2022 Open Farm & Barn Tack Swap

Public event to celebrate the coming warm season! This is a great opportunity to come out, have some fun and bring the whole family!

Tack Sale Farrier Expo

2022 Spring Tack Sale

Saturday April 30, 2022
10:00am to 2:00pm

Painted Bar Stables
4093 Lake Street, Burdett, NY

Things to Do:
Open House
Meet our staff and sign up for lessons, clinics, camps, volunteering and other events!

Tack Swap & Sale
Sell or buy horse related items.

Farrier Expo
Meet new farriers, watch farrier and blacksmithing demonstrations and purchase blacksmith artisan wares.

Things to Eat:
We will have a local food truck selling food!

Things to Drink:
Salt Point Brewing will be vending their beer as well as local wines.

Contact: Erika Eckstrom
[email protected]
texting only: 607-216-8141

Pony Ride Information

Ponies and Horses will be available for pony rides starting at 12:00pm when the Tiny Tot Lessons are finished.

$10 for TWO

Pony Rides are hand led rides, regardless of horse size.
We will have horses available for riders from 25lbs up to 180lbs.

All riders must be age 3 or older.
Parents are not allowed to sidewalk with their child.

Tack Swap & Sale Information

Do you have tack you want to sell at our tack swap and sale? Here's how:

What to bring or buy at the sale:
English Tack
Western Tack
Halters, Leadropes, Lunge Lines
Saddle Pads
Wraps and Boots
Stall and Stable Supplies
Horse Clothing and Accessories

Horses for sale: Bring your horse for sale!
Any horse being brought to the sale must be pre-approved by Painted Bar Stables before arrival.
All horses must present original copies of coggins and rabies (to be transfered to new owner upon sale) `

How Tack Sale Works:

Friday April 29th 2:00pm - 7:30pm - NEW EXPANDED HOURS
SaturdayApril 30th 8:00am - 9:00am
No items will be accepted after 9:00am on Saturday.

When you get here Painted Bar Stables staff will recieve them, log the item in our books, and place it in our arena for sale.
All items will be arranged by item type, not by seller.

Every seller must fill out a seller contract and include an address where we will send a check for your sold items by mail. Price your items REASONABLY so that they actually sell.

Every item should be labeled BEFORE arrival with the following information:
Owner Name, Owner's Phone Number (if you want to negotiate), Sale Price,
Item Name or Description or Corresponding Item Number to Seller Sheet soe we can identify the item at check out.

Every seller must bring or fill out a seller sheet with every item listed on it:
seller contact information, ALL items listed, asking prices.

Sellers Sheet for Download: Word Document
Sellers Sheet for Download: PDF

If you want to allow buyers to negotiate you must provide a lowest acceptable negotiation price on your seller sheet and a contact phone number must be listed on the item. If you agree to a negotiated price please text us at 607-216-8141

Official pick up time: Saturday, April 30th @ 3:00PM-7:00pm

Checks and Items not sold cannot be picked up until Saturday at 3:00pm. You cannot remove items from the sale in the midst of the sale.
This is to reduce theft and confusion and to give our staff time to write checks and prepare.

Checks not picked up in person will be mailed to the address listed on the sellers sheet minus $1.00 to pay for postage.

If you do not pick up your unsold items by Monday May 2nd, they will be donated to charity.

Painted Bar Stables will be deducting a 15% commission on all items sold.
There will be no charge for any unsold items.


Farrier Expo Information

Imagine meeting a variety of farriers at one place and learning more about them, their work and if they are the right fit for you and your horse? That's exactly what we're trying to do at our Farrier Expo!

This event welcomes both seasoned farriers and new farriers to demonstrate their skills at farriery and blacksmithing. 

An opportunity for local farriers and horse owners in the equine community to meet one another and connect.

Shoeing Demonstrations and Practice for Certification Tests:
Horses selected by Jen VanDusen CF will be available for farriers to practice for upcoming certification tests.
Watch farriers construct shoes from scratch and shoe horses.

Artisan Sales:
Farriers aren't just farriers, many of them are metalwork blacksmiths too!
They will have for sale items such as horse-shoe decor, tools, and artisan wares.

Forge Practice:
Watch farriers hone and practice skill set in the forge.


Farriers should coordinate with Painted Bar Stables Resident Farrier, Jen VanDusen CF at [email protected]

Food and meals will be provided to all farriers in attendance. 



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We accept cash, check and credit cards
Gift Certificates are available.

4093 Lake Street (Rte. 79) Burdett, NY 14818
[email protected]