• Welcome to the Chronicle Forums.
    Please complete your profile. The forums and the rest of www.chronofhorse.com has single sign-in, so your log in information for one will automatically work for the other. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of the individual and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Chronicle of the Horse.

Announcement

Collapse
1 of 2 < >

Event Announcements now available FREE to all registered users

We just reconfigured the Event Announcements forum to be available as a free service for all registered forum users. See the thread stuck at the top of that forum for more information.
2 of 2 < >

Forum rules and no-advertising policy

As a participant on this forum, it is your responsibility to know and follow our rules. Please read this message in its entirety.

Board Rules

1. You’re responsible for what you say.
As outlined in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, The Chronicle of the Horse and its affiliates, as well Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., the developers of vBulletin, are not legally responsible for statements made in the forums.

This is a public forum viewed by a wide spectrum of people, so please be mindful of what you say and who might be reading it—details of personal disputes are likely better handled privately. While posters are legally responsible for their statements, the moderators may in their discretion remove or edit posts that violate these rules. Users have the ability to modify or delete their own messages after posting, but administrators generally will not delete posts, threads or accounts upon request.

Outright inflammatory, vulgar, harassing, malicious or otherwise inappropriate statements and criminal charges unsubstantiated by a reputable news source or legal documentation will not be tolerated and will be dealt with at the discretion of the moderators.

2. Conversations in horse-related forums should be horse-related.
The forums are a wonderful source of information and support for members of the horse community. While it’s understandably tempting to share information or search for input on other topics upon which members might have a similar level of knowledge, members must maintain the focus on horses.

3. Keep conversations productive, on topic and civil.
Discussion and disagreement are inevitable and encouraged; personal insults, diatribes and sniping comments are unproductive and unacceptable. Whether a subject is light-hearted or serious, keep posts focused on the current topic and of general interest to other participants of that thread. Utilize the private message feature or personal email where appropriate to address side topics or personal issues not related to the topic at large.

4. No advertising in the discussion forums.
Posts in the discussion forums directly or indirectly advertising horses, jobs, items or services for sale or wanted will be removed at the discretion of the moderators. Use of the private messaging feature or email addresses obtained through users’ profiles for unsolicited advertising is not permitted.

Company representatives may participate in discussions and answer questions about their products or services, or suggest their products on recent threads if they fulfill the criteria of a query. False "testimonials" provided by company affiliates posing as general consumers are not appropriate, and self-promotion of sales, ad campaigns, etc. through the discussion forums is not allowed.

Paid advertising is available on our classifieds site and through the purchase of banner ads. The tightly monitored Giveaways forum permits free listings of genuinely free horses and items available or wanted (on a limited basis). Items offered for trade are not allowed.

Advertising Policy Specifics
When in doubt of whether something you want to post constitutes advertising, please contact a moderator privately in advance for further clarification. Refer to the following points for general guidelines:

Horses – Only general discussion about the buying, leasing, selling and pricing of horses is permitted. If the post contains, or links to, the type of specific information typically found in a sales or wanted ad, and it’s related to a horse for sale, regardless of who’s selling it, it doesn’t belong in the discussion forums.

Stallions – Board members may ask for suggestions on breeding stallion recommendations. Stallion owners may reply to such queries by suggesting their own stallions, only if their horse fits the specific criteria of the original poster. Excessive promotion of a stallion by its owner or related parties is not permitted and will be addressed at the discretion of the moderators.

Services – Members may use the forums to ask for general recommendations of trainers, barns, shippers, farriers, etc., and other members may answer those requests by suggesting themselves or their company, if their services fulfill the specific criteria of the original post. Members may not solicit other members for business if it is not in response to a direct, genuine query.

Products – While members may ask for general opinions and suggestions on equipment, trailers, trucks, etc., they may not list the specific attributes for which they are in the market, as such posts serve as wanted ads.

Event Announcements – Members may post one notification of an upcoming event that may be of interest to fellow members, if the original poster does not benefit financially from the event. Such threads may not be “bumped” excessively. Premium members may post their own notices in the Event Announcements forum.

Charities/Rescues – Announcements for charitable or fundraising events can only be made for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations. Special exceptions may be made, at the moderators’ discretion and direction, for board-related events or fundraising activities in extraordinary circumstances.

Occasional posts regarding horses available for adoption through IRS-registered horse rescue or placement programs are permitted in the appropriate forums, but these threads may be limited at the discretion of the moderators. Individuals may not advertise or make announcements for horses in need of rescue, placement or adoption unless the horse is available through a recognized rescue or placement agency or government-run entity or the thread fits the criteria for and is located in the Giveaways forum.

5. Do not post copyrighted photographs unless you have purchased that photo and have permission to do so.

6. Respect other members.
As members are often passionate about their beliefs and intentions can easily be misinterpreted in this type of environment, try to explore or resolve the inevitable disagreements that arise in the course of threads calmly and rationally.

If you see a post that you feel violates the rules of the board, please click the “alert” button (exclamation point inside of a triangle) in the bottom left corner of the post, which will alert ONLY the moderators to the post in question. They will then take whatever action, or no action, as deemed appropriate for the situation at their discretion. Do not air grievances regarding other posters or the moderators in the discussion forums.

Please be advised that adding another user to your “Ignore” list via your User Control Panel can be a useful tactic, which blocks posts and private messages by members whose commentary you’d rather avoid reading.

7. We have the right to reproduce statements made in the forums.
The Chronicle of the Horse may copy, quote, link to or otherwise reproduce posts, or portions of posts, in print or online for advertising or editorial purposes, if attributed to their original authors, and by posting in this forum, you hereby grant to The Chronicle of the Horse a perpetual, non-exclusive license under copyright and other rights, to do so.

