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National Clydesdale Show

2024 National Clydesdale Show

August 15, 2024 - August 18, 2024

Iowa State Fair | Des Moines, IA

The show season has already begun for many, and the National Clydesdale Show will be here before you know it! The Show will once again be held in conjunction with the Iowa State Fair (ISF) at one of the premier show facilities in the nation. The National Clydesdale Show Committee and the Iowa State Fair Staff have been working hard over the last year to make the 2024 National Clydesdale Show even better than last year! See information below for available classes, accommodations, and other useful Show information.

Show entries are due this year by July 1, 2024, with late entries accepted until July 8, 2024 (late fee assessed for all entries received after July 1st). Entries must by submitted online, please use the following link ISF Online Entries to enter. The ISF Premium Book has information regarding the class lists (pages 13-18), schedule (pages 42-44), arrival and release dates, premiums, and Show rules. Use the Premium Book link above to access it on the ISF website. Additional information for exhibitors  such as horse health requirements, ISF contact information, camping information, and other general fair information can be found on the ISF Horse and Pony webpage.

Interested in sponsoring a class at the National Clydesdale Show? You're in luck, there are still three classes that need sponsors. Sponsorships can even be paid for through your Digital Horse account. Please contact one of the National Clydesdale Show Committee members listed below for additional details.

National Clydesdale Show Committee Contacts

Joe Wilcenski ~ 262.352.9544,

Kate Greckel ~ 641.780.3919,

Iowa State Fair Horse Staff

Noah Levy, Overall Horse Super. ~ 255.413.0196,

Nate Buman, Draft Horse Super. ~ 712.579.1393 (text only),

Horse Barn Office (only during Aug. 8-18, 2024) ~ 515.262.3111, ext. 4320

Hotel Room Block Discounts

Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center (~5 miles from ISF Fairgrounds)

929 3rd Street
Des Moines, IA 50309


Rooms must be booked before July 15, 2024

Booking dates, August 14 to August 18, 2024

Link to reserved rooms, Comfort Inn
Group name: National Clydesdale Show 2024
Group Number: UJ57B6

Holiday Inn – Downtown, Mercy Areas  (~4.5 miles from ISF Fairgrounds)

1050 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314


Rooms must be booked before July 31, 2024

Booking dates, August 14 to August 18, 2024

Link to reserved rooms, Holiday Inn
Group Name: Clydesdale Breeders

Important 2024 Show Documents

Guidelines for Riding Classes and Patterns for Speed Events

Cart Obstacle Course Pattern

Trail Riding Obstacle Course Pattern

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