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HORSE PROGRESS DAYS

  • 455 E Farver St., Shipshewana, IN 46565
  • Tel: (574) 821-1543
  • Presented By: Michiana Event Center
  • Dates: 6/30/2023, 7/1/2023
  • Time: 8:00 AM
  • Price: Admission

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Overview

HORSE PROGRESS DAYS 

General Coordinator Lynn Miller 574-821-1543

Mission Statement: To encourage and promote the combination of animal power and the latest equipment innovations in an effort to support sustainable small-scale farming and land stewardship. To show draft animal power is possible, practical, and profitable.

TENTATIVE DAILY EVENT SCHEDULE

8:00 am | Opening (You don’t want to miss this!)

9:00 am | Field Demonstrations traditionally begin with manure spreaders to be followed by plows and all tillage equipment.

9:00 am | Produce Demonstrations Plows and tillage, roto tillage, transplanting, cultivators, sprayers, mulch lifter, irrigation and more.

Noon | Lunch Break & International Guest Recognition Visit with our international guests, join us in welcoming them and hearing some of their stories.

1:00 pm | Haying Demonstrations Hay demonstrations traditionally begin with mowers from small to large, to be followed by rakes and balers, bale movers and wrappers.

5:00 pm Friday • 4:00 pm Saturday | Breed Presentation Seminars A variety of seminars will take place in the main seminar area, the round pen, the produce and homemaker areas. A more complete schedule will be available at the gate upon entry.

GOLF CARTS, GATORS, and ALL SUCH VEHICLES are PROHIBITED at Horse Progress Days. There will be conveyances available to shuttle those who have difficulty walking from place to place. The National and Local Boards of Directors of Horse Progress Days respectfully request that NO DRONES of any kind be launched from the lands where the event is being held, or from adjoining lands, for the purpose of picture taking or for any other reason with the exception of the Horse Progress Days designated official photographer. Alcoholic beverages of any kind are strictly prohibited! Please throw all trash in the proper receptacles.