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    06-11-2008, 04:27 AM
have i got everything??????

Ok so if you are one of the 3 people in the world that doesnt know, I am going to my first show on possum on the 20th july. Its been years since I went to a show so im worried that I may forget something :roll: so here is my list so far:

Spare Bridle
Spare Halter
Dressage Whip
Saddle Blanket
Spare girth

Spare Jods
Paddock boots
Top boots
Spurs (probably wont need these but I want to have them there just in case)
Hair Net

I don't need a jacket or anything is its an all zone pony club show so we have to wear pony club shirts

Horse Clothing:
Sweat Rug
Light Rugs

Bristle brushes
Soft brushes
Face brushes
Mane & Tail brush
Hoof pick
Show Sheen
Baby Oil
Hoof Enamel
Sweat scraper
Baby wipes
Hair Spray/Mousse


Water is available on site so I don't need to take any
Molasses. I learnt years ago to take molasses cause some horses might not want to drink different water
Extra Electrolytes. I have them on a complete supplement that provides electrolytes but I've been advised to take some extra because it is a hard day.

That's all I can think of at the moment. Im sure there is more though :) If there is anything else please let me know
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    06-11-2008, 04:59 AM
Well, if it's an all day show, which most of them are, don't forget to take a bucket of water and some feed of course for you and your horse! Also, Take a sponge with you, so you can give the tack an extra bit of a clean before you put it on.
    06-11-2008, 05:57 AM
What comp are you going to??
    06-11-2008, 11:56 AM
- Bucket for the water (they won't supply those)
- Hay & haynet
- Pins for your number
- Leather cleaner and a damp rag for the last wipe over your boots before you enter the ring
- snacks and water for yourself
- fold-out chairs for yourself (those shows are LONG!)

Best of luck!!
    06-11-2008, 06:49 PM
Green Broke
Boot polish

Safety pins/bobby pins

Amen to folding chairs!

Lunge line?

Shipping boots/wraps if you use them

Any paperwork he might need (do you guys do coggins down there?)

Your checkbook.... :)

    06-11-2008, 08:19 PM
Misskatie - its J.F. McGill :)

Upnover - we don't have coggins but we do need to show her EI vaccination certificate and a waybill.since the flu outbreak all horses have to be accompanied by a waybill and their vaccination certs to enter shows or move around. I would have thought if it eventually but thanks for reminding me of the paperwork aspect :)

I don't think ill need my check book though ;) but the other things I had forgotten to list so I will add them now. Thanks again :)
    06-14-2008, 12:02 AM
Green Broke
I do think you have everything :)
    06-15-2008, 01:04 PM
This is just me, but I always make sure I have a dig. Cam or a vid. Cam. Because if I don't take one I always regret it. I usually take baby wipes to wipe stuff off
    06-16-2008, 06:04 AM
^^^ I don't go anywhere without mine :)

It seems im sorted in that area then :)
    06-29-2008, 11:46 PM
Don't forget a poncho and shoestrings.

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