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post #1 of 8 Old 02-11-2009, 11:15 PM Thread Starter
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Location: MA
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New Horse Check List..

I would LOVE to get peoples "check list" of must have horse items.

I have:
> Saddle & bridle
> Halter & lead
> Tons of brushes
> Buckets
> Helmet
> Wormer
> Tack Cleaning stuff
> Fly Spray
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post #2 of 8 Old 02-11-2009, 11:39 PM
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Location: Orange County, NC
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> Hoof care stuff (pick/etc)
> First aid stuff (gauze/bandages/neosporin/etc)

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post #3 of 8 Old 02-11-2009, 11:46 PM Thread Starter
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hoof care stuff is in my brush box, I will go out and buy 1st aid stuff if they do not have it at the barn.
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post #4 of 8 Old 02-11-2009, 11:55 PM
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Location: New Jersey
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fly masks
fly sheets
boots (both horse and rider)
shampoo and conditioner

Its always good to have your own first aid stuff. Maybe not a lot, but stuff for wounds is always good to have on hand.
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post #5 of 8 Old 05-30-2009, 06:16 PM
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horse treat :)
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post #6 of 8 Old 05-30-2009, 06:59 PM
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Lunge line, whip and cavesson
Leg protection
Boots for you
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post #7 of 8 Old 05-30-2009, 07:32 PM
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Rugs , training equipment , basic farrier kit , first aid kit , and I am never without my horace hayes
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post #8 of 8 Old 05-31-2009, 01:11 AM
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I have compiled a COMPLETE checklist for what a horse owner will/might need. This also includes some equipment for the eventer. You obviously wont need to get all of this right now, accumulation hurts less than outright buying! But its interesting to know how much we all spend on our 4-legged friends!!!

Lead Rope
Spare Bits, Girths, Reins
Travelling Boots
Travelling Tail Wrap
Feed Bucket(s)
Water Trough(s)
Rug/Saddle/Bridle Racks
Manure Scoop
Feed Scoop(s)
Salt Block/Holder
Hay Bag
Breast Plate
Saddle Cloths
Dressage and General Purpose
Fly Spray
Winter Rug(s)
Summer Rug(s)
Fly Mask
Fly Repellent
Human and Horse
Lunge Line
Exercise Boots/Bandages
Dressage Whip
Lunging Cavesson
Tack Cleaning Kit
Glycerin Soap
Soft cloth
Saddle Shine
First Aid Kit
Vet Wrap
Gauze rolls
Non-stick gauze pads
Rubber Gloves
Betadine Scrub (Iodine, for washing)
Betadine Solution (Iodine, for soaking)
Triple Antibiotic (Neosporin)
Hydrogen Peroxide
Powder Electrolytes
Cotton Swabs
Bandage Scissors
Small Rubber Soaking Bucket
Epsom Salts
Wonder Dust
Duct Tape
Spray bottle with sterile water
Mineral Oil
Anti-bacterial Soap
Grooming Kit
Rubber Curry Comb
Mane/Tail Comb
Soft Body Brush
Dandy Brush
Hoof Pick
Shedding Brush
Metal Curry Comb
Shampoo & Conditioner
Hoof Oil/Grease & Brush
Face Brush
Botfly Knife
Sweat Scraper
Pulling Comb
Braid Bands

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