The Marketplace at Equine Affaire-Quality Consignments for Horse & Rider
Do you have used tack, riding apparel, or horse equipment that you no longer use and would like to turn into cash? Are you seeking used tack or equipment because you have a new horse . . . or you’re riding your horse in a new discipline? Are you a first-time horse owner who needs to outfit your horse . . . or yourself ? Have you or your kids outgrown your show clothes … and do you need to invest in new riding apparel for the upcoming show season?
Make plans now to both buy and sell what you need from April 12 – 15 at the Marketplace at Equine Affaire a store within the event featuring quality consignments for both horse and rider! At the Marketplace you’ll have a unique opportunity to market your unwanted items for up to four days to the tens of thousands of avid horsemen who attend Equine Affaire . . . as well as browse through a vast array of consigned items and discover bargains on the things you need to get ready for the upcoming riding season. Where else can you find more potential buyers for your unwanted equine and equestrian items while also enjoying the ultimate horse-related educational program and equestrian shopping experience than Equine Affaire the largest “horse fest” in North America?
The Marketplace at Equine Affaire will be featured in the northwest corner of the Voinovich Livestock & Trade Center, with easy access for drop off and pick up. Merchandise will be presented for sale in a spacious and traditional retail setting that horse enthusiasts will appreciate. Take a break from advertising your items online and let the staff at the Marketplace display and sell your tack, apparel, and other horse-related items to customers who will be able to see your items first hand and make their purchases on site. Equine Affaire’s staff will take care of selling your consignments while you enjoy Equine Affaire’s fantastic program of clinics, seminars, and demos and then pay you in cash for sales made at the event! With cash in hand, you’ll have additional spending power to shop for used items at the Marketplace and new merchandise at Equine Affaire’s phenomenal trade show. Best of all, the consignment fees at the Marketplace will be lower than those at other consignment venues in the region!
CONSIGNING WILL BE EASY . . .
You may register to consign items at the Marketplace either in advance or at Equine Affaire. If you complete the consignment forms and register in advance, you’ll save $5 on the registration fee, and the consignment process will be expedited when you arrive at event . . . giving event attendees more time to see and purchase your items and giving you more time to enjoy Equine Affaire! Consignment forms are available below or by calling Equine Affaire; the deadline for advance registration is March 31st.
Each consignor will pay a non-refundable consignment registration fee in order to open a consignment account and receive a consignment number. The registration fee will be $5, if you pre-register before the event, and $10, if you register at the event. The registration fee must be paid in cash at the time of consignment. The Marketplace will retain a consignment fee in the amount of 35% of the purchase price of each item sold at a price of $200 or less, 30% of the purchase price of each item sold at a price of $201 – $499, and 25% of the purchase price of each item sold at a price of $500 or more. The consignment fee will be based on the selling price before taxes and will be deducted from the total amount paid to you. (The Marketplace will collect all required sales taxes on behalf of consignors and forward this tax revenue to the state.) You must be at least 18 years old to consign items, and the minimum price of any consigned item will be $15.
2018 consignment materials and forms will be available in late January.
SHOPPING FOR QUALITY CONSIGNED ITEMS WILL BE EASY . . .
The Marketplace at Equine Affaire will be open for sales on Thursday, April 12, from 11:00am-7:00pm, on Friday and Saturday, April 13 – 14, from 9:00am – 7:00pm, and on Sunday, April 15, from 9:00am – 3:00pm. Merchandise will be organized and displayed to make finding the items you are seeking easy and purchases may be made in cash or by credit card (Visa, MC, Discover). All sales will be final; no returns will be permitted; no checks.
Pre-registration forms may be submitted via email, or fax to (740) 845-2879 or mail to 2720 State Route 56 SW, London, OH 43140 by March 31st.
All consigned items that are not sold or picked up by their consignors at the 2018 Marketplace will be donated to Lost Acres Horse Rescue & Rehabilitation in Chillicothe, Ohio.
For more information about the Marketplace at Equine Affaire, please contact: