Your Essential Kit Guide – Eventing


Ever thought about trying your hand at eventing?

If you do fancy giving it a go you may find this kit list really useful

Thanks to Amanda Prior from Dorset our guest blogger for supplying us with this essentials list



  • Hat/s – (silks if relevant)with XC hat silk and plain hat silk.
  • Body Protector
  • Air Jacket & saddle attachment
  • Number Bib
  • Hairnet & Scrunchie
  • Whip/s
  • Stock
  • Stock pin
  • Stock shirt
  • Gloves
  • Breeches
  • Showjacket
  • Belt
  • Riding Boots
  • XC Top
  • Waterproofs
  • Change of clothing for wet weather
  • Rescue Remedy
  • Spurs with spur straps
  • Tights ( to give last minute shine to boots)
  • BE rule book
  • Dressage test
  • Food & Drink
  • Purse with extra money in
  • Cross Country Watch if competing at Novice and above
  • Optional medical armband
  • Sun cream
  • Plastic carrier bags
  • Basic first aid kit


  • Waterproof rug incase of rain
  • Cooler rug/ travel rug
  • Travel boots
  • Tail bandage
  • Jerry can of water
  • Bucket & sponge & shampoo
  • Towel
  • Cross country boots – set of four
  • Over reach boots
  • Boot Tape
  • Tendon boots & fetlock boots
  • Bridle/s
  • Saddle/s
  • Girth/s & stud guard
  • Numnah/s & saddle pad/s
  • Various bits for each phase
  • Martingale / breastplate
  • Grooming kit including hoof pick & comb
  • Cooling gels & cooling boots
  • Tack cleaning spray & sponge
  • Shine/ mane/ tail spray
  • Scissors
  • Plaiting thread/bands & needle
  • Stud kit to include pick, spanner, tap & studs
  • Basic first aid kit
  • Horse passport
  • Spare set of shoes
  • Cotton Wool for stud holes
  • Fly spray
  • Hole punch
  • Spare Headcollar
  • Spare bridle pieces
  • Eventing grease

Eventing Medical Armband – available in our store – on Special Offer at Just £4.99

Horse Riders Medical Event Competition Adjustable Arm Band

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