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…

Trail practice at the ranch

We have expanded our trail course recently and have been giving horses (and riders!) a break from the arena. Recently we grouped two green horses with four experienced horses and had a “trail day at home” for the two just starting under saddle.

The Tack Trunk: Grand Opening Event on Sept 12, 2021

Come by for apparel, boots, helmets, horsekeeping supplies, and new and used tack! Our grand opening event is Sunday, September 12, 8am to 3pm. We will have sale tables in the front arena in addition to the main store.

Mini-donks get creative with the trailer

Our miniature donkeys don’t trailer all that often, so we make a point to play with the trailer now and then to keep their confidence up. Here are some photos showing what pros they are.

Horsemanship and Emergency Preparedness

Recently, we put our emergency preparedness plan into action as a fire started just a few properties up the road. We got all the animals ready to go. Some go into our trailers and some are clipped to a long line so that one person can lead five horses at a time. Luckily for us,…

SOLD: “Austin” Family trail horse, Paint, Gelding, 15 years, 15.2 hh

“Austin” FAMILY TRAIL HORSE for sale, Paint, Gelding, 15 years old, 15.2 hands, 1100 pounds. Located in Penn Valley CA $9000 We want him to find a family that wants to trail ride and add a wonderful horse to their herd. Contact Erin 530-559-1602 YouTube video of Austin (Riding) YouTube video of Austin teaching a…

Mellow obstacle lesson before it gets too hot

Our Saturday group lesson played with precision obstacles in the shade of the covered arena this morning. We set up a water station where horses and humans could get a drink and a refreshing spray from the hose as needed. We set up puzzles that required thoughtful solutions, rather than a lot of physical exertion….

Much fun in Youth Summer Program

Our Youth Summer Program includes a variety of fun activities, on and off the horses. Here are a few pictures from this week’s camp. We’re halfway through the youth summer program — only three sessions left! Mondays July 12, 19, and 26. Learn more on the Youth Summer Program page. Contact us to reserve your…

The Tack Trunk is open for business

Our new tack store, The Tack Trunk, is open for business! We carry horsekeeping essentials such as fly masks, bell boots, grooming supplies, and blankets. For riders, we have breeches, helmets, paddock boots, and other apparel in youth and adult sizes. And of course, new and used tack! We also have EPI t-shirts in many…

Youth Summer Program 2021

Erin and Lisa are teaming up to provide an awesome horse camp experience this year! There will be a mix of riding and non-riding activities, using both arenas and the entire ranch property, and it’s going to be a lot of fun. This is horse camp, not horse homework, after all. (Of course, our students…

By popular request, T-shirts now available

We have T-shirts! Now available in many colors and sizes, in a Unisex Fit and a Women’s Cut. These T-shirts celebrate your love of horses and your dedication to developing equine partnerships through love, communication, feel, and fairness. Our colorful mosaic horse image and the words “Equine Partners, Inc. Natural Horsemanship” appear on the left…

New! Back Stage Pass Events Added to Our Program

We have added a new feature to our horsemanship program: the Back Stage Pass. This monthly event gives students an opportunity to learn about how we help horses develop the skills they need to be great equine partners. Topics include working with a green horse for the first time, building confidence with the trailer, introducing…