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…

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…