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Whats "in" this season?

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  • Whats "in" this season?

    I couldn't find another thread on this topic, but if there is one then just let me know.

    As hunter/jumper riders, many of us spend our winters agonizing over what will be in style next show session. What would you say are the biggest trends right now for horse and rider?

  • #2
    What I have noticed are front zip breeches are more popular now, as well as jackets with piping or the velvet patches at the top parts. Ribbon belts and sparkley belts are out, traditional brown belts are very in. White show shirts and navy blue coats are also very in. Here in Ontario most people are sporting the Marigold show shirts with the "V"s embroidered on the collar and cuff.


    • #3
      Black jackets seem to be very in right now also, the marigold ones are very nice.


      • #4
        I've seen alot of the new GPA helmet


        • #5
          Riding really well.


          • #6
            Originally posted by BLBGP View Post
            Riding really well.
            Heh, I was going to say the "in" thing seems to be the backwards ride


            • #7
              The Speed Air, seen mostly in all black.

              Black and grey jackets.

              The colors seem to be pink to salmon, and minty greens for both show shirts and polos.

              Plain belts in black and brown.

              Shirts with patterns inside the cuffs/collar (not really new, but still in). Especially the colored snap collar shirts Essex is doing in this style.

              I'm seeing more and more colored breeches in the jumper ring... and dark fly bonnets seem to be hitting big around here. (We do have an abundance of bugs though.)
              friend of bar.ka


              • #8
                3 year old Clydesdales not in style then?

                If I were to be considering a new helmet, would I want to go with a Speed Air to be fashionable? Or is my Charles Owen GR8 still going to be ok? I like the CO, but I am open to a change.

                Also, can someone please bring ribbon belts BACK into style?
                Lifestyle coordinator for Zora, Spooky, Wolfgang and Warrior


                • #9
                  Thank god. Sooooooo relieved to know that if I ever show again, I won't have points taken off for wearing the black (aka "midnight navy") jacket I bought on clearance 10 years ago.
                  "Go on, Bill — this is no place for a pony."


                  • #10
                    Originally posted by rugbygirl View Post
                    Also, can someone please bring ribbon belts BACK into style?
                    If you like them, then just wear them, who cares what everyone else is wearing? With your coat on the belt is barely visible anyway. Maybe you will make them popular again.


                    • #11
                      Originally posted by rugbygirl View Post
                      3 year old Clydesdales not in style then?

                      If I were to be considering a new helmet, would I want to go with a Speed Air to be fashionable? Or is my Charles Owen GR8 still going to be ok? I like the CO, but I am open to a change.

                      Also, can someone please bring ribbon belts BACK into style?
                      I went with a speed air this year but switch back and forth between the GR8 and speed air some times.

                      Also ogilvy pads are super popular up here!


                      • #12
                        Maybe you will make them popular again.
                        I'm joking, I show about one rated a year, and what I am wearing is usually the LAST thing on my mind...Adult Ammie with one of those unpredictable jobs that means I'm lucky to roll into the show with enough time to braid my horse...and even LUCKIER if I ride well enough to get in a nice trip!

                        I DO like my ribbon belt though...

                        On the helmet topic, that's one where I like to know what is in style. Helmet is definitely the part of my wardrobe I concern myself with the most! Follwed by gloves.
                        Lifestyle coordinator for Zora, Spooky, Wolfgang and Warrior


                        • #13
                          C.O. Helmets


                          • #14
                            in my area I've noticed a TON of people with the new Antares helmet (jumpers, of course).


                            • #15
                              Got a GPA then the next best GPA then a Gr8 then a..... then a....

                              If I kept up with trend after trend, year after year I would be one big brokester.... only helmet rich


                              • #16
                                I've seen lots of the Antares helmets... ugly if you ask me! haha


                                • #17
                                  I got a light brown coat at a consignment store, anyone still wearing light coats, or is it all dark coats this season?
                                  If only horses would use their athletic powers for good instead of evil. ~ MHM


                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by Ozone View Post
                                    Got a GPA then the next best GPA then a Gr8 then a..... then a....If I kept up with trend after trend, year after year I would be one big brokester.... only helmet rich
                                    I hate "what's in"! If we all stopped catering to "what's in" we'd all be a lot richer and we could spend that money on...???
                                    " It's about the horse, and that's it."
                                    George Morris


                                    • #19
                                      I love what's "in" there's nothing wrong with dressing fashionably and spending money on things we like. I love buying new things even though I usually buy them on sale!


                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by Running Fox Farm View Post
                                        I hate "what's in"! If we all stopped catering to "what's in" we'd all be a lot richer and we could spend that money on...???

                                        Its fashion and that's what makes those companies money....

                                        Although I am an "old school" kind of gal and have enough to worry about just remembering my course!

                                        Remember brick colored breeches? Yeah, I showed that long ago.. Also had a huntcoat with navy blue velvet colar and matching helmet... not certified. There was no such thing then. No seat belts, no cell phones, no baby cars seats - - And I "survived" what do you know.
                                        Live in the sunshine.
                                        Swim in the sea.
                                        Drink the wild air.