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MOP05 - Horse Clothing

Admittedly I'm not into rodeos. However I live in a town in the heart of the West that still bitterly holds on to that tradition. Rodeos, in my opinion, are nothing vaguely resembling what they once were.

In photographing some clothing at our local western store, my direction changed drastically when I spotted these hoof covers for horses. You can buy zebra stripped ones!
Here are some decorations for horse bridles.
And halters of every color to go with your color scheme.

There's more. What do you say about a society that dresses up their rodeo horses? I don't know. I don't think it's good, but then neither are rodeos either.

My thanks to King's Saddlery for allowing me to photograph.
????? A veritable paintbox of color, especially in the 3rd photo! You did a lovely job, though I probably agree with you about the rodeos!
????? · 2011-02-06: 15:16
revenant Great set and fascinating. "Hear a horse, assume a zebra"...
revenant · 2011-02-06: 16:06
cobaltbutterfly You must've made it to King Ropes. The colors are beautiful. L ~ P
cobaltbutterfly · 2011-02-06: 20:48
DancingDolphin A good idea, Diane! I've NEVER heard of hoof covers... what is the purpose???
DancingDolphin · 2011-02-06: 21:58
ilikethat great post i like where you took the theme
ilikethat · 2011-02-07: 04:44
Eiram very interesting take on the theme!
Eiram · 2011-02-07: 04:53
ArtBee There certainly must be some well dressed horses in the rodeo circuit! Very nice of the saddlery to let you take photos! Great addition to the MOP! Well Done!
ArtBee · 2011-02-07: 09:42
karmankwarner Nicely Done. Quite a unique post, never knew they had hoof covers for horses. Learn something new every day.
karmankwarner · 2011-02-07: 10:59
urmysunshine yeah, come to think of it dressing horses up is kind of weird!! great observation!!
urmysunshine · 2011-02-07: 11:25
Ryana Creative take on the mop5
Ryana · 2011-02-07: 13:38
MoMac Very original well done.
MoMac · 2011-02-07: 13:57
Jarvo What an education - I never even knew there was such a thing as hoof covers.
Jarvo · 2011-02-07: 19:10
thebronzebow Nice shots!
thebronzebow · 2011-02-08: 12:47
SADHYA Clothes for horses! Of course.
Great contribution to the MOP.
SADHYA · 2011-02-08: 16:13
maudlaurens American style !! interesting for us !!
maudlaurens · 2011-02-16: 03:39
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