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post #1 of 8 Old 12-16-2014, 03:58 PM Thread Starter
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cant pick a color for my horse

I have about 20 saddle pads and halters for my 1 horse...all are different colors and i just cant find a color that I can stick with. Hes bay, and he can pull off sooo many colors, that its hard to choose!
I want to have just one or 2 colors that we use, because it looks like a rainbow exploded on Teddy right now. hes got a burgundy and black blanket, a hunter green quarter sheet, a blue halter and a purple saddle pad
I will post some pictures of him.
what color(s) should i use?

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post #2 of 8 Old 12-16-2014, 05:10 PM
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That orange really makes his bay colouring pop!

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post #3 of 8 Old 12-16-2014, 05:18 PM
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I must agree, he looks very nice in orange!
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post #4 of 8 Old 12-16-2014, 05:55 PM
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I like royal blue or lime green on bays

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post #5 of 8 Old 12-16-2014, 07:41 PM
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I think orange does look good on him
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post #6 of 8 Old 12-16-2014, 07:51 PM
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Turquoise is me and ( my bay) Reggie's colour. But I have always considered swapping to orange.. I do find orange quite striking on your boy :).
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post #7 of 8 Old 12-17-2014, 08:30 PM
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That orange looks surprisingly good!
I always use greens and blues on my bay with an occasionally turquoise. He looks awful in burgundy, purple or dull red. Bright red or black looks good on him for a saddle pad but awful in a halter.
Generally I pick a color I like and buy most things in that color for a particular horse. The rule is to stay away from colors that are too close to his color. The clash can be painful!
Even so, I'm like you, I seem to have ended up with a lot of different colors of tack anyway!!
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post #8 of 8 Old 12-19-2014, 07:42 AM
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Orange! Looks so nice on him.
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