Horseback Riding Gear For Beginners

They say the cheapest part of buying a horse is the horse- and they’re right! Even if you have a generous budget for your new gear, it’s important to find quality equipment for the best price.


Halter and Leads  – For the Horse

This should be your first purchase. Most horses will be sold with a halter and lead, and some states even make this a legal requirement. However, most owners will ...

Grooming Kit – For the Horse

Although you will likely gather a grooming kit over several years featuring your favorite items, it’s ideal to find a starter kit to meet all your needs.

When getting started, many riders are unsure about saddle fit or have a horse with a body likely to change as it develops and changes in conditioning.

Saddle Pads – For the Horse

Bit – For the Horse

Bits are a very personal choice, and horses are frequently sold with a specific bit of recommendation. However, we found two reputable and quality brands at different price ...

There is great variation among riding attire, especially when factoring in specific disciplines. Check out our top picks in each category for ...

Cowboy Boots

Cowboy boots are a riding staple if you aren’t riding an English discipline. These are our top picks in western horseback riding boots.

The cost of feeding your horse varies greatly based on your location. A bale of hay can cost anywhere between $5-$10 per square bale. Should you choose to grain feed, there can be an added expense. Similarly, depending on your horse’s nutritional needs, they may or may not require a supplement.


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