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  • Show Coat Colors?

    I know that now it is acceptable to wear coats that are colors other than black so long as they do not exceed a certain color saturation value, but do any of you know where to buy these more modern jackets? All that I have been able to find was a brown one (ick) by Pikeur and a few charcoal/ pinstriped ones, but none of those really strike my fancy. Also, I am curious to know if any of you out there have a more colorful coat; If so, what sort of response have you received for your coat?
    And this is the story of your red right ankle.

  • #2
    Animo make some REALLY nice looking ones, but they have quite a price tag :/
    Trying a life outside of FEI tents and hotel rooms.


    • #3
      I have a maroon pikeur (eventing) and have gotten nice comments from judges.

      You can find a few colors on Ebay UK - Mear's makes some, and I've seen the same Pikeur as mine a few times on there.


      • #4
        I had a deep burgundy colored one with a black velvet collar and black velvet piping on the pockets. It was a normal dressage cut coat and it was gorgeous...until it got wrecked. Oh well. I went basic black on the new one only because it fit perfectly and was off the rack (and I'm hard to fit). Otherwise, I would have gone for another colored coat (I'm just too cheap to pay for the custom coat right now).
        "And I'm thinking you weren't burdened with an overabundance of schooling." - Capt Reynolds "Firefly"


        • #5
          I love dark navy w/velvet collar.


          • #6
            Originally posted by Leprechaun View Post
            I love dark navy w/velvet collar.
            When I was younger I had a medium blue colored one with the dark blue velvet collar and it was GORGEOUS. I really like that better than navy. I wish I could find something like that one again. *sigh* Off the rack coats these days are SO boring.
            "And I'm thinking you weren't burdened with an overabundance of schooling." - Capt Reynolds "Firefly"


            • #7
              I have a dark gray with black velvet collar from England that is pretty.
              A regular black one.
              A navy/midnight blue with dark green velvet collar from Pikeur.
              And a really pretty brown with camel velvet collar from Cavallo - and it definately isn't an 'ick' coat - it is really pretty and looks terrific on bay or chestnut horses.
              RoseLane Sportponies
              Golden State - 2012 Bundeschampion & 2014 USDF Horse of the Year
              Golden West - 2014 & 2015 Bundeschampion Pony Stallion
              Petit Marc Aurel- FEI Dressage Pony Stallion


              • #8
                Not my listings, just browsing -



                Black with pink

                Black with green and black with pink:

                Navy and brown pinstripe:

                Blue with brandy colored collar (also, very easy to change out collar color...)


                Brown and gold:


                • #9
                  Originally posted by honeylips View Post
                  And a really pretty brown with camel velvet collar from Cavallo - and it definately isn't an 'ick' coat - it is really pretty and looks terrific on bay or chestnut horses.


                  • #10
                    Originally posted by baxtersmom View Post
                    RoseLane Sportponies
                    Golden State - 2012 Bundeschampion & 2014 USDF Horse of the Year
                    Golden West - 2014 & 2015 Bundeschampion Pony Stallion
                    Petit Marc Aurel- FEI Dressage Pony Stallion


                    • #11
                      Check out www.mobilehorsesupply.com ... I can't see the URL from work, but Jo's jackets are pretty popular around here and flattering on many body types.

                      I've shown dressage in a "last-year's-color" (therefore on sale!) moss green hunter jacket and that received many many compliments.


                      • #12
                        Nice! What color breeches do you wear with it?


                        • #13
                          white breeches- the faint pinstripe in the body of the coat is white
                          RoseLane Sportponies
                          Golden State - 2012 Bundeschampion & 2014 USDF Horse of the Year
                          Golden West - 2014 & 2015 Bundeschampion Pony Stallion
                          Petit Marc Aurel- FEI Dressage Pony Stallion


                          • #14
                            Charcoal & Navy!

                            Aunt Esther for President 2012


                            • #15
                              shipping across the pond does take forever, but they have all the latest fashions of Europe
                              chaque pas est fait ensemble