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    01-17-2011, 02:12 PM

As I'm sure a lot of people here have a special color(s) for their horse, as in halter, lead rope, or basically anything they like to match...what colors do you think looks good on a bay horse?
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    01-17-2011, 04:09 PM
Greens, or natural tones. I'd stay away from red or purple, though, just my opinion.
    01-17-2011, 04:41 PM
I think a neon or sky blue looks amazing on bays!
    01-17-2011, 06:52 PM
There is nothing wrong with Purple on a Bay. My best friends horse is Bay and colors are Purple.

Navy Blue
Royal Blue
    01-17-2011, 07:02 PM
Green Broke
I'm boring, my bay wears black.

I've used red and purple on him and it looks good too. A light purple wouldn't look as good as a deep, rich purple though.
    01-17-2011, 07:13 PM
I love purple on my bay
    01-17-2011, 09:43 PM
Just said it was my opinion. ;) I didn't say it was right or wrong.
    01-17-2011, 10:11 PM
Green Broke
My favs on bays are purple, red and hunter green, though bright blues don't look too bad!
    01-18-2011, 09:40 AM
Green Broke
We have 4 bays.

Hugo is in navy blue
Kody is in "wine"
Fanta is in purple
& Phoenix is in hunter green.

Personally I think they all look smashing!
    01-19-2011, 03:48 PM
My horse, Sailor, is a very dark bay with black points. I use burgundy tack because that is my favorite color. It doesn't look good on him as he is almost burgundy himself. My friends tease me about even getting a burgundy horse. You would not believe all the stuff I have collected in that color. So much that when I am looking for something, sometimes I can't find it because EVERYTHING is the same color!!!

Anyway, the burgundy looks great on my black horse. I think Sailor looks sharp in black. Sorry, this isn't much help.

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