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    Last edited by Touch~of~Gold; Jan. 8, 2011, 07:14 PM.

  • #2
    *Flips through the pics of herself showing western pleasure and showmanship.* I don't think I'm qualified to answer that one.... Monogrammed bags are not tacky to me that is smart investment. My tack trunk has my initials engraved on it.
    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.

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    • #3
      Why on earth would monogramming be considered tacky? If I ever have kids I plan on monogramming them -- much easier to keep track of. Especially where people stick to the same barn colors, monogramming is essential.

      Am I missing something?
      Originally posted by tidy rabbit
      Oh, well, clearly you're not thoroughly indoctrinated to COTH yet, because finger pointing and drawing conclusions are the cornerstones of this great online community.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by ExJumper View Post
        Why on earth would monogramming be considered tacky? If I ever have kids I plan on monogramming them -- much easier to keep track of. Especially where people stick to the same barn colors, monogramming is essential.

        Am I missing something?
        OK...., but may I suggest a tattoo rather than a monogram?
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        • #5
          Originally posted by meupatdoes View Post
          OK...., but may I suggest a tattoo rather than a monogram?
          Perhaps why I should REALLY think about having kids. I would totally monogram them. And lock them in the bathroom with the dogs when I'm bringing in groceries. I don't suppose you can train them to poo outside, can you?
          Originally posted by tidy rabbit
          Oh, well, clearly you're not thoroughly indoctrinated to COTH yet, because finger pointing and drawing conclusions are the cornerstones of this great online community.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by ExJumper View Post
            I don't suppose you can train them to poo outside, can you?
            If you have boys that is not a problem....
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            • #7
              What's Tacky?
              A tack?
              Let us eat, drink, and be merry. For tomorrow we die.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by PNWjumper View Post
                If you have boys that is not a problem....
                So true, so true.
                "Your best can be worn at any length"- Jason Mraz

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Touch~of~Gold View Post
                  What do you guys consider "tacky" in the hunter/jumper world? I showed up at my first show with my new barn with a monogrammed bridle bag, and a monogrammed saddle bag Please share!
                  I wasn't aware of this being tacky? Unless said bridle and saddle bag were neon orange and hot pink with metallic zebra piping and the monograms done in yellow?

                  Someday when I stop buying things I'm in love with like belts and brown tall boots and helmets and jackets.... I'm all for a matching set of carriers... one for jacket, one for boots, one for bridles (to end up being stuffed in a tack trunk but keeps bridles clean, untangled and in good shape) maybe even a carryall to match too.

                  I can't really say much since I have two of the things, but I think using a plastic stanley or rubbermaid as a show truck is slightly tacky. (But it's SOOOO easy when it has a pull out handle and is on wheels. You almost don't care what it looks like.)

                  Things that I really find yucky and tacky:
                  Bad braids. Loose ends not tucked into keepers. Mismatched tack bits (like light colored this, dark that, but not just saddle and girth one color and bridle/martingale another, that doesn't bother). Dogs running loose. Dogs caged for 12 hours a day at shows without shavings or mulch or some other bedding. Wild colored or printed halters/leads. People that are nasty to their horses. And rude people.
                  friend of bar.ka

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                  • #10
                    Handwalking horses at the show in their stable clothes with shavings in their tails. Why is no one stopping these people on their way out of the barn?

                    Bridle bags don't so much say tacky as they do "Hi, I'm new".

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                    • #11
                      Tack is also tacky and tackish.
                      Let us eat, drink, and be merry. For tomorrow we die.

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                      • #12
                        What's tacky?

                        My mother in law?

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by lcw579 View Post
                          My mother in law?
                          Where's the Like button?
                          friend of bar.ka

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                          • #14
                            blatant tack nosebands?
                            EHJ | FB | #140 | watch | #insta

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                            • #15
                              Printed polo wraps that match the printed saddle pad and printed halter (obviously with a palm tree print on it with lime green and hot pink...)...

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                              • #16
                                Originally posted by lcw579 View Post
                                My mother in law?
                                That made my day!!!

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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by CBoylen View Post
                                  Bridle bags don't so much say tacky as they do "Hi, I'm new".
                                  Ok, I must be missing something here? I like to pack bridles in bags before I put them in a trunk for travel. I think they are quite handy to protect nice bridles in transit and keep them from getting tangled/mixed up.

                                  And lcw579, you are spot on about mother-in-laws. Definitely better to ride in a matching neon palm tree saddle pad and polo wrap set rather than have a mother-in-law around, IME.

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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by lcw579 View Post
                                    My mother in law?
                                    ROFL!! I died laughing when I read this!! LIKE LIKE LIKE

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                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by lcw579 View Post
                                      My mother in law?
                                      Thanks, I needed that.
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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by SmileItLooksGoodOnYou View Post
                                        Dogs running loose. Dogs caged for 12 hours a day at shows without shavings or mulch or some other bedding.

                                        THIS! And add to it: Horse shows that allow the loose dogs.
                                        http://www.poochpaddock.com/

                                        http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Po...4588358?ref=mf

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