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Expo Tack Sale

The tack sale is held annually at Minnesota's Horse Expo in St. Paul at the state fairgrounds. Workers of the sale are Minnesota 4-H Horse project members and volunteers. This is a major fund raising event for the Minnesota 4-H Horse project.


The public is invited to consign items. Consignors establish and price their items, using special tags provided, when items are brought to the sale. If you have 50 or more items, you may get tags from Curt Baumgart prior to the sale.

A 20 percent commission fee is charged on all items sold at the tack sale, 5 percent of that is used to pay Minnesota Horse Expo for rental space. The remainder of the commission supports Minnesota 4-H Horse Project activities and events. Please consider checking out your tack at home and bring it to the sale or visit the sale and find the tack you need.


The 2015 tack and clothing consignment sale was successful as always! Thanks to the more than 300 consignors who participated! There were over 10,000 items sold.


This sale is growing every year, and we need more volunteers to help. We have fun working the sale; think about joining us. If you would like to help with this event fill out the volunteer form (PDF) and email it to Jill Olson, tack sale volunteer coordinator at or print and mail to the address listed on the form.

The proceeds from this sale go to the Minnesota 4-H Horse project to help pay for the State 4-H Horse Show.

2016 Flyer (PDF) (Posted Aug 3, 2015)

Volunteer jobs (PDF) (Posted Aug. 3, 2015)

Volunteer form (PDF) (Posted Aug. 3, 2015)

For more information

Curt Baumgart 320-355-2142 or Al Vandenberghe 218-764-3351

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