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The ONLINE Registration form is up and running! Please use it for new registrations of donkeys or mules of all sizes.   Link is above.


VHOF/Versatility Hall of Fame


May 25 - 27, 2012
Fort Smith Arkansas, River Valley Mule & Donkey Show. Foothills Arena, Clarksville. Sherri or Rick Pledger, 918-678-2088 or toll free 877-752-4068.


March 7-11 2012
Boyd Ranch Mule Ride, Wickenburg, Ariz. 928-415-1095


May 5 - 4th Annual Bishop's Orchards Donkey & Mule Show, Guilford, CT
Judge: Deb Kidwell, Lake Nowhere Mule and Donkey Farm, Martin, TN
(203) 453-2338

May 2012
Memorial Day Weekend
Bishop Mule Days, Bishop CA.

June 22,23 & 24:
Wine Country Miniature Donkey Classic NMDA National Show. Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Lyttle Cow Palace, Santa Rosa, California,,  Contact Michelle Pimentel 209-612-9255, or Catherine Oliveira 209-815-2596   


April 28-29 2012
Colorado Classic Mule & Donkey Days, Douglas County Fairgrounds
Castle Rock, Colorado
Stacy Reavis, 303-562-7442 email:

April 28 and 29, 2012
Colorado Classic Mule and Donkey Days, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Castle Rock, Colorado. Classes  for all levels of experience.  Youth and Adult riding classes; driving classes; Halter classes; pole bending, pylon alley, Barrels and Colorado famous Mule vs. Donkey Soccer.  Email: Judy Meyer @ for more information


August 23 to 26
Brooklyn Fair Donkey & Mule Show 2012. Brooklyn Fairgrounds, Brooklyn, CT. Contact:

September 21, 22, 23
Guilford Fair.  Guilford, CT
This is an educational exhibit and chance to educate the public about longears, not a competitive show. Animals and participants are needed for one day or the entire length of the fair. Animals of all sizes welcome. Animals can safely be housed overnight. If you don't have an animal, or can't bring it, your attendance is still welcome and appreciated.Please contact Kimberly Brockett at (203) 627-5885 or with any questions or if you might have an interest in participating.


March (towards end of month)
Waverly Midwest Horse Sale, Waverly, IA: Ron Dean & David Byers, 319-353-2804,email,

June 30, 2012
North American Select Sale (NASS) hosted by Nissen's Lazy N Ranch.  Miniature Donkey sale, all sizes and colors will be offered.  Mark your calendars!


Sept 8 2012
Kansas State Fair, Hutchinson, KS.   Debby Miller 316-990-6423 or  Shari Struass at 785-8210-5811


JULY 28, 2012
Northern Kentucky Horse Network Show. NEW THIS YEAR- 4 Mule Classes added, Alexander, KY. Call Jim: 859-496-4976 or 859-472-2880

September 21, 22, 23 2012
Common Ground Country Fair Donkey & Mule Show.  Unity, ME
More Info:

November 8-11 2012
Equine Affaire,   Eastern States Exposition, W. Springfield, MA
More Info:


Midstates Mule and Donkey's 33rd Annual Michigan Show.  June 2nd and 3rd.  Over 100 classes for all types of donkeys and  mules and their exhibitors.  There will be a seperate youth fun show,as well as hog roast and nursing home parade and visit.  Come join in the fun!  Contact Smith and Brown at 517-278-2247 or   Thanks  Jim Smith


Sept 2012
Ozark Mule Days. Labor Day Weekend.


October 6, 7, 8
- The Sandwich Fair Donkey & Mule Show Center Sandwich, NH . More Info: Chairman: Jocelyn Weldon, 236 Beech Hill, Hopkinton, NH. 03229. 603-848-3023 or Kelly Steere 603-522-9505

June 16-17
Ohio Mule & Donkey Classic.  Wilmington OH. NASMA approval pending.  Robert Arena.  Show manager Dora Psiakis, 513-616-5135,  Judge Mark Abell.


