As the owner of Walker’s, I welcome you to our store. My personal goal is to provide quality merchandise at a reasonable price, and insure a high level of customer service to assist with your shopping needs. Me and the other merchandise buyers invest many hours looking for unique and high quality merchandise that our customers will be able to depend on for themselves, their pets and their homes. Stop in and visit us and rediscover the fun of shopping.
After being a customer for 10 years, Diane became a sales associate of Walker’s in 2013. Before moving to the North Country with her husband and son, she lived in Long Island, where she worked in many facets of the equine industry including managing and owning tack shops, owning a boarding facility for 30 horses and working with an Equine Medical Facility. You will find Diane in the Equine Department at Walker’s doing what she loves best; sharing her lifetime of equine experience, which includes showing Western Pleasure, working and retraining OTTB, breeding and caring for 24 horses at her home in Fort Edward. Diane is also a certified Nutrena Feed Specialist, and can answer all of your questions regarding feed for your horse.
Rob has been a member of the Walker’s team since 2010. He lives in Hartford with his wife Linda and enjoys hunting and model trains. For any questions regarding lawn and garden questions, fencing, hardware, clipper repair and sharpening or anything else at Walker’s, Rob is the guy with the answers. He also loves to swap hunting stories, so be sure to have some time to compare big buck stories while you are here!
If you have a question about where something is in the store, Angelica is our go-to girl. In charge of stocking and checking in inventory, she knows where everything is in the store. We rely on her for keeping everything moving from receiving to the store floor. Angelica resides in Fort Ann with her husband and family. She is also an avid gardener who has an extensive flower garden at home, and you can find her outside taking care of our selection of annuals in the spring months.
Kerrigan grew up on her father’s farm in Gansevoort, NY where she learned how to raise animals including horses, cattle and goats. Dogs and cats are also an important part of Kerrigan’s family. She has been a valuable team member of our tack department since 2016. Some of her childhood memories include visiting Walker’s with her dad whenever they needed something for their farm.
Leanna moved from Northern Virginia, where she worked in a small animal veterinarian office as a tech, to Fort Ann, NY in 2016. She has 2 dogs that she adores, and also enjoys fly fishing. If you have any questions regarding pet supplies, pet foods or general needs, she is happy to help you out. Your leashed pets are always welcome at Walker’s and Leanna will be glad to give them a treat!
Karen started working at Walker’s in 1998. After leaving in 2012 to work on a thoroughbred farm, she returned to Walker’s and the customers that she missed in 2016. Karen and her husband raise British White beef cattle and Boer goats in Fort Ann where they share their home with several cats and dogs. If you are looking for advice on raising healthy chickens, goats, or cattle stop in and see Karen.
Beth has been employed at Walker’s since 2015, and resides in Fort Ann with her husband and two sons. Two days each week, Beth works in our accounting office, and three days each week she is on our sales floor. Her ability to be flexible is a valuable asset to Walker’s. She is happy to assist you with your needs, and if she doesn’t know the answer, she will find the correct person to help.
Jane has been an employee at Walker’s since 1997. She was raised on a dairy farm and currently Jane and her husband own Sandy Hill Quarter Horses, where they raise & train Quarter Horses and have beef cattle. She has been riding her whole life and currently compete in American Ranch Horse Association and National Reined Cow Horse Association shows.
She has a degree in Veterinary Technician and has been through several training sessions with Nutrena to be an Equine Feed Specialist.
Beth Cusson, Susan Nassivera and Bev Sanborn staff the accounting office at Walker’s. You may occasionally see them filling in on the sales floor in a pinch. They are happy to assist with any questions you may have regarding payment or billing.