Horse Show Packing List for a One-Star Event

Next week my friend Kelsy and her horse Huxley are competing in the CCI* three-day event at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, MT. I’m going along as groom, and today we’re in the final packing stages for our trip! To get an idea of the sheer amount of supplies it takes to get through a three-day event, I’ve outlined our packing list below. Are we forgetting anything?

Rider Attire:
  • Horse inspection outfit #1
  • Horse inspection outfit #2
  • White gloves
  • Black gloves
  • White breeches (2 pairs)
  • Black breeches (2 pairs)
  • Pants to cover breeches
  • Shadbelly
  • Shadbelly vest insert
  • Jump coat
  • Stocktie
  • Stock pin
  • White show shirts (2)
  • Belt
  • XC shirt
  • Show tall boots (2)
  • Dressage helmet
  • Jump helmet
  • Medical armband
  • XC watch
  • XC vest
  • Jump crop
  • Dressage whip
  • Spurs
  • Slicker
  • Hairnets
Horse Attire:
  • XC boots
  • Show jumping boots
  • Schooling boots
  • Ice boots
  • White dressage pad
  • White hunt pad
  • XC pad
  • Sheet
  • Back on Track cooler
  • Jump saddle
  • Dressage saddle
  • Jump bridle
  • Dressage bridle
  • Crown piece pad
  • Extra reins
  • Extra bit
  • Dressage girth
  • Jump girth
  • Extra girth
  • Tail bandage
  • Breast collar/martingale
  • Shipping boats
  • Show halter/lead
Horse Supplies:
  • Rasp and hoof knife
  • Show sheen
  • Double-ended snaps
  • Electrical tape for boots
  • Fly repellent
  • Fly mask
  • Clean grooming kit
  • Water buckets
  • Feed bucket
  • Fan (electric and battery)
  • Electrical cord
  • Hay bag
  • Vet wrap
  • First aid supplies
  • Hoof oil
  • Braiding kit
  • Daily grain and supplements
  • Hay
  • Salt block
  • Bedding
  • Tail bag (2)
  • Ice packs
  • Ice
  • Heat packs
  • Lunge line
  • Back on Track wraps

If we’ve left anything off the list, then we’ll buy it there, borrow, or make do without! Stay tuned for reports from Rebecca Farm; follow @ChesnaKlimek on twitter hashtag #RF or #eventinglive

One Response to “Horse Show Packing List for a One-Star Event”

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  1. Linda DuPertuis says:

    Wait! Come back! You forgot snacks for you guys and cookies for Hux!

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