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The 2018 National Clydesdale Sale will be at a BRAND NEW SITE –

This is the World Largest Clydesdale Sale and Convention!
More than just a Sale…..It is an EVENT!

To All Membership & Clydesdale Enthusiasts,

Just a quick note from the National Clydesdale Sale committee. We are building another great event for all Clydesdale Breeders and enthusiast. As you know the National Clydesdale Sale has moved to the brand new Michiana Event Center in Shipshewana, IN. I personally had the pleasure of touring the New MEC in late 2017 and believe me it is a state of the art facility. The sale again will all be under one roof. There is an endless amount of stalls, beautiful stadium seating arena for the tack sale, driving & riding demonstrations and Preview but most importantly Sale day. The exhibitor’s hall will be jam packed with vendors. The concession stand will also be ready to roll with adequate staffing to alleviate long lines.

We will have the Preferred seating/tables again this year so please book your tables in advance. There is a form to reserve your table on the website –  

We have a great line up of Clydesdales already, but if you missed getting your entries in by Feb. 1st we are extending the catalog deadline to February 12th. This will be the final extension and your entries must be post marked for the 12th to be in the catalog. We will be taking un-cataloged entries until April 16th.

We are very excited to be hosting the National Sale at the new MEC. Shipshewana, IN. It will be a great “tourism get away” in a beautiful part of the country. Thank you all in advance for your support and we hope to see you in April!!!

Dave Hennen ~ Shannon Cobbs ~ Andrew Stalhiem ~ Dennis Johnson ~ Duane Chupp ~ Steve Jones   


Hotels in the Shipshewana Area
A block of rooms for Clydesdale National Sale clients have been booked at:

The Farmstead Inn – 260-768-4595
The Van Buren Hotel at Shipshewana – 260-768-7780
Remember to tell them that you are with the National Clydesdale Sale!

Other Hotels in the area:
Hampton Inn & Suites Middlebury – 574-822-0288
Super 8 Shipshewana – 260-768-4004

Presenting a few of our “Top 15 – First Entries” 

Irish Thunder’s Celtic Gisselle 26256 – Mare foaled 5/3/13 – Consigned by Joe & Bonnie Detweiler, Stoughton, WI.
Sire: Freedom Majestic Liverpool 24677 ~ Dam: Plunton Kelyns Gormlaith 20127
Broke single & Double, stands 17.2. Her mother was World Champion Cart Mare for Irish Thunder Clydesdales in 2011 – Should be bred by Sale Time.

Zeus – Gelding foaled 4/18/14 – Consigned by JFP Equine Inc., Waterloo, IL. Big, Broke & Ready to Show!

Appollo – Gelding foaled 4/24/14 – Consigned by JFP Equine Inc., Waterloo, IL. Big, Broke, and Ready to Show!

Mapledoon Vicky 75037 CN – Mare foaled 1/8/17 – Consigned by John Campbell, Glencoe, Ontario, Canada
Sire: Ozark’s Royal Accord 34907 CN – Dam: LSL Victoria 73956 CN
Tall, flashy filly. Fine long straight feather, great pedigree, very quiet. Been shown at Local Fairs. If you want to be noticed at the World Show, take a second look at this filly!

Rafter B Tartan Oakley 27268 – Gelding Foaled 4/19/16 – Consigned by Rafter B Clydesdales, Mel & Deb Bartel, Ignacio, CO.
Sire: Jospeh Lake’s Gladiator 26727 – Dam: Flying Colors Starlight 23625
This nice colt has lots of flash and eye appeal. Is broke to drive single and double and also has 30 days riding as well! Oakley has exceptional heads up headset and impressive foot action for a 2 yr. old. Big, stylish, athletic, very personable and wants to please. He trims, shoes, clips, and bathes without any issues.




Dan Holian of Holian Farms has donated this great Stagecoach to the Tack Sale with Proceeds going to the 2018 World Clydesdale Show! Thank you Dan and don’t miss this opportunity to own a great vehicle!

Dr Joe & Kathi Schwartz -Robyncroft Clydesdales complete equipment dispersal. 

After 45 years of Clydesdale ownership, we are closing out our ownership (but not our involvement) within the Clydesdale fraternity. There are many new and like new items included. The following is a partial list: 2003 Exiss XT300 3 horse slant load gooseneck aluminum trailer with ramp and carpeted front tack room. 7X7 and perfect size to haul foals to big geldings safely and in real nice condition. Lightly used Shipshewana Harness made cart harness w/ 28 inch collar and custom storage container and collar bag, complete with all cart attachments. Breeder Alert foaling monitor, wireless metal barn camera system,Infrared stall heater, hay bags, fly masks, leather spats, hock sweats, farrier kit, shipping boots, leather show and nylon pasture halters, blankets, leads, Red &White horse decorations, leather pads, Scotch bottom shoes from Rupple, Lent, Miller and from Scotland & Ontario, fans, wheel barrels, buckets, braiding bench, directors chairs, forks & shovels, loaded tack boxes, grooming supplies, vet supplies, single work harness w/collar, antique high topped collar, antique cart loops from a St Louis harness maker etc. etc. Other than modest reserves on the trailer and cart harness, this is an absolute sale! Below are a few photos of items that will be offered at the Tack Sale!







Dana Cook Consignment of Harness and Harness Boxes – For more information contact
Dana Cook at 517-262-6742









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