2012 Fall Classic All-Breed Draft Horse Sale
2012 FALL CLASSIC ALL-BREED DRAFT HORSE SALE
OCTOBER 26TH & 27TH, 2012 – MICHIANA EVENT CENTER – HOWE, IN.
The Clydesdale Breeders of the USA is excited to announce the First Annual Fall Classic All-Breed Draft Horse Sale! The goal is to sell good Draft horses, realizing in the fall of the year and after show season might be an ideal time to offer some quality horses along with possibly some good young stock and bred mares. The Sale Order will consist of all the Draft Breeds being mixed together in an organized cataloged order. For consignor’s convenience, horses entered into the Fall Sale that show at the MGLI will be able to move into the Michiana Event Center following the show with advance reservations. We have received quality horses from all breeds and are excited about this new venue! The Fall Classic Sale Rules, Entry Form, Vendor form, or Tack Sale Form can be printed from the Clydesdale Breeders website at www.clydesusa.com or can be obtained from the Clydesdale Office by calling 815-247-8780. Uncataloged entries will be accepted up to two weeks prior to the sale. For more information contact Keith Mann, Chairman Fall Classic All-Breed Draft Horse Sale –
Phone: 281-961-2382 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tentative Schedule of Events - All activities at the Michiana Event Center, Howe, IN. – Updates to this schedule will be posted on the website at www.clydesusa.com
Thursday, October 25, 2012:
Horses should arrive at the Michiana Event Center.
Friday, October 26, 2012:
9:00 a.m. – Tack Sale
2:00 p.m. – Voluntary hitching and riding
4:00 p.m. – Voluntary preview of Sale horses in Sale Arena by horses age
5:30 p.m. – Preview of 2S Dispersal Sale Horses – followed by sale of Semi Trailer, Stall Decorations, and tack.
7:30 p.m. – Barn Party for Sale Consignors and friends.
Saturday, October 27, 2012:
9:00 a.m. Sale of 2S Cart, Wagon, Harness, and Big Show Box ~ followed by 2S Dispersal Sale of horse, and then open sale horses.
Vendors: For all your horse needs and more, vendors will be available on Friday and Saturday at the Michiana Event Center!
Tack Sale: If you wish to consign tack, equipment, collectables, vehicles, or any horse related items, please download a Tack Sale form from the website or obtain one through the Clydesdale Office. Tack Sale items will be accepted up to the day of the Tack Sale.
Motels & Lodging Information: The following is a list of motels that are available in the Howe, IN. area:
Best Western Plus – Howe, IN – 260-562-2880
Holiday Inn Express – Howe, IN. – 260-562-3660
Super 8 – Howe, IN – 260-562-2828
American Inn - Sturgis, MI (about 5 miles from MEC) – 269-651-2361
Hampton Inn – Sturgis, MI. – 269-651-4210
Knights Inn – Sturgis, MI. – 269-651-8505
Maplecrest – Sturgis, MI. – 269-651-8190
Regency Inn – Sturgis, MI. – 269-651-7881
Wood Motel – Sturgis, MI. – 269-651-2391
Farmstead Inn – Shipshewana, IN – 260-768-4595
Van Buren Hotel – Shipshewana, IN. – 260-768-7780
Der Rhue Blatz Motel – Shipshewana, IN. 260-562-3660
There are many great places to stay in Shipshewana and the immediate area around the MEC Center. Shipshewana is less than 10 miles from the MEC Center.
They have a great, informative Visitors Bureau website at: http://www.backroads.org/