Time for spring cleaning in the horse barn?  Or maybe you need to add some equipment. You can accomplish both and help the Oneida County 4-H Horse program at the annual Tack Sale.

This years annual consignment tack sale is Sunday, February 19th from Noon until 2:30 at the Vernon Downs Hotel and marks the 23rd year for the event.  You can sell equipment and buy new or used from individuals and vendors.

If you're thinking cleaning out the barn, download a registration form. Consignments will be taken from 7 a.m. until 11:30 the morning of the sale.  There is a $3 per sheet consignment fee and a 15% commission on items sold.

If you're looking to add some equipmen, there will be a wide selection of new and used tack, equipment and riding apparel.  Vendors will include CR Graphics and Taylor’s Tack and Field

Whether you make some deals or get some deals, you'll be helping the Oneida County 4-H Horse Program in 2 ways.  It's a lesson in entrepreneurship for the youth.  They promote the event, organize the consignments, vendors and potential customers and run things from setup to cleanup.   The money raised from the sale is used for other educational opportunities including; trips, workshops, fairground improvements and educational resources for 4-H members.

Get more information on the 4-H consignment tack sale or call Lisa Farney at 315-736-3394, extension 122 or email lb553@cornell.edu.