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post #11 of 26 Old 11-17-2009, 07:36 PM
 
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I love green on grey horses.
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post #12 of 26 Old 11-17-2009, 10:03 PM Thread Starter
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I can't decide between royal blue and bright green! I've seen some gorgeous stuff!
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post #13 of 26 Old 11-18-2009, 08:01 AM
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Anything looks good on a grey!





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try finding colours for a chestnut...
I got black tack and blue "accessories" for my chestnut, it seems to suit him quite well, from baby blue to navy! I was going to use brown/tan but couldn't find enough things in those colours to make it worth while

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post #14 of 26 Old 11-18-2009, 08:10 AM
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I have a dapple grey and I use any color on him. I have teal,blue,red,burgandy,purple. Most of them are wool rugs with a pattern or stripes.(western)...

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post #15 of 26 Old 11-18-2009, 08:21 AM
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I can't decide between royal blue and bright green! I've seen some gorgeous stuff!
My younger sister has a dark chestnut, but she uses both royal blue and neon green together. Her (western) saddle pad is solid royal blue, and she has blue suede covered barrel reins, then most of her other stuff is lime green (her lunge whip, lead ropes, buckets, she sometimes wears lime green at shows...). The effect is actually pretty cool, and I could easily see it on a dapple grey.

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post #16 of 26 Old 11-18-2009, 03:53 PM
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Sky blue looks fantastic on dapples in my opinion :)
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post #17 of 26 Old 11-18-2009, 04:03 PM
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I love bright red on a dapple grey!

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post #18 of 26 Old 11-21-2009, 11:33 PM
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Bright purple - not too girlie if you think of it as a color for a king.

Check out the saddle pads on www.r9chc.com. I'm getting a blue one custom made for my palomino - she'll make just about any color or pattern you want. Plus, she's a hoot to talk to on the phone.

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post #19 of 26 Old 11-21-2009, 11:52 PM
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I find putting a dapple grey in a white pad makes the dapples stand out. Putting them in a black pad makes the dark points (legs for example) stand out.



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post #20 of 26 Old 11-22-2009, 01:23 AM
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I have a dapple gray and I have found that almost any color looks good on him. I tend to avoid yellows and oranges though because they do clash with his buckskin mark on his head. However, I am partial to royal blue on any horse; but then again, that is my fave color.

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