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        10-12-2009, 09:22 PM
      #21
    Weanling
    I want more stuff! :(

    But I have:

    1 English saddle (just sold the Western-I bitterly regret it even though I never use either one)

    3 bridles- One ugly nylon brown one, one rusty show bridle with metal fringes, and a broken-but-fixed-kinda-bridle, English, black

    3 saddle blankets. White, VERY DIRTY English one, black Neoprene (I loves it), and a pretty Western one I don't need

    2 lead ropes-both in OK condition

    3 halters- 1 personalized one, one that matches a lead rope, and a red rope Nylon halter (love it)

    1 pair splint boots

    2 helmets

    1 girth(trying to sell for a neoprene one)

    1 breastplate

    1 bareback pad (The best thing EVA!)


    I reviewed my post.

    I need more stuff.
         
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        10-13-2009, 12:51 AM
      #22
    Showing
    *Raises hand*

    2 English saddles (1 Eventer, 1 CC)
    3 English bridles (and a few misc parts)
    1 Running martingale
    1 Breastplate
    1 Elastic breastplate
    1 Pair open front jumping boots
    1 Pair fetlock boots
    1 Pair Stretch & Flex boots
    3 Leather halters
    5 Leadropes
    2 Lunge lines
    5 Bits
    1 complete grooming tote
    3 Fly bonnets
    7 Saddle pads
    1 Half pad
    1 Quarter sheet
    2 Coolers
    2 Winter turnouts
    1 Rainsheet
    1 Stable blanket
    2 Fly sheets
    1 Hood
    2 Pair shipping boots
    5 Nylon halters
    1 Pair blue rubber reins
    1 Pink Equine browband
    2 Stud chains
    4 Different detangling products
    3 Girths (2 leather, one synthetic)
    1 Surcingle
    1 Pair training reins
    1 Vaquero style roping rein
    2 Tail bags
    1 Helmet
    1 Body protector
    1 Pair extra stirrups
    2 Pairs of bell boots

    I'm sure I'm missing some stuff.
    Here's about half my stuff:
         
        10-13-2009, 02:35 AM
      #23
    Yearling
    I have all these little things that look really convenient and then I never use them. Just as a warning, this is probably going to be long. This is a combination of the stuff for my current and the stuff I have from my first horse. Part one: tack and grooming
    5 saddles (1 all-purpose, 2 jumping, 2 dressage)
    12? Saddle pads, 6 white show pads and 6 working pads
    1 dressage half pad
    2 baby cloth pads
    3 bridles and miscellaneous parts
    5 snaffle bits
    4 sets of normal horse boots, 2 black and 2 white
    1 set of overpriced jumping boots that don't fit my current horse and only used once *sigh*
    5 riding whips
    1 lunge whip
    2 lunge lines
    1 Cavesson
    4 halters
    6 lead ropes
    2 braiding sets (black set of bands w/yarn and brown set of bands w/yarn)
    1 bottle of hair growth rub
    4 bottles of liniments
    3 bottles of shampoo
    4 sponges, face and body
    1 sweat scraper
    1 shedding blade
    3 jelly curries (they're pink and glittery and cute, don't you judge me!)
    2 bottles of mane/tail spray
    3 mane/tail brushes
    5 bottles of fly spray
    1 set of fly wipes
    4 curry combs
    3 hard brushes
    3 soft brushes
    3 hoof picks
    2 face brushes
    1 piece of show chalk (for white socks on horses)
    1 jolly ball
    1 treat ball
    1 5 pound bag of butterscotch treats for the treat ball
    1 box of limited edition peppermints
    2 bags of horse cookies
    7 sheets
    2 medium blankets
    3 fly sheets
    1 set of travelling boots
    1 travelling helmet
    1 tack box
    6 saddle covers
    1 bridle bag
    1 white grooming rag
    3 saddle/leather cleaners
    End of part one
         
        10-13-2009, 02:46 AM
      #24
    Yearling
    Part two: medical and feed (I'm starting to feel a little excessive now!)
    1 medic set, has stuff for splints, wrappings, etc
    4 ice boots
    6 ice packs for the ice boots
    2 oral syringes
    2 tubes of bute
    2 tubes of banamine
    3 tubes of ulcergard
    3 wound-treatment solutions
    2 hay bags for travelling
    1 trailer (with truck and hitch)
    4 formulas of hoof hardeners, mainly iodine
    23 bales of timothy hay (my barn has its own hay for free but this hay was higher quality so I wanted to buy it)
    3 pink Himalayan salt licks
    1 black Himalayan salt lick
    1 bag of ulcer prevention supplement
    1 bag of electrolytes
    1 bag of supplemental bute
    1 bag of NW Supplements
    3 bags of Safe Choice
    1 bag of Quietex
    1 bag of Easy Boy
    2 bags of psyllium
    1 bag of ProBios
    4 chains for leading
    3 water buckets
    1 heated water bucket
    1 vitamin bucket w/spoon for mixing
    1 portable vitamin bucket for feeding
    2 large old towels, for anything and everything
    6 girths (goes in tack section yes)
    I am probably forgetting something, and I will remember it after my editing limit has expired lol
         
