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Regarding the Horse Suit

"He's probably the first horse in history to get a fit off."

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Suiting, equestrian sports, and England have never collided quite like this. The "world's first Tweed suit for a racing horse" has been unveiled, modeled by a horsie named Morestead at something called the Cheltenham Festival.

Fellow Vox Media site SB Nation implored us Racked editors to comment on the horse suit. Below, the Slack transcription of raw reaction to this groundbreaking human/horse/fashion achievement.


Kenzie Bryant

sbnation is looking for racked quotes on... this

Julia Rubin

is this... real?

or like a joke

Kenzie Bryant

looks like it was designed by a former alexander mcqueen employee

Meredith Haggerty

200 miles of tweed!

the best part is probably that this suit is still crotchless, like Dirrty-era Xtina

Kenzie Bryant

i would sign up for English History 101 taught by this horse thanks entirely to the suit

Cameron Wolf

Screencap

when u and ur horse get a fit off

Julia Rubin

would you say these are

"fire jawnz"

cam?

Meredith Haggerty

when you show up wearing the same thing, so embarrassing

Nicola Fumo

when ur most swagless homie tries to save his fit with a statement accessory

Cameron Wolf

i mean, i wouldn't say these are fire jawnz but he's probably the first horse in history to get a fit off

Nicola Fumo

* reads Horse Journal once *

Cameron Wolf

when you spend a ton of money on a fit but your homies still ride you

who thought that it would

behoove

the horse to have a 'fit for this event

you can lead a horse to clothing, but you can't make it get a fit off

Nicola Fumo

Horses Wearing Clothes On the Internet

ma ya MCM matched his horse to his fit lmao

in full four pins mode send help

here is my official statement: It seems like a lot of innovative engineering went in to building this horse suit. I am particularly fascinated by the tie: Is it designed to stay tucked? It would be a shame for the horse to trip on his tie. Also, how is the hat secured? All told, the horse looks really embrassed and I don’t blame him.

Why the long face? Bc ur a horse in a suit.

Tiffany Yannetta

im the most interested in the color that didn't make it into the final production

also lol to this plastic horse fit model

Nicola Fumo

the color they went with is very distinguished, i bet he’s english

Tiffany Yannetta

this horse definitely isn't from around here

Nicola Fumo

the new horse at the bar

who is he

Julia Rubin

is the color just the pattern?

Tiffany Yannetta

new suit who dis

Cameron Wolf

my (slightly delayed review): As far as horses wearing clothing goes, it's both the best and the worst thing we've ever seen. I'm reporting this to PETA because how is putting a horse in an outfit this bad is not animal cruelty? And even though a lot of work went into this it's only proof that you can lead a horse to clothing, but you can't make it get a 'fit off.