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A Well Color-Coordinated Rider and Horse

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  • A Well Color-Coordinated Rider and Horse

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

  • #2
    Very classy and elegant!


    • #3
      Way to highlight the assets in a classy way!
      Horses should be trained in such a way that they not only love their riders, but look forward to the time they are with them.
      ~ Xenophon, 350 B.C.


      • #4
        Very nice! Very subtle.
        Some riders change their horse, they change their saddle, they change their teacher; they never change themselves.

        Remember the horse does all the work, we just sit there and look pretty.


        • #5
          Like the colours. Hate the garish noseband padding.

          You never know what kind of obsessive compulsive crazy person you are until another person imitates your behaviour at a three-day. --Gry2Yng


          • #6
            Lovely - and in my opinion would look just as nice with a coordinated helmet (especially with that cute coat!).
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            • #7
              Very flattering! I do love light-colored coats!
              But I agree with Blugal on the noseband padding. It ruins the subtle elegance of the well-chosen browband.

              Appsolute is very right: a helmet would in no way detract from the look of this lovely pair.


              • #8
                Really gorgeous pair. I'm not even distracted by the padded noseband or lack of helmet. What DOES distrct me is the stupid label on the sleeve of the coat. No fault of the rider and I wish designers would be a little more subtle in that regard.
                Last edited by see u at x; Jun. 17, 2013, 12:46 PM.
                In a society that profits from your self-doubt, liking yourself is a rebellious act.


                • #9
                  Nice, but back about 18 years ago when we were videoing, Bill Warren's navy & cream combination was jaw-dropping/drool-worthy - and in my mind, still takes the cake!
                  Equine Photography in the Northeast


                  • #10
                    Are all dressage coats that tight? It looks more like a knit sweater/cardigan from here....
                    "When life gives you scurvy, make lemonade."


                    • #11
                      Originally posted by BEARCAT View Post
                      Are all dressage coats that tight? It looks more like a knit sweater/cardigan from here....
                      No. But now a lot of jackets are softshell material and definitively more breathable/comfortable/fitted than wool versions.

                      It looks really nice to me. Both the outfit and the ride!
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                      Originally posted by LauraKY
                      I'm sorry, but this has "eau de hoarder" smell all over it.
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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by BEARCAT View Post
                        Are all dressage coats that tight? It looks more like a knit sweater/cardigan from here....
                        That's what I was thinking. The coat is way too tight, Does not look like a Dressage coat at all.


                        • #13
                          Lovely pair. Amazing color combo.


                          • #14
                            Like the colors, but I could not take my eyes off her boobs. Man, it looks like the coat has a built in bra. Definitely not a classy look, imo.
                            "He lives in a cocoon of solipsism"

                            Charles Krauthammer speaking about Trump


                            • #15
                              She's also cantering on a horse with large movement and has a well endowed chest in a light colored coat. I think you would be able to see the outline of her bust at the same moment in time, even in a larger coat. It doesn't look like it's pulling across her waist or hip, I think it looks great!

                              Really lovely IMO.


                              • #16
                                Love the colors! But I can't get used to the soft shell coats...they just don't drape well, and lack that crisp, neat look. They always remind me of a tuxedo T-shirt.
                                "Argue for your limitations and you get to keep them."
                                -Richard S. Bach


                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by Mike Matson View Post
                                  There you go again, Mike. Who is this rider? Do you have her permission to open her up to comments on a BB? Comments like, "I could not take my eyes off her boobs."

                                  Last edited by Bristol Bay; Jun. 16, 2013, 01:30 AM.
                                  A helmet saved my life.

                                  2017 goal: learn to ride like TheHorseProblem, er, a barn rat!


                                  • #18
                                    I do not like these new jackets. This one gaps under her boobs--and the material and cut are to blame. As for the rider, she and her horse are well turned out and look like they enjoyed a nice ride.
                                    I don't get why the material for the new jackets means they can't be cut better.
                                    "And I'm thinking you weren't burdened with an overabundance of schooling." - Capt Reynolds "Firefly"


                                    • #19
                                      Love it! and plan on ripping it off as my mare is a stunning dapple grey!
                                      I have horse to sell to you. Horse good for riding. Can pull cart. Horse good size. Eats carrots and apples. Likes attention. Move head to music. No like opera! You like you buy.


                                      • #20
                                        Well, Mike? Did Karen give you permission? Did she ask you to post the picture on COTH to see what people think of her outfit?
                                        A helmet saved my life.

                                        2017 goal: learn to ride like TheHorseProblem, er, a barn rat!