April 6-8, 2012
All American Congress Class, Tulsa OK.  NASMA approved.  Judges John Abrams, Kristina Hedrick Wilson.  Contact NASMA at for more information.

September 2012,
Oklahoma State Fair (Oklahoma City, OK). Oklahoma State Fair Park. For actual date and details, contact Marc Pankow by phone at 405-948-6735 or by email at or visit


August 17, 18, & 19
Pacific Northwest Miniature Donkey Classic. Rim Rock Riders Event Center at Brasada Ranch, Powell Butte, Oregon ,,
Pam Fournier 541 280-5077

Sept , 2012
Hells Canyon Mule Days, "Always the first weekend after Labor Day".  Enterprise, Oregon, Sondra Lozier - advertising, event info, vendors.  Email or call Home: (541) 426-3271 / Cell: (541) 263-0104


July 12-142012
The Great Celebration Mule and Donkey Show.  Classes for all sizes and types, showcasing gaited mules from around the country.

Sales throughout the year:
Reese Bros.TN Mule Sales
Knoxville Tennessee Livestock Center, Mascot TN.  Sale MULES.  Rufus Reese, 615-452-2478 or Dick Reese, 615-452-2544


March 16-18 2012
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.  Houston TX. or  Phone 832-667-1000. Email  Hosted by  (No info on the Houston Site regarding equines as of this publication going to print.)

April 14-15, 2012
SDMS "Come and Take It" Show Gonzales, TX for info see

June 8-10 2012
Texas Shoot-Out, hosted by SDMS. 

Oct. 5-7, 2012
State Fair of Texas Donkey, Mule & Miniature Donkey Show---Dallas, TX. Sanctioned by NMDA & GCDMA.  Entry deadline Sept. 1 2012.  Late entries accepted thru Oct. 5.  Paybacks for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd places in ALL classes.  Gist belt buckles for high point and reserve high point in ALL divisions.  For information and entry forms go to or call Karla Sykes at 214-421-8717, or call Sue Pryor & Rhonda Westbrook at 972-442-1965.

November 17th & 18th, 2012
Texas State Championship Donkey & Mule Show, Conroe, Texas
**Sanctioned by GCDMA


June 2,3,4  10th Annual Wayne Lyon three day driving clinic.  Held at
Ass-Pirin Acres, Addison, Vermont.  Miniature or small standard only.
Contact Marshlyn at 802-759-2665 or e-mail :  Sin
up soon, as limited number excepted.

August 7  Addison Country Field Days Fair, New Haven Vermont.
Open Miniature Donkey & Mule Show.  18 classes, good payback.
Butterfield Arena  10:00AM  Contact Marshlyn at 802-759-2665 or


April 26 - April 28 2012
Tri-State Draft Horse & Mule Sale, Abington, VA: Ronnie Wheatly, 276-608-0446,


April 20-22, 2012
Midwest Horse Fair 2012 - Horse Heritage, Alliant Energy Center - Madison, WI .  Leslie Schmidt (Westfield):   608-296-4496


JUNE 13-17, 2012
Jake Clark's Mule Days
Ralston, WY.  307-272-6635 or


Kelso Mule Sales
Johnny Kelso, 270-435-4229
John Kelso 270-492-8218
Justin Kelso 270-435-4031
Jody Kelso 270-435-4414

Dates in Spring and Fall
Baumli Draft Horse & Mule Sale, United Producers Sale Barn, Maryville, MO: Richard Baumli, 660-652-4454,

For info on satellite adoptions call:  NATIONAL PROGRAM OFFICE. SHIPPING COORDINATION , BOB MITCHELL 702-861-6583 Internet site


Brad Cameron Mulemanship Clinics. For complete schedule call 406-961-1381 anywhere in the USA or Canada, or see the website at or 

Steve Edwards clinics and events listed on his website at

Thank you to Rural Heritage for helping to supply a list of donkey and mule related shows and events on their website.  Also to all the clubs and Mule magazines (Mules and More, Western Mule) that publish Event Calendars.