About the Annual State Show and Futurity
August 26th & 27th, 2017
Davis County Fairgrounds, Bloomfield, Iowa
2017 Show Bill (updated May 6 2017)
Here are the PATTERNS for the State Show


State Show Rules 


State Show Committees

2017 State Show Committee: Adam Kool (show manager), Russ Samford (asst show manager), Megan Clark (show secretary), Jan Samford and Sandy Phillips

2017Awards/Sponsors Committee:  Jennifer Hoy and Sandy Phillips

Jacks Nominated for the 2017 Breeding Season, babies eligible for the 2018 IDMS Show

Here is a list of Jacks whose offspring are eligible for the 2018 Weanling and 3-Year Old Futurity

Jacks Nominated for the 2018 Breeding Season, babies eligible for the 2019 IDMS Show

Local Accommodations


    Martin Motel




Futurity Corner

A stud report must be submitted by December 31 for every breeding season for each nominated jack. All mares and jennets bred must be listed and the form must be filled out entirely (one per jack). All jack owners must submit a picture of their jack (disregard if I already have a picture) by December 31 or the $25 late penalty WILL be enforced!

Mare Nominations (2017 Show):

  • Must be postmarked by March 31, 2017
  • Form must be filled out completely (one form per mare)
  • $25 nomination fee per mare
  • Each eligible jack receives a free mare nomination.
Colt Nominations (2017 Show):
  • Each colt foaled from the above nominated mare must have the foal information form completed and postmarked by August 1, 2017.
  • A photo of mare and foal together must accompany the foal information form.
  • If foal information form is not complete and picture is not enclosed, a $25 fee will be assessed.
  • Colts must be born after January 1, 2017.
Jack Nominations (2017 breeding season; 2017 Show):
  • Must be postmarked by March 31, 2017
  • $75 nomination fee per jack
  • A photo MUST accompany each jack nomination or a $25 fee will be assessed.
  • Each jack is required to have a stud report completed with all mares/jennets bred due by December 31 of the current breeding year. Each late form will incur a $25 late fee.
Donkey Weanling Futurity 2017
  • $75 nomination fee per jack OR nominate your jack for BOTH the mule and donkey weanling futurity for $100.
  • There will be two age divisions for donkey weanlings:
    • Early futurity donkeys: born August 1, through December 31, 2017.
    • Late futurity donkeys: born January 1, 2017-July 31, 2017.
    • Each age division will have $100 added money and the 1st and 2nd place winner of each age group will show against each other. The 1st and 2nd place of the combined early and late will show in the grand champion donkey class. The money will be paid out in percentages just like the mule futurity. Refer to futurity rules.


For questions or concerns please email or call Jan Samford, Futurity Coordinator/Reporter.

Jan Samford: 3075 Franklin Avenue, Bedford, IA 50833 (721)-542-0217





Past Show Results

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