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Upcoming Events

Spring Plow Day
Date & Time: Sunday, April 16
(rain date of Sunday, April 23)

Location: At the Historic Round Barn adjacent to the LaPorte County Historical Museum

The public is invited to come and watch the different breeds of draft horses using horse-drawn implements in the field. This is a free event; bring your own chairs, food and drinks.

For more information, or if you would like to participate in plowing with your own horses, contact Fall Plow Day Committee members John Dreessen III at (219) 575-3880 or Bob Goethals at (219) 608-4716.

177th Annual LaPorte County Fair
Dates: July 8-15, 2023
Location:  LaPorte County Fairgrounds, LaPorte,  IN

2023 Draft Horse Show

22nd Annual

Dates: September 7-9 2023

Time: TBA

Location:  LaPorte County Fairgrounds, LaPorte,  IN

This event draws hitch teams of Belgian, Clydesdales & Percherons from across the Midwest. The 2021 event included haflingers and draft ponies in the show for the first time. The show also includes events for farm teams (not in fancy harness) and youth events. Halter events will be held on Saturday morning.

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