Trail Riding Packing Checklist

We will assume that weve already taken care of the regular maintenance for the truck and trailer before we get this far.  Make copies of the checklist and ad your own items in the blank spaces to customize for your type of riding.

Truck
Keep important paperwork in the truck so you can get your hands on it quickly and it stays clean and neat.

❒ Animal Health Records
❒ Cell Phone
❒ Destination Phone #
❒ Extra keys
❒ Maps/directions
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People
Items you bring for yourself depends on the length of time you will be gone, the weather and the kind of riding you do.

❒ Chaps
❒ Clothes
❒ Fanny Pack
❒ Helmet
❒ ID tags
❒ Medical Alert Tags
❒ Rain Gear
❒ Reflective Clothing
❒ Sunscreen
❒ TP
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Tack
Everyone has their own preference in tack. Just remember extras in case things get broken or lost.

❒ Bells
❒ Bridles
❒ Easy Boot
❒ Extra Leads
❒ Extra Halters
❒ Extra Reins
❒ ID tags
❒ Red Tail Ribbon for kickers
❒ Saddle Bags
❒ Saddle Pads
❒ Saddles
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Trailer
Most everything you take will have to be packed in the trailer. Learn to pack tightly and conservatively. Some things can be left in the trailer for the next trip.

❒ Duct Tape
❒ Emergency Kit
❒ Feed
❒ First Aid Kit
❒ Flashlight
❒ Fly Spray
❒ Grooming Tools
❒ Hoof Pick
❒ Mule Blankets/sheets
❒ Picket Line
❒ Sponges
❒ Tack
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Dogs
Make sure your dogs camping trip is as much fun as yours. But make sure hes not a nuisance to other campers.

❒ Crate/tie out chain
❒ Food
❒ Toys
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Camping Equipment
The kind of equipment is determined by the type of camping you will be doing - overnight in an organized trail ride or packing in the wilderness. It also depends your having trailers or campers with living quarters in which you keep much of the equipment you need. The most important item is your trash bags.

❒ Food
❒ Trash Bags
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