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post #1 of 5 Old 01-21-2012, 01:15 AM Thread Starter
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I am really new to horses and i just got one i will be showing in jumping,in-hand, and dressage. Can you tell me what i need to get for my tack box.

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post #2 of 5 Old 01-21-2012, 10:10 PM
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Do you have a good trainer/instructor? That is the first thing that every new horse owner needs! Also, you will need a halter and leadrope, if you don't have one, first aid kit (towel/sponge and wound aid stuff, list here Making a Vet Kit) grooming kit (Curry comb, hoof pick, body brush, dandy brush, and mane brush) and a bucket to put them in. You will need a saddle, with stirrups, stirrup leathers, and girth. And a bridle with reins and a bit. Also a pitchfork and wheelbarrow most likely.

Also other random things such as fly spray, conditioner, shampoo, etc...
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post #3 of 5 Old 01-21-2012, 10:18 PM
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emergencykit with things such as vet wrap, swat, iodine, bute, gauze, a sponge, sissors, pliers, wire cutters, a flashlight, we always had letex gloves too. also things like bee sting and insect bite medication are good to have.even a stethescope and thermometor just in case of emergency and your vet needs an answer while on the phone.

other things are an extra halter and lead (we have an extra for each horse) of course your grooming box with dandy brush, curry comb, rubber curry, hoofpick, and mane and tail brush.
a good thing to have aer piggin strings--theyre really handy when you dont have a fast way to fix a fence...wires also really handy to have.
and your tack. but thats on a horse by horse basis.
you can never have to many buckets!

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you could buy the kit already made and just add to it that is what I did I trail ride so a fist-aid kit is a must

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post #5 of 5 Old 01-22-2012, 06:47 AM
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haha loveduffy we tried that once....and we lost it...so we just started up our own collection and put it in a tub in our tack shed!

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