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  • Christmas Gifts

    What gift items would you like to see for sale in a tack shop this holiday season? For kids, trainers, friends, riders.,..etc... We are looking for the ideal stocking stuffers and gifts. Please be specific. Thanks so much for your help.

  • #2
    Gift sized horse treats and nice tall socks always make great stocking stuffers. My favorite xmas gift last year were Under Armour tall socks... not a riding brand but they can't be beat.

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    • #3
      Books and magazines. Our family has a tradition of rolling up and wrapping a magazine to put in each stocking.

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      • #4
        Off the top of my head, here are some things that can make good stocking stuffers...

        Books/DVDs/magazines
        Touch-up clippers (e.g.: Wahl Pocket Pro)
        Grooming tools/combs
        Treats
        Height and weight tape
        Hoof picks
        Vet wrap and duct tape (especially fun colors and prints!)
        Warm gloves
        Bit warmers (BITTENS are my favorite)
        Miracle Groom
        Jewelry
        Stickers
        Double-ended snaps
        Breyers
        Framed pictures of their horse/them riding

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        • #5
          The no knot hair nets
          Horse cookies
          nice saddle soap
          socks
          bridle/saddle tags/nameplate
          lead rope
          shampoo/conditioner
          ear net for jumper

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          • #6
            All great ideas. My biggest recommendation would be to label the section "stocking stuffers". A non-horse person would never think to get a double ended snap as a stocking stuffer without a little guidance!

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            • #7
              Originally posted by GaMare View Post
              All great ideas. My biggest recommendation would be to label the section "stocking stuffers". A non-horse person would never think to get a double ended snap as a stocking stuffer without a little guidance!
              I second this... even an experienced horse person might not think of it! Also might make nice gift basket ideas... you could even place a nice gift basket next to your display with the suggestion!

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              • #8
                Fancy ear nets/fly veils. The USG ones are inexpensive and lovely. I also like the EuroStar ones.
                ~Veronica
                "The Son Dee Times" "Sustained" "Somerset" "Franklin Square"
                http://photobucket.com/albums/y192/vxf111/

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                • #9
                  ear nets
                  some sort of ear plugs/fluffies etc
                  small, stocking sized treat packages
                  fun socks!! both tall boot socks AND warm socks
                  cute grooming totes/equestrian brand/related bags-can't even count the number of times that we've suggested using these for cute last minute gift bags for horsey people
                  I like mares. They remind me of myself: stubborn know-it-alls who only acknowledge you if you have food.
                  Titania: 50% horse, 50% hippo
                  Unforgetable: torn between jumping and nap time, bad speller

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