        10-13-2009, 03:06 AM
      #25
    Yearling
    Part 3: people who work with my horse, because they are stuff too lol
    Me (okay I don't pay myself) owner, includes complete horse care and riding, the obvious
    My mother (don't pay her either) cleans his stall Mon-Fri and turns him out, grazes, or hand walks him if she has time
    My trainer, who either rides or lunges him Mon-Fri morning (off day on Tuesday) and gives me a lesson on Sat
    2-3 clinicians I regularly work with who visit the barn about every month
    1 massage therapist (I refuse to use the awful word masseuse)
    1 chiropractor
    1 tooth...floater? Makes no sense to me but there you have it.
    1 farrier (only trims because he is barefoot)
    1 vet
    So basically, I have way too much stuff but I don't really have anything I particularly want to give up. I guess I'll just keep on truckin'.
         
        10-13-2009, 03:18 AM
      #26
    Showing
    How ya'll fit all your tack into one tiny little tack cubby amazes me. Between my Dad and I (I keep my horses at his house), we have one tack room that is 12 feet x 12 feet and an additional harness room of the same size; both are stuffed full. LOL. Let me see if I can name some of the stuff we have.

    12 equine animals total

    4 retired: (one mini burro, one draft mule, one TB, and one QH)
    6 rideable: (2 mustangs, 3 QHs, and 1 Perch)
    1 driveable only: (Bessie)
    1 foal

    Now for our stuff

    8 western saddles (7 roping, 1 show)
    1 english saddle
    15-ish cinches of different sizes from 26" to 38"
    6-ish flank cinches of different sizes
    12-15 saddle pads/blankets (western and a couple english)
    40-ish bits (both snaffle and curb)
    1 bosal hackamore
    25-ish halters and leads
    3 roping tie-downs
    10 lariat ropes
    6 breast collars
    30-ish bridles/headstalls
    3 sets of mecate reins (1 horsehair and 2 nylon braid)
    3 extra sets of split reins in 8' length, vary between 1/2 and 3/4 inch width
    3 handheld hole punches
    6 sets of harness (each set for a team of 2) varying in size from mini-burro to large draft
    4 full sets of sports medicine boots (front, back, and bell included in each set)
    2 sets of splint boots
    1 set of skid boots
    Various brushes, curry combs, hair brushes (human used on mane and tail), and other grooming items
    1 large bottle of bute tablets
    1 bottle of banamine
    1 bottle of penicillin
    1 bottle of antifungal shampoo
    1 jar of Bickmore gall salve (must-have for all galls)
    Various other vaccines and medications
    Various sizes of needles and syringes
    1 large bottle of Neatsfoot oil
    1 anvil
    3 sets of hoof nippers (all different styles)
    8 rasps
    2 shoeing hammers
    1 nail crimper
    Countless horseshoes ranging in size from 000 to 2 in standard horse and several draft sizes
    1 set of aluminum TB racing shoes (from many years ago)
    Countless snaps, spare leather, saddle strings, extra reins, lengths of chain and harness leather used for various reasons, coils and rolls of spare rope and twine, and basically anything else that might someday possibly have a use. LOL.

    I know I have forgotten tons of things but......
         
        10-13-2009, 06:33 AM
      #27
    Yearling
    Quote:
    wow! Are they expensive where you are? They are pretty pricey here, which is why I haven't got one yet... =[
    The price really depends on the brand. Plus I try to get them when they are on sale either at my local tack store, or at online tack sites. The blanket my horse is currently using was only $50 on sale, and is on it's second season of use (with a few minor holes). My most expensive blanket is a Rambo, a gift from my parents, and I was really dissapointed in it. It was destroyed before winter had even entered, but thank goodness for the guarantee. Now I only stick with cheaper brands because I know the blankets will need replacing eventually. My favorite brand is the Amigo, which is on the cheaper side.
         
        10-13-2009, 11:14 AM
      #28
    Started
    So after reading all the posts I forgot a lot of stuff ... haha
         
        10-13-2009, 11:30 AM
      #29
    Started
    I forgot stuff too. I didn't bother to put down crops, meds, shampoos, etc., etc. Just stuck with the "bigger" things.
         
        10-14-2009, 01:15 AM
      #30
    Trained
    Me too! I have no idea how many indivudal brushes, ointments, sprays, shampoos, bits of leather etc. I have.
         

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