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.



2014 Regular Meeting Dates - Second Tuesday Of The Odd Months

7:00 PM. in winter months, March 11, November 11

8:00 PM. in summer months, May 13, July 8, Sept. 9

 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 25-28      -Waverly Horse Sale

April 4-6              - Iowa Horse Fair, Des Moines

April 14-15         -Kalona Draft Horse Sale ,  draft horse pull Monday evening at 6:00.

June 7              South Central Iowa Draft Horse & Mule Association Hitch show at Noon

                                    Clinic from 9:00 to 11:30 (contact Jim Stuart)

June 8                - Iowa Draft Horse and Mule Breeders Meeting (Contact Doyle Nicholas 515-462-9187)

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

July 12                  - New Virginia Old Settlers Parade at 6:00

July ?                    -oat binding & threshing (to be announced)

July 26              - Lucas County Fair Draft Horse Show (contact Mike Beaty, 641-535-2585)

Aug 8               -Farm hitch classes at Iowa State Fair

Aug 9               -Iowa State Fair draft horse pull.  6:30 in the pavilion.

Aug  10-12      -Belgian Show at Iowa State Fair

Aug 14-17       - Percheron\Clyde\Shire Show at Iowa State Fair

Sept 13               -Harvest Party at Carroll , contact  Paul DeShaw cell# 712-830-6248

Sept 20            - 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  4                          - Plowing contest at Living History Farms (Jim Stuart 515-971-1254)

Sept 30 – Oct 3- Waverly Horse Sale

Oct. 18-19                   -Iowa Hand Corn Husking contest, Amana Colonies, 
                                                Dave Vandenboom 641-919-  2042 
                                          18th is the State contest and 19th is the National contest

Oct 20-21                    - 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

2014 Officers:                                                                                            Directors:

President-                     Wilber Sheets 515-992-3103           Jay Franzen   2013                                                

V.P.                             Larry Collins  515-491-1506                  Russ Dotts    - 2014

Secretary                      Jim Stuart   641-449-3541                     Rick LaValley- 2015


Check out our Web site at

2014 dues of $10 can be mailed to:

Jim Stuart

1121 G76 Hwy

New Virginia, IA 50210

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