Equipment Checklist

Students must have these items when school starts


  • 3 five-gallon rubber or plastic buckets
  • Flat halter, 24" chain and lead line
  • Grooming kit, including a hoof pick, round rubber or plastic curry, body brush and mane comb
  • 4 Leg wraps with Velcro closing
  • Clippers with #40 and #10 blades


  • * Must have for beginning Horsemanship EQST 1500

Apparel / First day of class

  • Hunt cap with harness that meets ASTM standards and SEI Certification *
  • Western riding boots


  • ** College has some saddles, so if you don't already own one, please wait to purchase it in this area after you arrive.


  • Western saddle **
  • O ring snaffle bit — smooth mouth
  • Lunge whip or stick and string, and lunge line
  • Western heavy leather split reins
  • Western saddle pad and cinches
  • Western spurs (1-1/2 inch band, ball or at least 1" rowels)
  • Having a winter blanket isn't mandatory, but is recommended.


Marv Sherwood
Equine Center Coordinator