Iowa Draft Horses and Mules

Iowa Draft Horses and Mules

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The "events" page will list our planned events for the year.  Usually updated in March.  Last minute additions will be posted on the "just-in" page.

The Iowa Draft Horse & Mule Breeders Association will hold it's winter meeting on Sunday, January 11, at the legion hall in Malcom.  Potluck lunch at 12:15 with the meeting to follow.

The South Central Iowa Draft Horse & Mule association with have its next meeting on Sunday January 18 at the community center in Woodburn.  Potluck at 1:00 with the meeting afterwards.



2015 Regular Meeting Dates - Second Tuesday Of The Odd Months

7:00 PM. in winter months, March 10, November 10

8:00 PM. in summer months, May 12, July 14, Sept. 8

 At the Lions Hall in New Virginia.

Second Sunday in January, Iowa Draft Horse and Mule Breeders Meeting.

Third Sunday in January, South Central Iowa Draft Horse and Mule Association Potluck meal.


March 24-27    -Waverly Horse Sale

April 10-12      - Iowa Horse Fair, Des Moines

April 13-14      -Kalona Draft Horse Sale ,  draft horse pull Monday evening at 6:00.

June 14            - Iowa Draft Horse and Mule Breeders Association meeting. 
                In Coon Rapids, contact: Mark Bower 712-830-5928

July 4               - Fourth of July Parades in Osceola, Milo and Carlisle

July 11             - New Virginia Old Settlers Parade at 6:00

July 18             -Farm team show at Red Oak, 1:00, contact Jeff Christensen 712-542-0011

July 15 – 19     Franklin County Fair, Hampton IA, horse pull on the 19th


July 25             - Lucas County Fair Draft Horse Show (contact Mike Beaty, 641-535-2585)


July 31- Aug 2            - Mid Iowa Antique Power Association Show, Marshalltown, (Phyllis McDonald, 641-791-1223)

Aug 1                Farm hitch show with Brabant association at New Virginia,
                            contact Rick LaValley

Aug 14            -Farm hitch classes at Iowa State Fair

Aug 15            -Iowa State Fair draft horse pull.  6:30 in the pavilion.

Aug  16-18      -           Belgian Show at Iowa State Fair

Aug 20-22       - Percheron\Clyde\Shire Show at Iowa State Fair


Sept. 5-6          - Britt Horse Show

Sept 12            -Harvest Party at Carroll , contact  Paul DeShaw
                                                                     cell# 712-830-6248

Sept 19            - South Central IA. Draft Horse & Mule Farm Hitch show at New Virginia at Noon. (clinic from 9:00 to 11:30) (contact Jim Stuart)

Oct ?               - Wagon Train and trail ride (to be announced)

Oct  3              - Plowing demonstration at Living History Farms (Jim Stuart 515-971-1254)


Oct. 6 thru 9th - Waverly Horse Sale

Oct. 10            -Iowa Hand Corn Husking contest, Amana Colonies, Dave Vandenboom 641-919-2042

Oct 19-20        - Kalona fall sale

Oct ?               - Old Iron Club plow day (to be announced)

-          The Ox-Bow club has several trail rides\ wagon trains throughout the year.

  Contact Mark Uhlenhake 641-724-3571 for more information

2015 Officers:                                                                                    

President-           Brad Criswell 641-297-2446  
VP                      Larry Collins  515-491-1506  
Secretary           Jim Stuart        641-449-3541                   


Check out our Web site at

2015 dues of $10 can be mailed to:

Jim Stuart

1121 G76 Hwy

New Virginia, IA 50210

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