Tack Swap & Vendor Info


If you have an equine related business or craft, consider participating as a vendor at the Dakota Showdown Horse Trainer Challenge Finale on Sunday, August 13th, 2023. The Trainers Challenge finals begin at 9:00 a.m. with the most popular class, Freestyle. Drawings for the ticket raffle will take place immediately following the Freestyles, and then winners will be announced during the Awards ceremony. 

Vendors will receive a 10'x10' space for a free will donation and must provide all display equipment including tables and chairs. Additional space can be reserved at $20 for each 10x10 space. Vendors are welcome to setup on Saturday, August 12. 

Gentle Spirit Tack Booth / got extra tack?

Got extra tack, but don't want to be a vendor? Want to support the horses of Gentle Spirit Horses Rescue? We are gladly and gratefully accepting donated items (anything horse related) to add to the Gentle Spirit Track Booth. 

DONATIONS of saddles, tack or other horse related items are greatly appreciated.  We ask that you please clean and condition all saddles and leather items, and clean and fold all horse blankets, other horse clothing, and tack (mark sizes if possible). Riding apparel should be clean and on hangers with sizes marked on them if possible. Boots should also be polished and sized. Barn and grooming supplies need  to be clean and in serviceable condition. 

Donated items can be delivered to our Scotland, SD location anytime prior to August 11, 2023, or to the Dakota Showdown finale location in Mitchell between noon and 4 p.m. on August 11 & 12,  2023.  We will do our best to accommodate drop off locations in other places, just note it on the form.

Deadline to book Vendor space is Friday, August 11, 2023. Reserve your space by completing this short on-line form: