Rural Heritage Calendar of Events

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Draft Horse, Mule and Oxen Calendar of Events

 

~ 2015 ~
May 1 - May 2
Wild Rose Draft Horse Sale, Olds, Alberta, CA: Barb Stephenson, 403-933-5764, dbsteph@telusplanet.net, www.wrdha.com

May 2 - May 2
Red Bricks and Roses Carriage Parade, Oxford, OH: 513-523-8687, parksideac@aol.com, www.enjoyoxford.org

May 2 - May 2
Yoder Bros. Large Horse and Carriage Auction, Mt Pleasant, MI: LeRoy and Willis Yoder, 989-386-9082.

May 2 - May 2
Northern Minnesota Draft Horse Assn Spring Field Day, Lindstrom, MN: Barb Schloemer, 320-293-8279, barb@nmdha.com , www.nmdha.com

May 3 - May 4
Beekeeping, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

May 5 - May 9
Yoder Beginners horsemanship School, Walnut Creek, OH: Alvin Yoder, 330-893-2562, www.ruralheritage/horsemanship/

May 5 - May 10
Timber Framing and Raising, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

May 8 - May 9
Western Horse & Mule Days, Rexford, MT: Atlee Yoder, 406-889-5638.

May 10 - May 10
Timber Frame Raising Day, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

May 16 - May 17
Blacksmithing I, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

May 17 - May 23
Doc Hammill Driving and Working Horses in Harness Workshop, Eureka, MT: Doc Hammill, phone:
406-250-8252, email: workshops@dochammill.com, http://dochammill.com/?page_id=1245

May 17 - May 17
New York State Draft Horse Club Plowing Demonstration, Groton, NY: Gordon Howard, 315-436-5982, ghoward1951@yahoo.com, ny-state-draft-horse-club.org

May 19 - May 24
Bishop Mule Days, Bishop, CA: 760-872-4263, Info@MuleDays.org, www.muledays.org

May 20 - May 22
Beginner's Driving Class, Advance Equine Training, Dalton, OH: Ferman Wengerd, VM 330-988-3596

May 23 - May 23
Virginia Percheron Association Field Day, Weyers Cave, VA: Gary, 540-290-0801.


May 29 - May 30
Georgia Draft Horse Assoc. Show, McDonald, TN: Brittany Edgerton, downsouthcarriage@gmail.com, www.gadrafthorse.org


May 31 - June 6
Doc Hammill Driving and Working Horses in Harness Workshop, Eureka, MT: Doc Hammill, phone:
(406)-250-8252, email: workshops@dochammill.com, http://dochammill.com/?page_id=1245

June 1 - June 5
Farming with Oxen & Horses, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

June 3 - June 4
Blacksmithing I, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

June 5 - June 6
Blacksmithing II, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

June 6 - June 6
Keeping a Home Dairy, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

June 6 - June 6
Bluegrass Draft Horse & Mule Championships, Bowling Green, KY: Jojo, 270-274-5050 jojo.communityequine@gmail.com, www.horsepullresults.com

June 9 - June 12
Yoder's Beginner Horsemanship School, Alvin Yoder, Millersburg, OH: VM 330-893-2562.

June 11 - June 13
Mid-Ohio Summer Draft Horse & Carriage Sale, Mt Hope, OH: Thurman Mullet, 330-674-6188, www.mthopeauction.com


June 12 - June 14
Oxen Training Workshop, Blue Ridge Institute & Museum, Ferrum College, Ferrum, VA: 540-365-4412, ,bri@ferrum.edu , www.blueridgeinstitute.org   

June 13 - June 14
Heritage Days Draft Horse, Mule & Haflinger Show, Martinsville, IL: Bill Crouch, 217-276-4036, bjbelgians@joink.com, www.martinsvilleheritagedays.com

June 18 - June 19
Parent and Teen Blacksmithing, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

June 19 - June 19
Topeka Carriage and Auction, Topeka, IN: 260-593-2522, marketing@auctions-usa.com, www.auctions-usa.com

June 21 - June 21
World of the Scythe, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

June 22 - June 26
Oxen Basics, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

June 26 - June 28
Midwest Ox Drovers Association Annual Gathering, Scotts, MI: Rob Collins, 800-498-2700, rcollins@cpschools.org, www.midwestoxdrovers.com

