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post #1 of 14 Old 11-27-2011, 07:10 PM Thread Starter
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Talking Saddle Pad Color?

Hey! Im new and decided to try my hand at making a post. I have a bay gelding and wanted to get a new english saddle pad for him for christmas. Right now i have a light blue one but it gets dirty really easily and i am now looking for a color that still looks good but does not get dirty as fast and is as easily seen. Any ideas? I was thinking black but thats boring if you know what i mean! haha Also, what is your favorite brand of pad?
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post #2 of 14 Old 11-27-2011, 09:22 PM
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ORANGE I absolutely love orange on bays or red

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post #3 of 14 Old 11-27-2011, 09:31 PM
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I think red would be perfect.
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post #4 of 14 Old 11-28-2011, 08:01 AM
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Heather, I personally really like "quiet" colors (like cream, peach, light yellow, etc.), and I think either of them would look nice on bay. I came across this one recently (let you customize the pad with plenty of colors to choose from, piping and trim including). I'm thinking to order there myself may be for X-mas. Wilker's Custom Winning Colors Saddle Pad - All Purpose Saddle Pads from SmartPak Equine

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post #7 of 14 Old 11-29-2011, 04:32 PM
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what about a plaid pattern? those can be really nice
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post #8 of 14 Old 11-29-2011, 05:25 PM
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dark blue or hunter green?
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they come in most any color...
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post #10 of 14 Old 11-30-2011, 12:17 PM
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My bay gelding has a hunter green saddle pad, which looks fantastic on him. I chose hunter green because his name is Shamrock.. and yeah, you can see what I did there. Haha.

I also have a white one with navy piping that says "CEC 2006", I won it at the year end awards when I showed. I don't use it much, only to cover my saddle in my tack locker.

I want a reversible yellow/navy one for him as well as a black one. :)
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