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Roundup: MW horse lovers beckon spring with dozens of tack sales and swaps

Check out these informational flyers for several of the most popular tack shows.
Check out these informational flyers for several of the most popular tack shows.
Promotional event flyers - provided by host organizations (Fair Use)

35 upcoming tack sales and tack swaps listed.

33 upcoming tack sales and tack swaps listed!
Vintage Horse in Fancy Tack - public domain

Midwestern equestrians are gearing up for the upcoming horse show season, with plenty of tack sales and swaps filling the calendar.

Here’s a huge roster of 35 upcoming tack swaps and tack sales – all across the Upper Midwest.

For easy reference, these events are listed by date. Bookmark this page to refer to it throughout the coming weeks! Find tons of event addresses, host organization contact telephone numbers, and additional horse happenings at Mane Dates: Horsing Around in the Upper Midwest.

The accompanying slideshow (included with this article) features informational flyers for many of the most popular tack shows.

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Saturday, February 1

4-H Tack Swap - Carver County 4-H at Waconia Farm Supply Greenhouse, Waconia, Minnesota.

DCHA Tack Swap and Craft Sale - Dodge County Horsemen’s Association at Juneau Community Center, Juneau, Wisconsin.

Saturday, February 8

4-H Tack Sale - Sherburne County 4-H Horse Project at The Station Bar and Grill, Monticello, Minnesota.

All Breed Horse and Tack Sale - Simon Arena, Cannon Falls, Minnesota.

Club Auction - North Star Gaited Horse Club at Anello’s Torch Lite Restaurant, Shawano, Wisconsin.

Sunday, February 9

Tack Sale - Sky High Riders Saddle Club at Braham Area Community Center, Braham, Minnesota.

Saturday, February 15

4-H Tack Sale - Clark County 4-H at Clark County Extension Office, Marshall, Illinois.

4-H Tack Sale - Le Sueur County Horse Project at Le Center American Legion Hall, Le Center, Minnesota.

Sunday, February 16

4-H Tack Sale - Dunn / Eau Claire County 4-H Youth Horse Project at Veterans Hall, Menomonee, Wisconsin.

4-H Tack Sale - Waukesha County Fairgrounds, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Saturday, February 22

11th Annual Tack Sale - Willow River Riders at St. Croix Central Elementary School, Roberts, Wisconsin.

4-H Tack Sale - Dane / Columbia County 4-H Horse and Pony Projects at University of Wisconsin – Arlington, Arlington, Wisconsin.

4-H Tack Sale - Morrison County 4-H at Little Falls VFW, Little Falls, Minnesota.

4-H Tack Swap - Washington County 4-H at Washington County Fairgrounds, Lake Elmo, Minnesota.

Tack Sale - Rockin Riders at Delano Legion Hall, Delano, Minnesota.

Sunday, February 23

4-H Tack Sale - Rock County 4-H Horse Project at Rock County Fairgrounds, Janesville, Wisconsin.

Sunday, March 2

4-H Tack Swap / Tack Sale - Green County Horse and Pony Project at Barnaby's Monticello House, Monticello, Wisconsin.

LCMP Tack Sale - Lake County Mounted Posse at VFW Hall, Antioch, Illinois.

Saturday, March 8

4-H Tack Sale - Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

Tack Sale - Orchard Rangers Saddle Club at Farmington Middle School, Farmington, Minnesota.

Sunday, March 9

4-H Tack Swap - Marathon County 4-H Horsemasters at John Muir Middle School Gym, Wausau, Wisconsin.

4-H Tack Swap - Marawood County 4H Horse Group at Central Wisconsin Fairgrounds, Marshfield, Wisconsin.

Tack Sale - Orchard Rangers Saddle Club at Farmington Middle School, Farmington, Minnesota.

WAMSTAR Tack Swap - Whitewater Area Mounted Search Team and Rescue at Johnstown Town Hall, Janesville, Wisconsin.

Saturday, March 15

4-H Tack Sale - Paws and Hooves 4-H Club at McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, Illinois.

Tack Sale - Hay Creek Valley Saddle Club at Ellsworth, Wisconsin.

Sunday, March 16

4-H Tack Sale - Iowa County 4-H Horse Project at Iowa County Health and Human Service Building, Dodgeville, Wisconsin.

Saturday, March 22

4-H Tack Sale - Racine County 4-H Horse and Pony Project at Yorkville School, Union Grove, Wisconsin.

4th Annual Tack Swap and Trade Show - High Meadow Equine Center, Maquoketa, Iowa.

Coggins Day / Tack Swap - Oak Meadow Reigns 4-H Club at Columbia County Fairgrounds, Portage, Wisconsin.

Consignment Tack Sale - Circle E Equestrian Stables, Seymour, Wisconsin.

Sunday, March 30

4-H Tack Sale - Washington County Fair Grounds, West Bend, Wisconsin.

Saturday, April 5

4-H Tack Sale - Barron County 4-H and Youth Horse Expo at Barron Area Community Center, Barron, Wisconsin.

Tuesday, April 8

All Breed Horse and Tack Sale = Simon Arena, Cannon Falls, Minnesota.

Friday, April 11 – Sunday, April 13

Midwest Horse Fair / 4-H Tack Sale - Alliant Energy Center, Madison, Wisconsin.

Friday, April 25 - Sunday, April 27

Minnesota Horse Expo / Tack Sale - Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Saturday, May 3

Tack Sale / Open House - Hope Rides, Mayer, Minnesota.

As always, participants and spectators do well to confirm event details before attending. Last-minute changes and cancellations frequently occur.

Is your Midwestern equine breed association, equestrian discipline group, horseback riding club, 4-H group, or other organization hosting a tack sale this year? Feel free to post the key details in a comment on this article.

You can find lots more regional equestrian event listings at Mane Dates: Horsing Around in the Upper Midwest.)

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