In Memory: Nakota, a true mentor and leader

We said goodbye to Nakota today. We are so grateful to our students and their families who have loved Nakota, donated for his retirement care, and shared their Nakota stories with us. Nakota (1998-2022) was a special soul. He was Erin’s personal teacher, especially in the areas of respect and leadership. He was a master…

New trail course obstacles provide enrichment

Our students and horses alike are enjoying the latest updates to our trail course. These updates include logs and rock walls to step over, squeezes to go through, shapes to navigate (including an L and a zigzag), a small but steep hill, stairways built to horse scale, and a narrow gate. With the recent rain,…

Youth Summer Program 2022

Our youth summer program is back! We have limited spaces, so book your slot as soon as possible. July 11, 12, 13, and 14 9am to 11am each day $200 per day or $700 for all four days Students must be at least 5 years old by the first day of camp. Payment is due…

10 Percent off Free Ride Equestrian

Use our special link to shop at Free Ride Equestrian and automatically get 10 percent off! The discount is applied in your shopping cart when you go to check out. (If you don’t see our special code equinepartners next to the Apply Code box at checkout, enter it in the box and click Apply.) Our…

Coat Defense and new halters at The Tack Trunk

We’re stocking fly masks and Coat Defense now, to help your horse weather both this dry spell and the upcoming rain we’re all hoping for. We’ve also made more halters and leads in more colors. The Tack Trunk is located on premises right here at EPI. Coat Defense helps soothe and heal rain rot, sweet…

Shop our handmade collection at Etsy

We’ve opened an Etsy store! For your horse, we make halters, lead ropes, training strings, and rope reins in a variety of colors. We also carry accessories such as clips and replacement poppers. For your dog, check out our handmade rope leashes. We also carry tag clips that make it easy to switch your dog’s…

A chance to ride outside the arena

We’ve had a break in the weather this past week — like chilly Spring days instead of cold Winter days! — and have taken advantage of the opportunity to get outside the arena. Riders are using The Hill to get a longer straight line of trot and canter than they can in the arena. This…

Drop-in dates: Dec. 4 and 18 at The Tack Trunk

Our drop-in dates this month are December 4 and December 18 from 10am to 4pm, rain or shine. No appointment necessary on drop-in dates! We’ll have a wide selection of gear and gifts for horses, dogs, and the people who love them. Gift wrapping is available at no additional charge. If you haven’t already, send…

New Seasonal Items at The Tack Trunk

The weather is turning and we’re stocking up on everything you and your herd need to stay warm and dry. Horse blankets in horse and pony sizes Dog coats from Kurgo Insulated riding breeches and gloves in adult and youth sizes EPI sweatshirts in adult and youth sizes We are continuing to add to our…

Sale! Oct 9 at The Tack Trunk

Get ready for winter with a new or lightly used blanket at a great price! We also carry horsekeeping supplies, boots and apparel, helmets, and gift items for horse lovers. Join us at The Tack Trunk on Saturday, October 9, from 9 AM to 3 PM for great deals on new and used tack, handmade…