I'm not sure there's a demand for this sort of thing, but it doesn't always have to be about making money. Sometimes I really do need a break from all the basic brown and black English competition tack. I've filed these photos away in my "someday" reference folder for the next time I need to do something really different!
The giraffe's is fancier.
And the lion's is fancier still.I would love to make a traditional scale carousel tack set one day. It's not an original idea. Costume maker Melissa Sage beat me to the punch earlier this year: http://sage-creations.blogspot.com/2009/01/carousel-costumes-for-models.html .