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post #21 of 23 Old 10-03-2014, 09:56 PM
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Usually iam buy boots, Salt/mineral block, Shavings/bedding, Stall cleaning fork..

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post #22 of 23 Old 10-06-2014, 10:47 AM
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Just wanted to chime in that I've NEVER had a halter come with the horse.

So I would not bank on the seller giving you their halter. Make sure you have one, just in case.
It's a law in some places that a horse must come with a halter.
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post #23 of 23 Old 10-07-2014, 11:38 PM
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Before we brought our horses home we had:
land to put them on (but you could find a barn to board at if this isn't available)
The feed they were on
A water trough & an automatic waterer (you don't have to have one though.)
A mineral block
Grooming supplies (hoof pick, brushes, horse shampoo, etc.)
Tack
Halters & lead ropes
Fly spray

We also found a farrier to do their hooves and a large animal vet. You might need some other stuff too, that's just all off the top of my head.
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