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    06-08-2011, 03:07 AM
  #31
Foal
I buy a lot of my stuff used (used tack sales? Pure fabulousness. You can find some really nice stuff for cheap. Ex: A nice bridle + bit for $35). My grooming box is from the dollar store, as is my box that I keep first aid stuff in. Riding breeches? Ha - I'll stick with some thicker tights.

So no, not really creative - but I still spent a heck of a lot less than a good number of people I know.
     
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    06-08-2011, 12:17 PM
  #32
Trained
Here we go, What does it look like when you show in:

IRH Helmet, new off of ebay $25
Showing shirt, Horselovers clearance $10
Gloves, borrowed from mother $0
Breeches, brand new, Horseware of Ireland $13
Boots Effingham long boots, barely worn, $100 of of ebay
Custom fitting of said boots for my fat legs $48 (and worth every penny)

Bridle, part of $35 box lot, have sold $35 worth of stuff so basically free
Bit, Myler snaffle, brand new from store, marked at $40, couldn't pass on that.
Saddle, VERY nice Stubben, valued by local store at over $1000, swapped for cart I bought for a lot less!!!

Horse, well $800 bought with money I put in a pot when I gave up smoking, so basically free!!

Result




It felt like a million dollars
     
    06-09-2011, 03:13 PM
  #33
Weanling
Wow first off im going to say you save so much on all that showing stuff!!! But I just HAVE to comment on your horse, he's GORGEOUS!! And looks super spiffy in the items you got on sale :)
     
    06-09-2011, 03:57 PM
  #34
Weanling
I'm just starting to Re-collect horse gear (stopped riding moved overseas...)

Brushes - yard sale - $7 a bit of disinfect and good to go
Saddle - kijiji - $150 Wintec Isabell Werth, just needed some TLC, pick up from the saddler tomorrow $30 for new leather patches and a stitch up.
Field Boots - horselovers - 89% off- $25
Lonsdale girth - horselovers - $24
Horse towels - free - I work at a hotel and we can't use stained towels

Currently looking online for more cheap stuff I need.
     
    06-09-2011, 05:35 PM
  #35
Trained
I forgot the jacket, Devonnaire stretch, brand new without tags, $60
     
    07-15-2011, 04:36 AM
  #36
Foal
This weekend I found a pair of BRAND NEW pair of equistar boots at goodwill for 15$. My size and everything! Not even arena dust on them. Not the best brand in the world but still. Super excited about them
     
    07-15-2011, 09:46 AM
  #37
Yearling
Wow!
Good ideas for next time!
I think I'm in need for some new clothing soon, I keep growing out of everything! D;
     
    07-17-2011, 03:29 AM
  #38
Foal
This is great! Any suggestions on a cheaper alternative to riding tights? I'm in Miami until September and won't need riding tights beyond this summer.
     
    07-17-2011, 05:51 PM
  #39
Yearling
Golden Horse, yours is my favorite!

I can really only say that I was much more thrifty as a child. My mom worked 3 jobs and riding in Orange County was a joke. Waaaaay too much money spent on horses out here. So when I showed, I would show the jumpers because you only had to have a helmet that was approved and they didn't care what you wore as long as you looked presentable. So I wore those tall rubber boots, cheap lycra stirrup pants (yes, the 80's ones!), and a polo shirt! Haha! So i'm much older now and make quite a bit more money as a productive adult in society... but I still ride the jumpers cause hunters are, to this day, are still too stuffy and expensive!!
     
    07-20-2011, 11:37 PM
  #40
Trained
Quote:
Originally Posted by trynottofall    
My tack box likes to pretend that it is a tack box and not something I picked up at the local lowes for less than $50.

I also plan on using the old braces rubber bands I have to braid his mane.
I love those teeny tiny elastics!!! Only 1 wrap does it! I even salvaged the used ones from the bathroom trash when my hubby wore braces & elastics (haha, kids didn't have to).
     

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