Associations, Publications, Services.

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Iowa Draft Horses and Mules

 Breed Associations
American Brabant Association
'The Brabant draft horse is the foundation horse for the American Belgian'

 American Cream Draft Horse Association
'The only breed of draft horse native to the United States'
American Haflinger Registry
'North America's fastest growing horse breed'
American Suffolk Horse Association
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'
 Belgian Draft Horse Corporation of America
'America's Favorite Draft Horse - The Belgian' 

 Clydesdale Breeders of the USA
'The world's most famous 'Gentle Giants'

Percheron Horse Association of America

Mid-Iowa Driving Association
'To promote all breeds of horses, types of driving and to participate in an organized manner in driving events' 

 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'


​Draft Horse Journal  
'The world's foremost heavy horse and mule publication'

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'

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

Small Farmers Journal
'Serving independent family farmers and craftsmanship in agriculture since 1976'

Carriage Service

Circle C Carriages
Jeff & Lori Christiansen
2446 State Hwy 2
Clarinda, Iowa 51632
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
Horse drawn carriage rides for weddings and special occasions.

Smith Family Farms

Carriage Service 

Doug and Dianne Smith

2111 227th St. 

Fairfield, IA 52556



Draft Horse Services in Iowa (partial listing)

Feathershoe Farrier Service
Brad Sleeth


Trimming and Shoeing

DC farrier services

Drake Christe


Hot Shoeing, cold shoeing, handmade shoes, and trimming.

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
Yoder's Shoeing and Trimming
Shoeing and trimming of all size
Samual Yoder
Newton, IA

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

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

Horse Progress Days
'Trade show featuring modern horse drawn equipment.
Horse Pulling
'A comprehensive horse pulling web site that includes information on competition, rules, schedules, events, pulling associations and contacts, etc. nationwide - including Iowa'  

Iowa Horse Pulling


Blue Ribbon Specialties
Quality horse mane and tail decorations for all occasions.  

Jader Bug Photography
Rachel Ritland
Dog & Pet Portraiture and Action Photography