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  • What color looksbest on chestnuts
  • What colour looks best on a chestnut

 
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    12-18-2008, 08:35 PM
  #1
Foal
What color...?

What color tack looks best on a chestnut?
Pictures would be great!
     
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    12-18-2008, 08:58 PM
  #2
Trained
I love yellow on chestnuts. It has to be a nice bright yellow though. Or a really nice red. Sadly I don't have any pics of these colours on a horse but they look really good ;) anything in the red spectrum of colours usually looks awesome ;)
     
    12-18-2008, 09:06 PM
  #3
Showing
I like blue, red, or green on chesnuts. So cute!
     
    12-18-2008, 09:18 PM
  #4
Trained
I forgot to say that it depends on the shade of chestnut that the horse is too. Darker colours seem to look better on lighter chestnuts and lighter/brighter colours on darker chestnuts.
     
    12-21-2008, 12:52 AM
  #5
Started
Hunter green!
     
    12-21-2008, 10:51 AM
  #6
Yearling
I think a sage green would look nice with a deep chocolate brown thrown in there too. Here's some of the stuff I would choose...

Turnout Blanket (choose Medium or Heavy weight):
Rhino Original Turnout Med w/l and Mid Weight Turnout Horse Blankets*|*EQUESTRIAN COLLECTIONS.COM

Turnout Sheet:
Horseware Rhino Orig Light T/O and Light Weight Turnout Horse Blankets*|*EQUESTRIAN COLLECTIONS.COM

Hood for Turnout Blanket and Sheet:
Rhino Turnout Hood and Horse Blanket Neck Covers*|*EQUESTRIAN COLLECTIONS.COM

Cooler (in chocolate color):
Rambo Newmarket Fleece Cooler from SmartPak Equine

Leather Halter:
Double Stitched Stable Halter from SmartPak Equine

Saddle Pad (in sage green color and/or chocolate color)
Lettia CoolMax Saddle Pad and Saddle Pads - English*|*EQUESTRIAN COLLECTIONS.COM

These are just examples of things I think would look good on a chestnut. Let me know if you need help finding things in whatever color you choose, as I will be more than willing to help.
     
    12-21-2008, 12:05 PM
  #7
Started
I love hunter green on a chestnut horse!
     
    12-22-2008, 08:46 PM
  #8
Weanling
Any shade of blues I like navy on my brat personally ... but I also like black on him for showing crisper look but he's also really light chestnut with flax mane and a white butt cause he's an appy
     
    12-22-2008, 09:30 PM
  #9
Foal
I use green and white on my chestnut and he looks quite nice
But he's very bulky and dark. . Chestnuts seem to look nice in very plain things and not outragous colours!
     
    12-22-2008, 09:31 PM
  #10
Yearling
Hunter green all the way!
     

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