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Washington Draft Horse and Mule Association

2016 Draft Horse Extravaganza

Just a week and a half until this year's Draft Horse Extravaganza in Monroe! The show takes place Monday through Wednesday, August 29-31.

Entrance to the show is free with your paid admission to the Evergreen State Fair. The Fair has admission specials during all three days of the Extravaganza!

  • Monday, August 29th is Senior Citizens' Day - all fairgoers ages 62 and up receive free admission to the fair this day!
  • Tuesday, August 30th is Twosday Tuesday - gate admission is only $2 per person before 2PM!
  • Wednesday, August 31st is Family Day - admission to the fair is only $5 per person before 5PM

The show schedule is as follows (subject to change as necessary):

Monday, August 29

11:30 a.m. Jr. Showmanship braiding (stalls)

12:00 noon Jr. Showmanship in-hand (outdoor covered arena)

1:00 p.m. Junior Hitch Classes (outdoor covered arena)

Jr. Cart, ages 8-12

Jr. Cart, ages 13-18

Jr. Team, ages 8-12

Jr. Team, ages 13-18

5:00 p.m. Evening Performance (main/indoor arena)

Six Horse Hitch - Conformation

Working Cart

Amateur Four Driver

Senior Team Driver

Weight Pulling Contest (main/indoor arena)


Tuesday, August 30

1:00 p.m. Single Horse Log Skidding (outdoor covered arena)

5:00 p.m. Evening Performance (main/indoor arena)

Six Horse Hitch - Obstacle Drive

Riding Class


Working Team

Men’s Cart


Wednesday, August 31

1:00 p.m. Team Log Skidding (outdoor covered arena)

5:00 p.m. Evening Performance (main/indoor arena)

Six Horse Hitch - Conformation Demo

Show Team

Four Abreast

Ladies’ Cart

Raffle Drawing

Gambler’s Choice

Last Updated (Thursday, 18 August 2016 07:11)


Announcing the 35th Annual Yakima Pioneer Power Show and Swap Meet!

This event takes place August 20-21 at Fullbright Park in Union Gap.

Admission is $5 per person, with children under 12 free with parent. Visitors will enjoy farm equipment displays, vintage vehicles and engines, farm & lawn tractor pulls, equipment parade, live music, home canning demonstrations, quilts, raffles, wheat threshing & binding, working sawmill & blacksmith shop, and horse plowing! For the kids, there are train rides, face painting, arts & crafts, games, and prizes.


Last Updated (Thursday, 18 August 2016 06:57)


Just a reminder that the Washington Draft Horse and Mule association’s picnic and auction is this Saturday June 11, 2016 at 11:00am. Bring a chair and your favorite dish to the potluck. Don’t forget to bring something for the auction.

Location: Rod Hodel’s home - 8121 256th Ave E. - Buckley, WA 98321


From I 405 take exit toward Maple Valley/Hwy 169

(You can also get to Hwy 169 from Hwy 18/Snoqualmie)

In Enumclaw

Turn Right ON Griffin AVE

Turn Right on Cole ST

(which turns into 410 toward Buckley)

In Buckley

Turn Right onto E Mason AVE

Turn Right onto 256th AVE E


Have you ever wanted to drive a draft horse?

The Washington Draft Horse and Mule Association

presents our annual harnessing and driving clinic

Saturday, May 14, 2016

9AM-4PM in Snohomish, Washington

Lucky Dove Farm at 6001 Riverview Road

9am – 12pm   Harnessing

12pm – 1pm   Potluck lunch (WDHMA provides hot dogs and hamburgers)

1pm – 4pm   Driving

Topics will include single horses and teams, collar fit, harnessing, driving, safety and horsemanship. Volunteer teamsters/teachers/mentors will be on hand with a broad variety of experience and knowledge, fueled by a desire to share their enthusiasm for draft horses. No advance registration is needed, just bring a chair and come on down!

There is a $15 fee for the clinic and includes membership in the Washington Draft Horse and Mule Association.

For more information, contact Marcia Buckner at 206-658-5126

Clinic location: "Lucky Dove Farm" at 6001 Riverview Road in Snohomish


Last Updated (Friday, 06 May 2016 07:44)


Olmstead Place Plowing Bee CANCELED

The Olmstead Place Plowing Bee in Ellensburg was scheduled for March 25 and 26 but has been canceled, due to wet soil conditions.

Last Updated (Monday, 21 March 2016 21:18)

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