Tack & Equipment

Travel Packing List on Horse

Our packing list for horseback riding along Australian stock routes

Clothing (3 sets is plenty!)

  • Horse riding helmet with brim
  • Comfortable riding pants (jeggings)
  • Pair of shorts
  • Singlet or long sleeve under-layer
  • Long-sleeve shirt w/collar (cotton)
  • Bandana
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves (nitrile dipped)
  • Socks & underwear
  • Rain poncho or rain jacket (vinyl/silicon or oilskin)
  • Rain chaps
  • Belt (also hobbles)
  • A big warm jumper (fleece double layer with hood – for around camp when <10’C)
  • A puffer vest (for when riding/walking)
  • Sturdy shoes with a heel (Dr Martens)
  • Quick-dry towel (chamois or microfibre)
  • Sandals (for showers)
  • Knee guard
Azadi Far Ride Clothing Packing List


  • Electric fence kit (polybraid, fibreglass tent poles, Sureguard S2, metal stake) and high-line (1000lb paracord, swivel panic snap)
  • Collapsible bucket (5L)
  • Camping Hammock, bug net and fly or pop-up tent (enhanced bed net system)
  • Quilt (when <10’C)
  • Hexi Stove w/tablets
  • Lighter and matches
  • Candle
  • Cooking and eating utensils (pot, spoon, cup, water bottle, dish cloth)
  • Saddlebags (pommel and cantle – keep the weight balanced)
  • Holmbros Carbon fibre Saddle
  • Fly mask
  • Breastplate
  • String girth
  • Brush
  • Hoof knife
  • Costin Horseshoes
  • Halter & lead rope
  • 4-way folded saddle pad and Cavallo Inc. saddle pad (make good sleeping mats also)
  • Water filter (Lifestraw)
  • Backpack with 2L bladder
  • Waist holster bag
  • Food & Snacks (Me:chai tea, quick oats, chia seeds, LL milk, maple or date syrup, dals, soups, “instant rice”, tuna, trout, mixed beans, olives, pickled veges, flat bread, dried fruit, cheese, salami, muesli bars, crackers, lollies, salt, spice mix. Horses: Alfalfa Plus or EasiSport, Revitalyte, minerals, oil and carrots)
  • Fixed blade knife
  • Multi-tool
  • Ratchet screwdriver
  • Cable saw
  • Headlamp (Ledlenser MH4 or MH5)
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Bug balm (coconut oil with catnip)
  • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, castile soap (also used for clothes and dishes), hair brush, hair tie, wet wipes, nail clippers, medication)
  • First Aid Kit (irrigation syringe, large drenching syringe, sudocream, DMSO, rapigel or tigerbalm, iodine, peroxide, ibuprofen, aspirin, panadol, buscopan, antihistamine, tweezers, cohesive bandage, non-adherent pads, steri-strips, bandaids, gel blister bandaids, anti-itch wipes, alcohol wipes, thermometer)
  • 2x Mylar blankets
  • Repair kit (sewing, tape, zip ties, superglue, screws, polyester cast wrap)
Saddle packed
Saddle unpacked
Repair Kit for Travel Packing List

Other items

  • Camera and/or phone
  • Powerpack & accessories
  • Cash
  • ID
  • Credit card
  • Plastic garbage bags
  • Drawing or reading book
  • Permits
  • Contact information for family/friends
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Travel Packing List on Horse
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