Wednesday Oct 21 2009 comments Horses' Honor By: Auburn Journal photography by Ben Furtado -A +A Buy This Photo Now With a beaming smile Nina Clark unloads donated horse bits and other riding equipment with the help of Gary Schmidt, back, at Echo Valley Ranch Wednesday morning. Gary Schmidt stacks quality English saddles at Echo Valley Ranch which were donated for a Nina Clark's tack sale benefitting Horses' Honor. Nina Clark, left, greets Judy Gillivan of Walnut Creek, who brought a truck load of donated horse tack for Nina's Tack Sale which will benefit her non-profit organization, Horses' Honor. Nina Clark of Horses' Honor grooms Cassandra who she rescued from Mexican rodeo tripping which happened illegally in California. During the so called sport, bets were made to see who could bring the horse down and cause the most damage by lassoing its back legs. Pirate, a one eyed Mare, was a former racing horse and rescued from a slaughter by Nina Clark of Horses' Honor in Auburn. At 24-years-old, Joe is one of Nina's favorite horses she has taken in under her care at Horses' Honor. Excited to see what's in the bags, Nina Clark pulls out horse bits in near new condition which will be sold during her Tack Sale. Nina Clark, right, pictured with Judy Gillivan after arriving from the Bay Area with donated horse tack and other supplies.