In the Trailer
If you’ll be trailering your horse to the trailhead, bring these items along in your trailer. You’ll need to tie your horse to the trailer to tack him up and prepare him for the ride.
Tack & Gear
Saddle Cinch/girth Saddle pad Bridle/bit/reins Breastcollar Crupper Hoof boots (for barefoot horses) Saddlebags/pommel bags Halter Lead rope Longe line (to longe your horse before your ride)
Health & Grooming
Currycomb Dandy brushes Mane/tail brush or comb Soft rags Hoof pick Fly mask (for inside the trailer and on the ride) Fly spray (to repel flies, mosquitoes, and ticks) Rain sheet/blanket (for inclement weather) Cooler (to cool down your horse) Manure fork/broom (to clean your trailer)
Feed & Water
Certified weed-free hay Water/water bucket Hay net (for the outside of the trailer)