June 26 - July 1
38th Annual John Henry Shaddox Wagon Train, Harrison, AR: Dottie Rubio, 870-577-0178, info@harrisonroundupclub.com, www.harrisonroundupclub.com

June 27 - June 27
Topeka Driving Horse Auction, Topeka, IN: 260-593-2522, marketing@auctions-usa.com, www.auctions-usa.com

June 28 - June 28
Northern Minnesota Draft Horse Assn Summer Picnic, Ogilivie, MN: Barb Schloemer, 320-293-8279, barb@nmdha.com , www.nmdha.com

June 28 - June 28
Northern Ohio Draft Pony Association Hitch Show and Tack Sale, Wooster, OH: www.nodpa.org

July 2 - July 4
HPD Exploratory Class, Advance Equine Training, Oden, IN: Ferman Wengerd, VM 330-988-3596

July 3 - July 4
Horse Progress Days, Daviess County, IN: Dale Stoltzfus, 717-940-4412, logcab7@ptd.net, www.horseprogressdays.com/

July 7 - July 10
Yoder's Beginner Horsemanship School, Alvin Yoder, Millersburg, OH: VM 330-893-2562.

July 9 - July 10
Parent and Teen Blacksmithing, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

July 10 - July 11
Cattle Grazing Genetic School, LaGrange, IN: Vernon (Shorty) Hochstetler, 260-463-8613.

July 11 - July 12
Murray County Classic Draft Horse Show, Slayton, MN: Joe Biren, 507-227-7845. jr_biren@yahoo.com, www.mcdrafthorseshow.com

July 11 - July 12
Blacksmithing I, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

July 12 - July 18
Doc Hammill Driving and Working Horses in Harness Workshop, Eureka, MT: Doc Hammill, phone:
406-250-8252, email: workshops@dochammill.com, http://dochammill.com/?page_id=1245

July 17 - July 18
Small Grain Harvesting & Processing, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

July 18 - July 19
Brown Farm Pioneer Days, Central City, IA: Joann Carnahan, 319-540-5536,www.facebook.com/brownfarmpioneerdays

July 23 - July 26
Olmstead County Fair Draft Horse Show, Rochester, MN: Terry Leary, 507-367-2455, www.olmstedcountyfair.com

July 23 - July 26
Forage Clinic, Heavy Horse Equipment, Indiahoma, OK: Dris Abraham, 765-479-0367, dris@heavyhorseequipment.com, www.heavyhorseequipment.com

July 25 - July 26
Scott County Fair Draft Horse Show, Jordan, MN: Dick Ames, 952-492-6191, amespercherons@visi.com , scottcountyfair.com/forms/draft-horse

July 25 - July 25
Draft Horse, Carriage, Equipment and Farm Machinery Auction, Marie & Dick Brown, Hudson, IA: Dave White 319-240-5993, davwhite@butler-bremer.com , www.davewhiteauction.com

July 27 - July 31
Conservation Agriculture with Oxen, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

July 27 - July 30
Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Conference (SSAWG), Lexigton, KY:, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

August 1 - August 1
Advanced Organic Gardening & Seed Saving, International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

August 2 - August 2
New York State Draft Horse Club Wheat Harvest, King's Ferry, NY: Gordon Howard, 315-436-5982, ghoward1951@yahoo.com, ny-state-draft-horse-club.org

August 3 - August 3
Kalona Special Work Horse and Driving Horse Sale, Kalona, IA, Devin Mullet, 319-936-0675, ksbauc@kalonasalesbarn.com, www.kalonasalesbarn.com

August 6 - August 9
Wisconsin State Fair Clydesdale Show, West Allis, WI: :414-266-7051, www.wistatefair.com

August 7 - August 8
Yoder's Beginner Horsemanship School, Alvin Yoder, Millersburg, OH: VM 330-893-2562.

August 9 - August 15
Doc Hammill Driving and Working Horses in Harness Workshop, Eureka, MT: Doc Hammill, phone:
406-250-8252, email: workshops@dochammill.com, http://dochammill.com/?page_id=1245

August 13 - August 15
Wisconsin State Fair Belgian and Percheron Show, West Allis, WI: 414-266-7051, www.wistatefair.com

August 14 - August 15
Blacksmithing I, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

August 15 - August 16
Summer Rendezvous at Forest City Stockade, Litchfield, MN: Bob and Betty Hermann, 320-693-6782, dave@forestcitystockade.org, www.forestcitystockade.org/rendezvous.html

August 16 - August 18
Iowa State Fair Belgian and Shire Horse Shows, Des Moines, IA: 515-262-3111, www.iowastatefair.org

August 16 - August 18
National Clydesdale Show, Indianapolis, IN: 815-247-8780, secretary@clydesusa.com, www.clydesusa.com

August 18 - August 22
Small Scale Hay Making, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

August 19 - August 21
Beginner's Driving Class, Advance Equine Training, Dalton, OH: Ferman Wengerd, VM 330-988-3596

August 20 - August 23
Iowa State Fair Clydesdale & Percheron Horse Shows, Des Moines, IA: 515-262-3111, www.iowastatefair.org

August 21 - August 21
Indiana State Fair Belgian Futurity Show, Indianapolis, IN: 317-927-7500,www.in.gov/statefair/fair/

August 22 - August 22
Topeka Driving Horse Auction, Topeka, IN: 260-593-2522, marketing@auctions-usa.com, www.auctions-usa.com

August 22 - August 22
Ohio Horse Plowing Contest, Dayton, OH: Galen Neal, 937-763-0636, lg-neal@computers-plus.net

August 24 - August 28
Oxen Basics, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

August 28 - August 31
Minnesota State Fair Draft Horse Shows, St Paul, MN: 651- 288-4417, competition@mnstatefair.org, www.mnstatefair.org

August 28 - August 31
Minnesota State Fair Draft Horse Shows, St Paul, MN: 651- 288-4400 www.mnstatefair.org

September 3 - September 6
Draft Horse Workshop, Heavy Horse Equipment, Indiahoma, OK: Dris Abraham, 765-479-0367, dris@heavyhorseequipment.com, www.heavyhorseequipment.com

September 4 - September 6
Britt Draft Horse Show, Britt, IA: 641-843-4181, city@brittiowa.com, www.brittiowa.com/draft

September 5 - September 5
11th Annual US Plowing Contest, Wilmore, KY: 865-213-2784, mary.bilderback@asbury.edu

September 6 - September 12
Doc Hammill Driving and Working Horses in Harness Workshop, Eureka, MT: Doc Hammill, phone:
406-250-8252, email: workshops@dochammill.com, http://dochammill.com/?page_id=1245

September 7 - September 7
29th Annual Draft Horse & Mule Show & Pull, Ider, AL: 256-657-4184

September 10 - September 11
Blacksmithing I, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

September 11 - September 15
Hells Canyon Mule Days, Enterprise, OR: 541-426-3271, president@hellscanyonmuledays.com, www.hellscanyonmuledays.com


September 12 -September 13
Blacksmithing II, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

September 16 - September 20
Central Wisconsin Draft Horse Sale, Neillsville, WI: 715-238-8088, RRhorsesale@gmail.com, www.centralwihorsesale.net

September 18 - September 20
Clark County Mule Festival, Kahoka, MO: Debbie Logsdon, 660-727-2490, dlldsl@hotmail.com, www.clarkcountymulefestival.com

September 18 - October 4
Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA: 413-205-5016, ckeller@TheBigE.com, www.thebige.com

September 20 - September 20
Community Harvest Festival, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

September 23 - September 25
Fall Plowing Clinic, Advance Equine Training, Dalton, OH: Ferman Wengerd, VM 330-988-3596

September 24 - September 27
Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair, , Grass Valley, CA: Show, Grass Valley, CA: 530-273-6217, dhc@NevadaCountyFair.com, www.nevadacountyfair.com/dhc/

September 24 - September 27
Draft Animal-Power Field Days, Cummington, MA: 802-763-0771, dapnetinfo@gmail.com, www.draftanimalpower.org

September 26 - September 27
Draft Horse Special Clinic, Heavy Horse Equipment, LaPorte, IN: Dris Abraham, 765-479-0367, dris@heavyhorseequipment.com, www.heavyhorseequipment.com

September 27 - October 3
Doc Hammill Driving and Working Horses in Harness Workshop, Eureka, MT: Doc Hammill, phone:
406-250-8252, email: workshops@dochammill.com, http://dochammill.com/?page_id=1245

September 28 - October 3
2015 World Clydesdale Show, Loudon, Ontario, Canada: Steve Gregg, 519-353-5217, greggsclydesdales@gmail.com, 2015worldclydesdaleshow.com

October 1 - October 2
New York State Draft Horse Club Sale, Cortland, NY: David Johnson, 315-662-3440, ghoward1951@yahoo.com, ny-state-draft-horse-club.org

October 2 - October 3
Colorado Draft Horse and Equipment Auction, Brighton, CO: Harley D Troyer, 970-785-6282, troyerauctioneers@msn.com, www.troyerauctions.com

October 2 - October 3
Kingman Draft Horse and Mule Sale, Kingman, KS: Rodney Burgkamp, 620-538-2333.

October 6 - October 9
Waverly Midwest Horse Sale, Waverly, IA: Ron Dean, 319-352-2804, waverlysalescompany@kca.net, www.waverlysales.com

October 5 - October 10
Mid-Ohio Fall Draft Horse & Carriage Sale, Mt Hope, OH: Thurman Mullet, 330-674-6188, www.mthopeauction.com


October 8 - October 10
Ox Training Clinic, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

October 9 - October 10
Georgia Draft Horse Assoc. Show, Perry, GA: Carla Beckom, 770-358-2678, www.gadrafthorse.org


October 12 - October 12
Annual Nordell Farm Tour, 3410 Rte 184, Trout Run, PA 17771. Inquire by mail no later than Sept 15.


October 15 - October 18
Michigan Great Lakes International Draft Horse Show, East Lansing, MI: Diane Moody, 517-204-6730, dmoodymgli@hotmail.com, www.mgli.org


October 15 - October 18
Advanced Workshop, Heavy Horse Equipment, Indiahoma, OK: Dris Abraham, 765-479-0367, dris@heavyhorseequipment.com, www.heavyhorseequipment.com

October 16 - October 17
Blacksmithing I, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

October 19 - October 20
Kalona Work Horse & Carriage Sale, Kalona, IA, Devin Mullet, 319-936-0675, ksbauc@kalonasalesbarn.com, www.kalonasalesbarn.com

October 23 - October 23
Buckeye Draft Horse Sale, Dover, OH: Mose Yoder, 330-275-7712, moseay@yahoo.com, www.freewebs.com/buckeyedrafthorsesale/

October 24 - October 24
Topeka Driving Horse Auction, Topeka, IN: 260-593-2522, marketing@auctions-usa.com, www.auctions-usa.com

October 27 - October 30
Topeka Draft Horse and Carriage Auction, Topeka, IN: 260-593-2522, marketing@auctions-usa.com, www.auctions-usa.com

November 6 - November 7
Blacksmithing I, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

November 6 - November 7
Livestock Conservancy National Conference, Santa Rosa, CA: 919-542-5704, www.livestockconservancy.org

November 12 - November 15
Equine Affaire, West Springfield, MA 740-845-0085, info@equineaffaire.com, www.equineaffaire.com


November 14 - November 15
North American International Livestock Exposition Draft Horse & Mule Shows, Louisville, KY: 502-595-3166, kfecnaile@ksfb.ky.gov, www.livestockexpo.org


November 27 - November 28
Dixie Draft Horse & Mule Sale, Troutman, NC: Dean Beachy, (330) 893-3541, www.dixiehorseauction.com

December 3 - December 4
Blacksmithing I, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

December 5 - December 6
Blacksmithing II, Tillers International, Scotts, MI: Dick Roosenberg, 800-498-2700, tillers@tillersinternational.org, www.tillersinternational.org

December 5 - December 5
20th Annual Pioneer Christmas at Forest City Stockade, Litchfield, MN: Bob and Betty Hermann, 320-693-6782, dave@forestcitystockade.org, www.forestcitystockade.org/rendezvous.html

 

~ 2016 ~

January 19 - January 20
Pennsylvania Draft Horse Sale, Harrisburg, PA: Dale Stolzfus, 717-940-4412, logcab7@ptd.net, www.thepadrafthorsesale.com

July 1 - July 2
Horse Progress Days, Daviess County, IN: Dale Stoltzfus, 717-940-4412, logcab7@ptd.net, www.horseprogressdays.com/


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