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  1. #21
    Join Date
    Jul. 3, 2005
    BC, Canada - PNW


    Would quarter marks look ridiculous on a mostly white paint? He's white all over except a small circle around his tail and down one hind...

  2. #22
    Join Date
    Dec. 19, 2012


    Thanks deltawave!

    I'd love to see examples of the sharks teeth quartermarks everyone is talking about.

  3. #23
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    Sep. 7, 1999
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama


    Quote Originally Posted by GotSpots View Post
    On a pinto, sometimes you can do really pretty sharks teeth down their haunches. We used to do that on my advanced horse and it was lovely. All depends on how they're colored though - need a decent sized patch of the same color.

    I also don't tend to like stencils unless there's a specific connection with the horse/rider, but love the look of freehand sharks' teeth on a shiny bay. I'd rather see time/effort put into basic grooming first (e.g., if your horse isn't already glossy, don't spend the time on quartermarks), but they can be a gorgeous final touch. I start by heavily fly-spraying the coat, then brushing it all in one direction. Then I take a short stiff brush and make a V on their hips, and then alternating diagonal sweeps on their haunches, so you get the sharks teeth pattern below. Finish with a vertical brush down the back to give a clean line.
    What Katie said.
    When blood is the beverage of choice, the sharpest fangs feed first.

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  4. #24
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    Sep. 13, 2000


    Anyone care to post pictures of your quarter marks?

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  5. #25
    Join Date
    Jul. 4, 2011


    Here is the image of my logo that I turned into a quarter mark for my own horse...

    Here is the quarter mark on HRH at AEC's this year. I need to make a larger stencil so it will be more visible. This was the first one I did and was kind of a prototype so not perfect...

    I also made one of a friend's logo that I posted in an earlier comment but here it is again...

    And here is the red horse sporting some stripes before I started making custom markers...

    And lastly, here is a new custom one I just finished for another friend of her logo. I don't have any pics of it on a horse yet but here is the stencil...

    Sorry for all the links! If you're interested in a custom quarter mark, send me a PM!

  6. #26
    Join Date
    Jan. 3, 2006


    Lice combs work really well :-)

  7. #27
    Join Date
    Mar. 29, 2005


    Check out the DIY QuarterMarks.


    Last edited by Moody Mare; Aug. 31, 2016 at 11:35 AM.

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