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Now Here's a Dressage Pad with Some Bling!

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  • Now Here's a Dressage Pad with Some Bling!

    Made in Germany. Gold braid and fringe. Thumbs up or down from the CotH fashionistas?

    "No matter how well you perform there's always somebody of intelligent opinion who thinks it's lousy." - Laurence Olivier

  • #2
    Umm no

    It would look silly on my haflinger.

    Last edited by rizzodm; Feb. 8, 2011, 02:42 AM. Reason: spelling

    Patience and Consistency are Your Friends


    • #3
      Oh geeze. That would be a no in my book.
      Spend so much time improving yourself that you have no time left to criticize others.


      • #4
        I can see it looking great on a Friesian, otherwise NO
        I wasn't always a Smurf
        Penmerryl Sophie RIDSH
        "I ain't as good as I once was but I'm as good once as I ever was"
        The ignore list is my friend. It takes 2 to argue.


        • #5
          Fringe just gives me the willies. I couldn't even get into it growing up in a hunter barn where the style was the have full chaps with fringe.


          • #6
            I think it would be more for the spanish and portuguese 'dressage' saddles. And more appropriate for a parade, High School Dressage show or something similar.
            And from the measurements, it would run pretty big underneath my saddle.
            ~ Enjoying some guac and boxed wine at the Blue Saddle inn. ~

            Originally posted by LauraKY
            I'm sorry, but this has "eau de hoarder" smell all over it.
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            • #7
              That's not bling, that's just frilly garbage. Ewwww.... (Bling glitters. This just flops around.)
              "And I'm thinking you weren't burdened with an overabundance of schooling." - Capt Reynolds "Firefly"


              • #8
                Ok the Western Princess in me squeed in delight however I am positive Supermodel would pin her ears at such garishness. She barely tolerated the DD's purple camo pad... She actually has decent fashion sense.
                Adoring fan of A Fine Romance
                Originally Posted by alicen:
                What serious breeder would think that a horse at that performance level is push button? Even so, that's still a lot of buttons to push.


                • #9
                  Uh, yuck from me.
                  OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!


                  • #10
                    Originally posted by leilatigress View Post
                    Ok the Western Princess in me squeed in delight however I am positive Supermodel would pin her ears at such garishness. She barely tolerated the DD's purple camo pad... She actually has decent fashion sense.
                    I'm picturing the reactions I saw from horses when kids first rode bareback in fringed chaps in 4-H. Bronc time! Apparently, fringe tickles.

                    Not my thing at all. If someone else loves it, more power to them!
                    If Kim Kardashian wants to set up a gofundme to purchase the Wu Tang album from Martin Shkreli, guess what people you DON'T HAVE TO DONATE.


                    • #11
                      Knowing my luck, my horse would flip out at the "flies" on her flanks.
                      Actually that's not nearly as bad as I thought it would be from the description, but it's not for me.
                      "You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed." - The Little Prince


                      • #12
                        Patience pays.


                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Velvet View Post
                          Bling glitters. This just flops around.
                          So true

                          Love the swallowtail shape, but fringe doesn't belong anywhere except of "Dancing with the Stars"
                          throw some rhinestones on the trim instead of fringe and i'd rock it.
                          chaque pas est fait ensemble


                          • #14
                            Thumbs down - take off the fringe and it would be OK.
                            Now in Kentucky


                            • #15
                              My very conservative UL event trainer would have an absolute cow!! He already hates my blue and yellow colors.

                              Speaking of blue and yellow....if anyone knows of someplace I can find a white dressage pad with blue and yellow piping and trim it would be great!! I don't know if I want yellow trim and blue piping or vice versa though. Needs to be royal blue and prefer actual yellow instead of gold if possible.

                              But NO FRINGE!! ;-)


                              • #16
                                There should be a warning on that pad that says "For Baroque Horses With Flowing Manes Only Please!"


                                • #17
                                  As a huge fan of fringe I have to give this pad a rating of


                                  • #18
                                    I think the fringe is a bit much.


                                    • #19
                                      Did you know you can get a matching helmet????????


                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by MeghanDACVA View Post
                                        My very conservative UL event trainer would have an absolute cow!! He already hates my blue and yellow colors.

                                        Speaking of blue and yellow....if anyone knows of someplace I can find a white dressage pad with blue and yellow piping and trim it would be great!! I don't know if I want yellow trim and blue piping or vice versa though. Needs to be royal blue and prefer actual yellow instead of gold if possible.

                                        But NO FRINGE!! ;-)

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