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    06-14-2012, 02:00 PM
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Weanling
what color looks best on a bay?

There's so many bay horses my area showing in neon colors, and so am I. I want my pony to stand out, so what colors look best on a bay horse other than lime green, neon yellow or neon pink ? What do you show your bay in?
     
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    06-14-2012, 02:02 PM
  #2
Yearling
Burgundy with grey trim are my mares colors. She also looks smashing in red and royal blue
     
    06-14-2012, 02:03 PM
  #3
Weanling
It's not very shouty, but I think a mid-to-dark blue looks really classy on a bay. Something like a french navy. Otherwise, have you thought about white? Either as contrast against another colour or in its own right - I saw a white beta bridle on a bay arab and I never thought it would have worked but it did...
     
    06-14-2012, 02:22 PM
  #4
Trained
IMO look for tack colors NOT being used, if you want to stand out. Personally, I agree that burgandy tack looks super on a bay, as well as navy blue, and black.
Consider all of the splashy paints in the show ring trying to stand out among all of the splashy paints. A solid horse would sure catch the judge's eye, right?
Post some pictures for us when you decide. =D
     
    06-14-2012, 02:28 PM
  #5
Weanling
I always thought royal blue stood out beautifully against a bay coat.
     
    06-14-2012, 02:32 PM
  #6
Foal
I was wondering the same thing ... Heheh ;)
     
    06-14-2012, 02:43 PM
  #7
Foal
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Originally Posted by DoubleS    
There's so many bay horses my area showing in neon colors, and so am I. I want my pony to stand out, so what colors look best on a bay horse other than lime green, neon yellow or neon pink ? What do you show your bay in?
hello , I have a bay thoroubred and he looks amazing in orange you should try it :)
     
    06-14-2012, 03:07 PM
  #8
Foal
I love bright blue/turqouise on bays!
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    06-14-2012, 06:16 PM
  #9
Foal
Red numna ( saddle cloth ) Black leather head coller ( halter )
     
    06-14-2012, 06:17 PM
  #10
Foal
But then our mare is a Dark Bay
     

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