may use this chart to help you determine which colors
are especially flattering on your horse. Find you horse's
coat color on the chart (redhead, brunette, or neutral)
then consider colors in the suggested range. You may
also tour Hobby Horse interActiv
to 'virtually' try on different clothing color combinations
with a variety of base coat colors.
an area on the image below for popup window hints.
clothes, in color and design, are more obvious than
casual apparel- the judge will be watching from
50 to 100 feet away, and won't notice a tiny little
detail. He or she will see color, silhouette, and
coordination of rider and horse.
where you're showing - do you want to contrast or
blend in the arena?
is always a safe bet, but count on at least 75%
of you competition also wearing it - make sure yours
is the most outstanding black outfit in the class.
colors are most appropriate for youth riders than
amateurs or professionals. Lighter colors emphasize,
darker colors minimize.
drive your color choices by draping a blanket, towel,
or other large color sample over your horse, then
stand across the arena to see the color impression
you'll make on the judge. At shows, look for horses
similar in color to your own, and see which outfits
catch your eye.
in success, always buy the best quality available
within your budget.
Colors system copyright Hobby Horse Clothing Company,
Inc. & Suzanne Drnec