Horses were sometimes given their own sets of armor or, for jousting, these drapes, color-coordinated with their rider's outfit:
Armor for the entire family...
Note the dent in this one; it appears his armor may have saved him from great pain:
I was taken with the sleek lines of this outfit and can't help but wonder at how uncomfortable it might have been to breathe in it, especially in the summer.
This one looks rather space-age, doesn't it?
Someone spent a lot of time and effort determining and executing the colors and intricate details on this piece: