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post #1 of 13 Old 05-05-2011, 10:47 PM Thread Starter
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Show supplies checklist?

So, this is going to be my first year showing without my team or atleast someone with anything that I may forget. I need to make sure I don't forget anything now, because I won't have anyone to save my butt. My first show of the season is an open show, and were showing english and western. Does anybody have a checklist or anything that can make sure I don't forget anything and I'm completely ready?

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post #2 of 13 Old 05-08-2011, 05:17 PM
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Packing For Your Horse
Water Buckets
Flysheet or mask in bug season
Horse leg protection
Grooming Kit with:
a set of brushes
mane and tail comb
hoof pic
several small towels or clothes
corn starch for white markings and/or legs
hoof polish
vaseline
braiding kit
medical kit kept in the trailer with:
Betadine
cotting powder
Vet wrap
Banamine paste
bute paste
gauze
electrolyte paste
white cotton fathecloths or hand towels
thermometer
Enough grain,hay, and supplements for one day more than you need.
Show halter
Show leadroppe
Show bridle(s)
Show saddle(s)
crop or dressage whip
clean saddle pad or blanket
extra set of stirrup leathers
general use halter and leadrope
lunge whip and lunge line
muck bucket
manure fork
fly spray
[COLOR="rgb(255, 140, 0)"]Packing for Yourself[/COLOR]
Gloves
Safety Pins
Hair care items
Extra set of show clothes
Riding boots
Socks
Mucking-around boots
Raingear
Helmet
Jeans and t-shirt when not showing
spurs
snacks
Sunscreen
bottled water
sweatshirt
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post #3 of 13 Old 05-08-2011, 05:23 PM
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OHH I LOVE THREADS LIKE THIS! :) I can't wait to eventually show and get all ready for them! I hope all goes well, you have lot's of fun and you win lots of ribbons. :)

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post #4 of 13 Old 05-08-2011, 06:14 PM
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Show Checklist
Packing For Your Horse
□ Wa ter Buckets
□ Flysheet, mask, and insect repellant spray for bug season
□ Extra Bell Boots and other foot protection
□ Grooming Kit Which should include: Full set of brushes, Mane and Tail Comb, Hoof Pick, Several Small Towels, Corn starch, Hoof Polish, and Braiding Kit
□ Medical Kit
□ Enough Grain, Hay and Supplements for one day more than you need
□ Show halter
□ Show leadrope
□ Show bridle(s)
□ Show saddle(s)
□ Crop or dressage whip
□ Extra pair of stirrup leathers
□ General use halter and leadrope
□ Lunge whip and line
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post #5 of 13 Old 05-08-2011, 10:39 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you sooo much! I completely got some really important things on my checklist!

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post #6 of 13 Old 05-09-2011, 12:28 PM
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For A ONE DAY SHOW

My horses packing:
Saddle,
bridle
any nessecary boots.
Grooming kit
Show shine,
Fly spray,
Insane amount of glistening oils, show shines, chalk for white bits, white cover up spray, Insane amounts of shampoo and towels for last minute poo problems.
Rugs
Water,
bucket,
Baby wipes.
Feed

For me
Show clothes,
Change of non show clothes,
Make up (so I dont scare little kiddies after a 3 am start)
Number, qualification cards, membership cards.
Water
Food
Sun tan lotion
Loo roll,
Baby wipes,
antibacterial hand cream (because you cant always use water
Water proof jacket

Permanantly living in my lorry:
Spare travel bandages,
Spare head collar and lead rope,
Spare reins,
Spare stirrup leathers,
hole punch
Equine first aid kit
Human first aid kit
Panadol,
After sun
Blankets (for cold humans to wrap up in)
Spare water proofs and thick jackets

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post #7 of 13 Old 05-10-2011, 06:58 AM Thread Starter
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you guys are the best! Thanks so much! Good luck this show season to all of you :)

Eventing: the only sport where you wear your medical information strapped to your arm.
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I break things down in groups so it is easier to just stand there and make sure I have everything.

Everything I need for myself for the day (excluding showing):
Food & drinks
Clothes (jacket, rain gear, etc, whatever the season requires)
Sun screen and bug spray

Everything I need for myself for showing:
Hair containment products
Show clothes
Rags for boots and quick tack wipe down

Everything my horse needs for the day (excluding showing):
Water
Water buckets
Grooming equipment (including polish or whatever of that type of stuff you may use)
Fly spray
Extra halter and lead rope
Rags for slobber clean up, etc. (Baby wipes are good to have too)
Hay and hay bag

Everything my horse needs for showing:
Tack
Mane braiding/banding stuff

Misc stuff:
Screw driver (great for so many things)
Hammer (if you are renting a stall for the day, good for getting rid of nails or such that might be sticking out)
Double ended snaps (so many things they are good for)
Mounting block/step stool
Saddle rack(s)
Lawn chairs
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post #9 of 13 Old 05-10-2011, 08:22 AM
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Everyone has given you a good list to work from. Here's a few more to add.

Chicago screws & screwdriver
Extra reins
Extra curb chains
Leather latigo ties
(You never know when you will have to repair on the fly)

Vet wrap & cotton combine wrap
Disposable razor & sensitive shaving cream (for stray hairs on muzzle that might have been missed when clipping)
Safety pins
Buttons & sewing kit

I also haul water from home, there are a lot of places mine refuse to drink. Esp if there is chlorine in the water or if it's heavy in sulphur (the egg smell water, yuk!)

Protein bars & gatorade - sometimes you just don't have time to eat & I don't like to eat a full meal in the heat.
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post #10 of 13 Old 05-10-2011, 08:32 AM
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Misc stuff:
Screw driver (great for so many things)
Hammer (if you are renting a stall for the day, good for getting rid of nails or such that might be sticking out)
Lawn chairs
I forgot about those! they also have a permanat position in my lorry along with a can of WD40 spray for sticky hinges/rusty screws also very very good for getting sticky label glue off things!

Oh and I always carry ACP (I beleive it is called ACE in the US) with me in case anything goes wrong for example a breakdown. If I have to unload a horse on the side of a 70mph 3 lane motorway with 50ton trucks whistling past me then I would rather he was doped up to the eyeballs.

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