Iowa Draft Horses and Mules

Associations, Publications, Services.

 Breed Associations
American Brabant Association
'The Brabant draft horse is the foundation horse for the American Belgian'
832,654.3537
www.theamericanbrabantassociation.net

 American Cream Draft Horse Association
'The only breed of draft horse native to the United States'
802.447.7612
www.acdha.org
 
American Haflinger Registry
'North America's fastest growing horse breed'
330.784.0000
www.haflingerhorse.com
 
American Suffolk Horse Association
979.249.5795
www.suffolkpunch.com
 
American Shire Horse Association
'One of the largest horses in the world, the Shire originated in the 'Shires' of England and is a descendant of the Old English Black Horse whose ancestors were the 'great horses' of medieval times'
888.302.6643

www.shirehorse.org
 
 Belgian Draft Horse Corporation of America
'America's Favorite Draft Horse - The Belgian' 
260.563.3205
www.belgiancorp.com


 Clydesdale Breeders of the USA
'The world's most famous 'Gentle Giants'
815-247-8780
www.clydesusa.com


Percheron Horse Association of America
740.694.3602
www.percheronhorse.org


Publications


​Draft Horse Journal  
'The world's foremost heavy horse and mule publication'
319.352.4046
www.drafthorsejournal.com 


Rural Heritage
'A bimonthly journal in support of small farmers and loggers who use draft horse, mule and ox power. In print since 1976, on line since 1997'
www.ruralheritage.com

Bethany Caskey, Ad Exec. for Rural Heritage also has pictures from the September 2009 New Virginia Draft Horse Fun Show on her web site: http://caskeystudios.com


Small Farmers Journal
'Serving independent family farmers and craftsmanship in agriculture since 1976'
800.876.2893
www.smallfarmersjournal.com




Carriage Service


Circle C Carriages
Jeff & Lori Christiansen
2446 State Hwy 2
Clarinda, Iowa 51632
712-542-2174
800-359-4260
circlecfarms@iowatelecom.net
Weddings, Prom, Corporate Function, Family Gathering, etc...

Iowa Carriage Service
Mark and Karla De Cook
12139 S. 100th Ave. E.
Sully7, Iowa 50251
641-891-4844 or 641-780-1281
Email:  kmdecook@netins.net
Web: www.iowacarriageservice.com
Horse drawn carriage rides for weddings and special occasions.

 

Draft Horse Services in Iowa (partial listing)

Messersmith Draft Horses
Brad Messersmith
2237 Ivanhoe Court
New Hampton, IA
641.394.4001
www.messersmithdrafthorses.com
Trimming, shoeing, training, hauling

Richard Yoder
19888 Jade Ave.
Bloomfield, IA 52537
Voice mail: 641.664.1021
Trimming, shoeing and training
 
Leroy and Dorothy Mullett
504 South Hunbert St.
Milton, IA 52570
515.360.8519 - leave message
rslavalley1@hotmail.com
Harness
  
Yoder's Shoeing and Trimming
Shoeing and trimming of all size
Samual Yoder
Newton, IA
614.521.9240 

 
Drafts For Sale L.L.C.
'Your Premier Draft Horse Classified' 
www.draftsforsale.com 

Historic Brown Farm
Central City, IA
Located 1.5 miles east of Central City, Iowa, this historic farm is the legacy of Lloyd Brown, a lifelong collector of antiques and farm machinery.His final wish was that his 84 acre farmstead and vast collection become the property of the Central City Historical Society.The Historical Society has preserved and built on Lloyd’s legacy.Each year the Historic Brown Farm hosts a Pioneer Day to give children of all ages the chance to participate in our rich eastern Iowa heritage  .www.brownfarmiowa.com


Horse Progress Days
'Trade show featuring modern horse drawn equipment.
www.horseprogressdays.com
 
Mid-Iowa Driving Association
'To promote all breeds of horses, types of driving and to participate in an organized manner in driving events'
www.midiowadriving.org 

 Iowa Donkey and Mule Society
'The Iowa Donkey and Mule Society (IDMS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to having fun while promoting Mules and Donkeys'
www.idms.ws
 
 
Jader Bug Photography
Rachel Ritland
Dog & Pet Portraiture and Action Photography
515-570-4285
rachel.ritland@gmail.com
http://jaderbugphotography.wix.com/pics



Horse Pulling
'A comprehensive horse pulling web site that includes information on competition, rules, schedules, events, pulling associations and contacts, etc. nationwide - including Iowa' 
www.horsepull.com  

Iowa Horse Pulling
www.midwesthorsepulling.com


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