Wednesday Oct 21 2009 comments Horses' Honor By: Auburn Journal photography by Ben Furtado -A +A Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalWith 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. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalGary Schmidt stacks quality English saddles at Echo Valley Ranch which were donated for a Nina Clark's tack sale benefitting Horses' Honor. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalNina 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. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalNina 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. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalPirate, a one eyed Mare, was a former racing horse and rescued from a slaughter by Nina Clark of Horses' Honor in Auburn. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalAt 24-years-old, Joe is one of Nina's favorite horses she has taken in under her care at Horses' Honor. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalExcited 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. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalNina Clark, right, pictured with Judy Gillivan after arriving from the Bay Area with donated horse tack and other supplies.