• Abi Kroupa

The Ultimate Dressage Horse Show Packing Checklist

So you are headed to a horse show! You will likely spend a bit of time preparing, packing….and hoping that you don’t forget anything!


While your individual horse show packing list will vary depending on your riding discipline, the type of competition, and the classes that you’re entering, there are several horse show items that are universal.

Below you'll find our personal Dressage horse show packing list, arranged in categories--grooming supplies, for the horse, for the rider, show office, etc. This list has been a complete life saver for us to ensure we have all the essentials for the weekend.


Download a copy of the packing list as a printable PDF here, or you can copy and paste the list below.

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Dressage Horse Show Packing List

FOR SHOW OFFICE

¨ Copy of Coggins

¨ Copy of Health Cert.

¨ Registration Papers

¨ Membership Papers


FOR STALLS

¨ Hay & haynets

¨ Grain & supplements

¨ Shavings

¨ Pitchfork

¨ Wheelbarrow

¨ Broom & rake

¨ Feed buckets

¨ Water buckets

¨ Double-ended snaps

¨ Zip ties and bungees

¨ Tack hooks

¨ Saddle racks

¨ Cross ties

¨ Scissors

¨ Fans


FOR WASH RACK

¨ Shampoo

¨ Sponges

¨ Sweat scrapper Towels

¨ Bucket


FOR GROOMING

¨ Body brushes

¨ Curry comb

¨ Hoof pick

¨ Main & Tail brush

¨ Detangler

¨ Waterless Shampoo

¨ Hoof dressing

¨ Grooming wipes

¨ Fly Spray

¨ Showsheen


FOR BRAIDING

¨ Hair Clip

¨ Pull Comb

¨ Braiding Bands

¨ Wax thread or Yarn

¨ Needles & pull comb

¨ Scissors

¨ Seam ripper

¨ Quic Braid


FOR THE HORSE

¨ Saddle

¨ Bridle

¨ Schooling saddle pads

¨ Show saddle pads

¨ Half pads

¨ Girth

¨ Ear bonnets

¨ Bell boots

¨ Polo wraps

¨ Halter

¨ Lunge line & whip

¨ Side reins

¨ Ice Boots

¨ Standing wraps & bandages

¨ Tack Soap & sponge

¨ Poultice & paper

¨ Blankets, as needed

¨ Cooler


FOR RIDER

¨ Boots

¨ Spurs

¨ Whip

¨ Gloves

¨ Helmet

¨ Hair Net & bobby pins

¨ Breeches

¨ Show shirt

¨ Show jacket

¨ Stock tie & pin


MISCELLANEOUS

¨ Hammer & Nails

¨ Extension cords

¨ Step Stool

¨ Staple Gun

¨ Hose


Additional items: First aid kit, small sewing kit, mirror, sunscreen, lint roller, snacks, bottled water, rain gear, jacket, dry erase board, spare batteries