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Who wants a PINK show jumping jacket?

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  • Who wants a PINK show jumping jacket?

    Here it is...

    http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-BOOKSTER-WOM...item439f6f704d


    Or how about green....
    http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-BOOKSTER-WOM...item5887d157e1
    ~Soft hands, Strong legs, Quiet mind~

  • #2
    That pink is garish. The green is acceptable by comparison.

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    • #3
      Oh, my. Well, American Apparel is making riding pants now , so maybe some hipsters could throw it all together and wear it on the street.

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      • #4
        Haha I have a pink herringbone fabric I'm dying to make into a hunt coat just to see the look in my trainers face. She's not a pink fan...
        http://equestriansewing.blogspot.com/

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        • #5
          Oooo, I LOVE the pink one! Anything to break out of the "same old same old" in the horse show world. I think it's fun!
          ******
          "A good horse and a good rider are only so in mutual trust."
          -H.M.E.

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          • #6
            One of our local shows has a Breast Cancer show where they donate all the proceeds to Susan B Coman... They paint all the jumps pink and encourage people to wear pink. The hunter riders generally just wear pink ratcatchers,but some of the jumper people go all out.

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            • #7
              What? No takers? I don't know why it is that people are conservative when it comes to the show ring. I think it would be cool to see someone do something new and different. Besides, in jumpers who would even care? I do think the pink would look best on a blonde riding a palomino or a brunette riding a black or dark bay.... Maybe a dark gray horse? Someone get it and show us the pictures!!!

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              • #8
                Originally posted by fourmares View Post
                One of our local shows has a Breast Cancer show where they donate all the proceeds to Susan B Coman... They paint all the jumps pink and encourage people to wear pink. The hunter riders generally just wear pink ratcatchers,but some of the jumper people go all out.
                That would be the ONE time the pink coat would be a good idea.

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                  #9
                  I personally like the coat it's self and it would look great on my dark brown/black gelding but Im afraid he and I need a lot more work before we can wear something that will make us stand out THAT much!
                  ~Soft hands, Strong legs, Quiet mind~

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                  • #10
                    I LOVE it! I would never wear it in the ring but can imagine wearing it out. It's gorgeous.
                    "Aye God, Woodrow..."

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                    • #11
                      Wow they have some interesting coats on ebay!

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                      • #12
                        For 200$? I wouldn't LOL. If it was like 100$... maybe... =D

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                        • #13
                          i thought i'd seen it all when i saw the pink or neon green saddles. i'd never dreamed it possible that we'd really see pink hunt coats.. wow. *face falls into keyboard*

                          the green isnt too terrible, it's not my taste but dont some of the olympic teams wear coats with a similar green hue? germany, or maybe ireland or something?
                          (|--Sarah--|)

                          Blitz <3 & Leap of Faith <3

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                          • #14
                            I think it's purty :P. I would love to wear it with my light breeches and black boots. The horse I ride is dark grey.... We would be '2 Fresh' for the hunter ring.. lol
                            Mel

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                            • #15
                              I prefer the purple one Peter Leone used to wear, but I think pink would be fun to wear in the jumper ring -- Of course, I'm one of those crazies who thinks we should all be wearing polo shirts ... even in the hunter ring --
                              "I never mind if an adult uses safety stirrups." GM

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                              • #16
                                I kinda like the green one. But the beige pocket would be gone! Not sure if i would wear it in the show ring though.

                                P.
                                A Wandering Albertan - NEW Africa travel blog!

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                                • #17
                                  I actually really like it haha! I think its nice with the black accents. It would definitely be a stand out.

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                                  • #18
                                    I'd totally wear it in the jumper ring...but it's a bit pricy (or I'd be bidding on it now...). But,hey, I'm the girl with the pink sparkly bridle from the tackaholic thread...and if you look at my profile pics, you'll see that I have no shame and minimal fashion sense
                                    ~Drafties Clique~Sprite's Mom~ASB-loving eventer~
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                                    • #19
                                      How do trends start? Someone who is winning starts wearing /using something different. Just one person who wins regularly needs to start wearing this coat.... Soon everyone will be in pink!!!- (at which point it will be time for a new trend). I hope not me though, don't think that pink would go with my chestnut girl. Things definitely change. Just think, what were we wearing 40 years ago, 20 years ago, and what will we be wearing 20 years from now?

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                                      • #20
                                        Katie Price turned it down?
                                        "Dressage" is just a fancy word for flatwork

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