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National Clydesdale Sale

APRIL 24TH – APRIL 26TH, 2014


The 2014 National Sale will be online this year and online
bidding will also be available. For more information or to register as
an online bidder, please visit: or

The 2014 National Clydesdale Sale will be held at the Michiana Event Center, Howe, IN.  With over 150,000 square feet under one roof, this serves as a perfect event location for stalling, tack sale area, vendors, the sale arena and Annual Banquet and Meeting to be held all in one space. Please feel free to walk through the barns viewing horses, visiting Sale Vendors, or attending the events of the Sale the entire three days! The Event Center is easy to get to and is right off the I-80/I-90 toll road. There will be camping electric hookups and excellent parking close to the building. For additional information on the facility, please visit the MEC website at
*Featured in the 2014 National Clydesdale Sale is Greenwood Farms Production-Reduction Sale, offering 24 head of Clydesdales with superior genetics and accomplishments! This is a rare opportunity and offering!
The 2014 National Clydesdale Sale will have approximately 150 Cataloged horses!
*Full Color National Sale Catalog will printed and online the first part of March!
*Uncataloged horses will be accepted up to two weeks prior to the Sale and will be promoted online
*National Sale will be streamed online and bidding will be available online—details to be posted on the website!
*Tack Sale Consignments accepted up to the day of the Sale. New commission rate of 5% for items selling over $3000! Early consignments will be highlighted on the website at
This sale is the largest Clydesdale Sale in the World! You won’t want to miss a minute of the following events.
Tentative Schedule of Events  - All activities at the Michiana Event Center, Howe, IN. – Updates to this schedule will be posted on the website at

Thursday, April 24, 2014:
9:00 a.m. - Free Educational Seminars during the day including topics: Forging, Clydesdale 101 & 102, and more!
7:00 p.m. – Annual Meeting of the Clydesdale Breeders of the U.S.A. & Board Meeting
Friday, April 25, 2014:
9:00 a.m. – Tack sale begins  - A large Tack Sale offering tack, equipment, wagons, trailers, collectibles, and much more for any Draft Horse Enthusiast!
Following the Tack Sale – approximately 2:00 p.m. – Driving of Sale Horses
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Happy Hour sponsored by Anheuser Busch featuring Anheuser Busch products
6:30 p.m. – Special WCS Fundraising Auction featuring one of a kind items!
7:00 p.m. – Annual Banquet & Music – Tickets must be purchased for the evening.
Saturday, April 26, 2014:
8:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m. – You are encouraged to walk through the barns and preview Sale Horses at their stalls. A designated area will be available to see horses move at the buyers request. A continental breakfast will be served during this time also.  Come enjoy and view the Sale Horses one last time prior to the National Sale!
10:00 a.m. – National Clydesdale Sale Begins!
Announcement of Filly Raffle Winner mid-afternoon.
*Vendors will be open all three days!  *Raffle tickets for the Clydesdale filly will be sold all three days!
*Photo Contest from noon on Friday until noon on Saturday. Come vote for your favorite!

Tack Sale:
The Tack Sale is quickly becoming the Tack & Equipment Sale of the industry! And don’t sell your Clydesdale collectables any other place!  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.

Early Consignments for the 2014 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
*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:


The yearling filly raffle is your best opportunity to purchase one of the most promising horses of the sale for only $1 a ticket and support the Association at the same time.   The winner of the filly will be announced on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the National Sale.
For more information, to order Filly Raffle Tickets, Dinner Tickets to the banquet, Sale Catalogs, or if you have questions, Please Contact:
Clydesdale Breeders of the U.S.A. :17346 Kelley Rd.: Pecatonica, IL. 61063
Phone: 815-247-8780 – Fax: 815-247-8337
Email: - Website:

Bill Kelly is honored to be returning to the 2014 National Clydesdale
Sale and representing C Jarvis Insurance in providing Fall of Hammer
Insurance for the National sale. In addition to equine mortality, Bill
is able to quote Farm/Ranch, Liability, and Commercial insurance as

Bill Kelly

502 Coitsville Hubbard Rd
Youngstown, OH  44505


National Sale Catalog

National Sale Uncataloged Horses