Pack up the trailer and load up the truck because horse show season is well underway. Before you can plan to bring home blue ribbons, you need to make sure you and your horse have all the right tools for success. Here are our top 10 horse show prep essentials to start you and your horse on the right hoof to success!
Appeasing Pheromone Gel
Keeping stress at bay can be tricky if your horse is prone to stress. Confidence EQ Equine Appeasing Pheromone Gel naturally reduces stress using pheromones that trigger a physio-
logical response from your horse, placing them in a calm state. This topical gel is a great way to ease stress and create positive experiences for your horse.
Tired of swatting away flies and mosquitoes from your horse? Mosquito Halt repels pests around the barn and at horse shows. This insecticide contains the added benefits of sunscreen and aloe, making it a great multi-use product.
After a long day at a show, treat your horse's sore muscles properly with Absorbine Vet Liniment. This topical treatment effectively relieves muscle soreness and joint stiffness, making it a great tool for unwinding after a long day of competition.
Hoof oil not only makes hooves look nice, it also protects and conditions your horse's feet. Hoof-X is made in the USA and is made from organic plant oils, making it a safe choice for your horse
Horse shows can be stressful for both horse and rider. This stress can cause ulcers in many horses. Protecting your horse from ulcers during show season is important if your horse is prone to stress. Many owners choose UlcerGard as a safe and effective preventive measure against gastric ulcers.
Micro Tek Equine Shampoo
Being sparkly clean for a show is important for both horse and rider, but over-bathing can dry out your horse's skin. If your horse is prone to dry, irritated skin, try the Micro-Tek Equine Shampoo and Dual Spray pack. Developed by Nasa scientists, this product is a non-toxic and environmentally friendly option for keeping your horse's skin healthy.
If you're planning on traveling to any shows farther away from home, you might want to take extra disinfecting precautions with the Purshield tack spray. This horse-friendly disinfectant is safe to use on saddles, bits, blankets and halters. Clean tack is safe tack!
In case of emergency,
this product is always great to have on hand. The Wonder Dust Wound Powder is great at treating proud flesh and other slow healing lesions. This first aid item could find a place in your tack room this spring.
If your horse is having trouble keeping weight on, Farnam weight builder can help improve their body condition. This supplement provides extra calories without increasing the risk of colic. Additionally, it contains flax meal and Omega-3 fatty acids to help improve your horse's coat as well!
ASU for Horses
With a trusted name like Cosequin, you know that you're getting the best supplement for your horse's joints. Cosequin ASU is the professional strength formula that lubricates joints and protects cartilage from athletic wear and tear. This formula is easy to administer and a great product for your athlete.