8. We reserve the right to enforce and amend the rules.
The moderators may delete, edit, move or close any post or thread at any time, or refrain from doing any of the foregoing, in their discretion, and may suspend or revoke a user’s membership privileges at any time to maintain adherence to the rules and the general spirit of the forum. These rules may be amended at any time to address the current needs of the board.

Please see our full Terms of Service and Privacy Policy for more information.

Thanks for being a part of the COTH forums!

(Revised 1/26/16)
See more
See less

Horses at home- List of supplies/items

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • #21
    Hot water heater
    Tank de-icer
    Heat tape/s
    Potassium chloride
    Duct tape

    Similarly,
    Fans
    Premises 'Knock down' fly spray
    Muck tub/s
    Stall Dry or Sweet PDZ

    And, I got one of these recently as a gift. Priceless!
    http://www.cabelas.com/product/Cabel...h-All+Products

    Comment


    • #22
      Forgot.... large box, maybe a trunk of money. Cash, unmarked bills mostly $20 but have a few rolls of $100s for those emergencies that seem to happen on a weekly bases

      Comment


      • #23
        Funny but true, Clanter.

        I'd only add a radio (with all-weather speakers) and weather thermometer since I ride rain or shine if a show is on the horizon.

        Comment


        • #24
          The things that I use most and always seem to walk (you'll want multiples of these, in different locations):
          Shovels
          Pitchforks
          Flashlights
          WD40
          Zip Ties
          SCISSORS!!!
          BUCKETS!!!

          Small fridge comes in handy. Mine houses beer, penicillin, and saline currently. Water bottles in the summer.
          Also big garbage can/containers, one for 'garbage' and I throw an empty feed bag in another to put the twine in after I take it off the hay.
          It's a small world -- unless you gotta walk home.

          Comment


          • #25
            Lots of great suggestions already!

            Maybe I missed it, but for me a pair of rawhide work gloves is indispensable.
            Keep my hands relatively free of cuts from baling twine and come in handy scraping frozen manure out of the wheelbarrow.
            *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
            Steppin' Out 1988-2004
            Hey Vern! 1982-2009, Cash's Bay Threat 1994-2009
            Sam(Jaybee Altair) 1994-2015

            Comment


            • #26
              Pallets. Tarps and tie-downs also come in handy.

              We moved our horses home in December. I've about gone bankrupt buying "little things."
              Don't fall for a girl who fell for a horse just to be number two in her world... ~EFO

              Comment

              • Original Poster

                #27
                Keep it coming

                The farrier tools are one that I missed, and in my case are very much needed on a regular basis ! Im really wondering how I missed that!

                Also, the first aid supplies are already on the "to buy list" but I did notice many places have kits. Im really not sure if these are really worth it? Thoughts?

                Snaps, eye screws, trash cans,wheelbarrow, buckets, water tubs, water heaters, first aid supplies, rubber feed pans, broom/rake/fork.

                Its a self care situation currently, so I am covered and prepared for the weather. And alot of stuff I already have.If we needed if we buy it situation. So, Im really not sure what will stay and what will go. Its a family situation so we are good at sharing (sometimes, we are sisters after all) !!!!

                Comment


                • #28
                  --water hoses and spare parts to fix them with (plural, in case one dies a horrible death via horse, lawn mower, truck, you name it...)
                  -- spray nozzles (again plural, I swear those suckers break or leak every chance they get!)
                  -- weed killer
                  -- orange heavy duty extension cord

                  Comment


                  • #29
                    I just built my barn and brought the horses home. I used the Husky Wall Track system as a rake/shovel/broom/fork organization method in my barn aisle, and again as a way to hang wire baskets for shower stuff, grooming supplies, coat hooks, etc. You can move the various hooks and baskets around as needed and it all stays very tidy! You screw the board onto the wall, then the various hooks and baskets just clip in however you want them.

                    http://www.homedepot.com/p/t/2026010...1#.UTc2A1e2BqM

                    Ditto on the multiple pairs of scissors. They get lost a lot. I also bought a plastic snow sled for taking hay outside to the paddocks in the snow. Much easier than carrying a bale through a foot of snow!

                    Comment


                    • #30
                      OH!!! Get the old fashioned, metal sprayers for the hoses, too. I've gone through about 10 of the fancier ones, heavy duty and not, and they break within months. Thought "what the heck" and bought a simple old-fashioned one and it's on it's second year
                      It's a small world -- unless you gotta walk home.

                      Comment


                      • #31
                        soaking boot
                        Nothing says "I love you" like a tractor. (Clydejumper)

                        The reports states, “Elizabeth reported that she accidently put down this pony, ........, at the show.”

                        Comment


                        • #32
                          Ditto the scissors -- tied with a length of baling twine in your hay area to keep them from walking away.

                          They can even be crappy, dull, bent scissors -- the tension of the twine means a butter knife could do the job, but let said butter knife go missing and the cursing will begin. Once in a great while I do something smart, and this is one for which I continually thank myself.
                          They're not miniatures, they're concentrates.

                          Born tongue-in-cheek and foot-in-mouth

                          Comment


                          • #33
                            Caribiner snaps to keep things like pails, trash cans, other things attached to the walls. For horse-use, have extra screw in eyes and double ended brass snaps available. I like to have rubber covered chain chest barriers available to cordon off areas from nosey equines.
                            My warmbloods have actually drunk mulled wine in the past. Not today though. A drunk warmblood is a surly warmblood. - WildandWickedWarmbloods

                            Comment


                            • #34
                              Blanket bags

                              WAY more double end snaps than you think you will ever need

                              Horse vacuum cleaner

                              Portable handover the stall edge saddle racks. Useful for more things than saddles

                              Comment

                              Working...
                              X