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post #11 of 30 Old 09-02-2013, 12:32 PM
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I really like bight on dark, so I do a lot of red for my gelding, and pink and purple for my mare.
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post #12 of 30 Old 09-02-2013, 12:41 PM
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I think liver chestnut is the hardest color to match tack to... I have to go with maroon and white.

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post #13 of 30 Old 09-02-2013, 05:33 PM Thread Starter
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post #14 of 30 Old 09-02-2013, 06:14 PM
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Personally, my buckskin wears purple and dun wears turquoise. As for darker colors, they both look good in navy. The dun also looks good in a dark red.
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post #15 of 30 Old 09-02-2013, 06:17 PM
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does anyone know good colours that will go with my grulla?
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post #16 of 30 Old 09-02-2013, 08:06 PM
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I guess I didn't realize the link I posted didn't say what it was. It's a color wheel that matches coat colors to tack colors they look best in.

Sasalama, grulla is listed under the "neutrals" group, meaning they usually look good in both the redhead and brunette groups, depending on the rider's preference.
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post #17 of 30 Old 09-02-2013, 08:49 PM
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Sasalama, I think a light blue or hunter green would look awesome on a grulla :)
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post #18 of 30 Old 09-02-2013, 10:39 PM
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I find my sorrel looks really good in royal blue, thus why I have so much of that colour, but my black and white paint I feel I can put anything on him which is nice. Started with an iced baby blue with him but thinking turquoise or purple might be what I collect next.
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post #19 of 30 Old 09-03-2013, 12:28 AM Thread Starter
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I think your right - you just can't get a wrong color on a black and/or white horse.

I found some shots of Grulla horses. I wish I had found purple as it would be cool to see if that set them off well, but here's what I did find from people who called their horses Grulla.


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This gal has a shirt that kinda sets off the horses coat.


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Tiny photo, but the periwinkle blue bag hanging off the back of this horse caught my eye.


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This gals shirt kinda shows what a green would look like on the horse.


Some of the colors look good, some not so much.
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post #20 of 30 Old 09-03-2013, 12:40 AM
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I use pink, deep purple, bright blue and black on my buckskin (or maybe she is a smokey brown) and lime green, aqua and brown on the golden buckskin gelding
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