to Indians- they do find it offensive unless someone takes the time to research it & do it right. They were excited we were going to include an Indian segment in our celebration, but were adamant about us researching & doing it the right ways. Exactly such as colors, different feather & headbands.

I'm not saying you shouldn't do it- I think it sounda like an awesome idea. & it is easy to portray it like you should as there is VAST info online about it.
Good Luck! I can't wait to see pics :)
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    09-09-2011, 02:44 AM
My little man was a Deer/caribou/moose and I was the hunter.

I cut out about 1.5-2ft long antlers out of cardboard and plopped them on his head the day of the show (which, for a 5 year old is a huge no no, always try the costume on and get the horse used to it) of course he didn't care long as he didn't get poked by anything. Then on his back I did spotslike a little fawn, and put orange duct tape around his boots to make him "visible" also having an orange browband made it cute as well, lastly on him I put orange vet wrap on the base of his tail.

For me I was in normal black jods, with a camo long sleeved shirt, with my helmet- with orange vet wrap on it, in orange chuck converses (hi-topsoh yeah.) and black eye shadow under my eyes.

EVerybody LOVED it, and thought he was the most cute thing in the world- except the girl who got second in the class ;D I wish I was going again this year and I would put huge wings on him and me be some sort of goddess but I'm lacking a horse trailer xD

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