Tack Sale   Leave a comment

Our neighbors, the Hinds stables, held a used tack sale today.  Sarah spent a couple of days selecting and cleaning up a bunch of our excess saddles, bridles, bits, and so on, to take.  I went over there this morning to check it out.

They had a good turnout.  Horse people tend to accumulate tack, and welcome a chance to thin it out.  Or acquire more, depending.

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They held it at the old Sheriff’s Posse quonset hut, which is a beautiful spot for an event of this type.

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I looked long and hard at a couple of items, such as this Australian saddle, but managed to avoid temptation.

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Sarah had set up in the shade of an old cottonwood tree, and did quite well.  She had a lot of stuff — seventy years accumulation.

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Usually, there’s not a lot of stuff actually sold at an event of this type, but everyone has a good time visiting and gossiping anyway.  And it was a beautiful day; not to warm, not too cold.  Not a bad way to spend a spring morning!


Posted March 28, 2015 by stablewoman in Around the Ranch, Events

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