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  • List of equipment that i need for my first horse
  • Horse tack for a first time horse owner

 
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    11-09-2008, 06:31 PM
  #1
Weanling
Shopping List for First time horse owner

So I was making a list for my DH as to what a first time horse owner will need to buy. What would you put on the list? Mark: Vet kit doesn't have to be included for now, because the barn should have one, plus that would take up most of the list and a thread to that already exists

So list on!
     
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    11-09-2008, 06:52 PM
  #2
Started
Horse.
     
    11-09-2008, 07:23 PM
  #3
Weanling
Horse
Feeds (check with old owner to find what she feed)
Rugs(if needed again old owner should know)
Hay
Bedding
Stabling
Tack (if ridden old owner may sell it to you at cost)
All I can think of
     
    11-09-2008, 07:33 PM
  #4
Foal
Feed
Tack -Saddle, Bridle and possibly work boots
Grooming Kit - Body brush, dandy brush, hoof pick, sponges, sweat scraper, curry comb, mane comb
Shampoo, Tail detangler (not really neccessary when you first start off)
Rugs
Saddle Blanket

Then you need all the things for the person
- Breeches/Jodphurs, boots, chaps, helmet, maybe gloves
     
    11-10-2008, 12:00 AM
  #5
Showing
-2 halters and lead ropes
-brushes and brush box
-tack (bridle, saddle, saddle pad and girth) all discipline dependant
-cooler

You could add a lot more to that list but it really depends on the horse, breed, age how it was cared for before you got it etc etc.
     
    11-10-2008, 09:51 AM
  #6
Weanling
Good point M2G! For sake of keeping this general and applicable to almost any horse (exceptions always exist) let's just take the example: let's say its 10 years old, healthy, trained in English, Western and Jumping and also on the trail, and has no real issues. So just needs the basic equipment for now.

I could add:
-lunge line 2x
-lunge whip
-surcingle
-cavesson
     
    11-10-2008, 11:44 AM
  #7
Foal
Don't forget the "How to" book every new rider needs. Way to much to know about horse and equipment to learn.
     
    11-10-2008, 12:58 PM
  #8
Weanling
A good riding instructor!

If you're going to ship the horse to his new home, then you might want shipping boots, tail wrap, and a head bumper. Some people always ship with this, others never do. I know two horses who went all across Canada with nothing on but halters.
     
    11-11-2008, 01:39 PM
  #9
Green Broke
Ointments
Topicals
Shampoo/conditioner
Sweat scraper
     
    11-13-2008, 06:05 PM
  #10
Yearling
- Saddle
- Saddle Pad
- Stirrup Leathers
- Stirrups
- Bridle w/ reins
- Girth
- Halter and Lead (will need extras)
- Grooming Kit w/ hard brush, soft brush, curry comb, mane/tail comb, rags, and hoof pick
- Heavy Winter Rug
- Spring/Fall Sheet
- Cooler
- Bathing Kit w/ shampoo, conditioner, sponge, bucket, and rags

This is just the bare essentials for owning a horse. It does not include feed, any necessary supplies for a particular horse/rider, luxuries (exempt maybe blankets can be put in this category), board, etc.

I also agree that an instructor can be valuable for any horse owner/rider.
     

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