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.
sbnation is looking for racked quotes on... this
is this... real?
or like a joke
looks like it was designed by a former alexander mcqueen employee
200 miles of tweed!
the best part is probably that this suit is still crotchless, like Dirrty-era Xtina
i would sign up for English History 101 taught by this horse thanks entirely to the suit
when u and ur horse get a fit off
would you say these are
when you show up wearing the same thing, so embarrassing
when ur most swagless homie tries to save his fit with a statement accessory
i mean, i wouldn't say these are fire jawnz but he's probably the first horse in history to get a fit off
* reads Horse Journal once *
when you spend a ton of money on a fit but your homies still ride you
who thought that it would
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
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.
im the most interested in the color that didn't make it into the final production
also lol to this plastic horse fit model
the color they went with is very distinguished, i bet he’s english
this horse definitely isn't from around here
the new horse at the bar
who is he
is the color just the pattern?
new suit who dis
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.