POWERS EQUESTRIAN

HORSE SHOW CHECKLIST

 

1 Month Before Hand

  • Ensure memberships and passports are in good standing (JA, EC, AEF, CET)

  • Fill in entries before due date

  • Arrange hotel and flights if necessary

  • Check equipment for any damages and purchase any needed equipment and supplies

 

Days before show

  • Clean horse up:

Clip bridle path, legs, and ears (if necessary)

Pull mane

Clean cork holes and stuff with cotton

 

  • Pack tack trunk

  • Set out shipping halter

 

Upon Arrival

  • Locate and bed stalls (if not done already, everyone is expected to bed their own stalls or pay for set up fee)

  • Fill Waters

  • Help with barn set up

  • Check with coach for ride times for warmups

After Show

  • Check out at office

  • Help tear down set up

  • Pay grooms and braiders

TACK, GROOMING, and SUPPLIES

                               

RIDER:

  • Whip

  • Spurs

  • Breeches with belt

  • Show shirts and jackets (Long sun shirts preferred for schooling days)

  • Tall boots/chaps

  • Water bottle

  • Helmet with hairnet

  • Hair elastics

  • First aid kit

  • Rain gear

  • Boot Polish

  • Gloves- Mandatory when showing

  • Helmet Visor (if applicable)

Horse:

  • Bridle

  • Saddle

  • Martingale (standing, running, draw reins)

  • Saddle pads (Hunter/Jumper)

  • Half pad

  • Girth (Hunter/Jumper)

  • Ear plugs

  • Boots/wraps

  • Bath kit

  • Coolers/ Scrims

  • Appropriate blankets

  • Standing wraps

  • Ice boots

  • Liniment or poultice

  • Towels

  • Hoof polish

  • Cork kit

  • Safety Pins

  • Tack cleaner

  • Water and Feed buckets