Iowa State Fair

Belgian and Shire

August 30, 2021

Roby’s Belgian from Rockwell City won the Supreme Champion Hitch Showdown honors at the 2021 Iowa State Fair. Brand Valley Farms Shires of Princeton, Minn., won Best Mare (Bred and Owned by Exhibitor) while Warring Shires of Firth, Idaho, was awarded the Best of Breed in the Shire Horse Show. Royal Knight Shires of Bedford, Virginia, won Best Stallion (Bred and Owned by Exhibitor).

Silverado Shires from New Virginia walked away with the Best of Iowa award.

Complete results below:

BELGIAN/SHIRE

Gelding - Registered -- 3 Years & Under - Belgian

1) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

2) Robys Belgian, Rockwell City

Herdsmanship, Six or More Stalls

1) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

2) Haugen-Hill Shires, Red Wing, Minn.

Herdsmanship, Five or Fewer Stalls

1) Shining Stars, Altoona

2) Flying H Belgians, Garrison

High Point Youth - Junior

1) Robys Belgian, Rockwell City

2) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

High Point Youth - Senior

1) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

2) Jka Belgians, Strawberry Point

Gelding - Registered -- 4 Years & Over - Belgian

1) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

Gelding - Grade -- Any Age - Belgian

1) Oakdale Belgians, Ogden

2) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

Grand Champion & Reserve Gelding - Belgian

Grand) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

Res. Grand) Robys Belgian, Rockwell City

Junior Stallion Foal - Belgian

1) Karl Haglund, Ogden

Senior Stallion Foal - Belgian

1) Jim & Beth Whisman, Illinois City, Ill.

Junior Champion & Reserve Stallion - Belgian

Champion) Jim & Beth Whisman, Illinois City, Ill.

Reserve) Karl Haglund, Ogden

Grand Champion & Reserve Stallion - Belgian

Grand) Jim & Beth Whisman, Illinois City, Ill.

Res. Grand) Karl Haglund, Ogden

Senior Filly Foal - Belgian

1) Jim & Beth Whisman, Illinois City, Ill.

2) Karl Haglund, Ogden

Mare -- Yearling - Belgian

1) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

2) Jim & Beth Whisman, Illinois City, Ill.

3) Spring Water Belgians, Coon Rapids

Mare -- 2 Year Old - Belgian

1) Aaron Mosher, Prophetstown, Ill.

2) Jim & Beth Whisman, Illinois City, Ill.

3) JKA Belgians, Strawberry Point

4) Spring Water Belgians, Coon Rapids

Junior Champion & Reserve Mare - Belgian

Champion) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

Reserve) Jim & Beth Whisman, Illinois City, Ill.

Mare -- 3 Year Old - Belgian

1) Paul And Sandy Sparrow, Zearing

2) JKA Belgians, Strawberry Point

3) Paul And Sandy Sparrow, Zearing

Yeld Mare -- 4 Years & Over - Belgian

1) Jim & Beth Whisman, Illinois City, Ill.

2) Aaron Mosher, Prophetstown, Ill.

3) Flying H Belgians, Garrison

4) JKA Belgians, Strawberry Point

5) JKA Belgians, Strawberry Point

6) Jka Belgians, Strawberry Point

Brood Mare -- 4 Years & Over - Belgian

1) Jim & Beth Whisman, Illinois City, Ill.

2) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

3) Karl Haglund, Ogden

4) Karl Haglund, Ogden

5) JKA Belgians, Strawberry Point

Senior Champion & Reserve Mare - Belgian

Champion) Jim & Beth Whisman, Illinois City, Ill.

Reserve) Aaron Mosher, Prophetstown, Ill.

Grand Champion & Reserve Mare - Belgian

Grand) Jim & Beth Whisman, Illinois City, Ill.

Res. Grand) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

Mare & Foal - Belgian

1) Karl Haglund, Ogden

2) Karl Haglund, Ogden

Get of Sire - Belgian

1) JKA Belgians, Strawberry Point

Stallion & 3 Mares - Belgian

1) Jim & Beth Whisman, Illinois City, Ill.

2) Karl Haglund, Ogden

Ladies Gelding/Stallion Cart - Belgian

1) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

2) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

3) Roby's Belgian, Rockwell City

4) Oakdale Belgians, Ogden

Mens Gelding/Stallion Cart - Belgian

1) Roby's Belgian, Rockwell City

2) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

3) Oakdale Belgians, Ogden

Ladies Mare Cart - Belgian

1) Aaron Mosher, Prophetstown, Ill.

2) Aaron Mosher, Prophetstown, Ill.

3) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

4) JKA Belgians, Strawberry Point

5) Flying H Belgians, Garrison

6) Karl Haglund, Ogden

Mens Mare Cart - Belgian

1) Shining Stars, Altoona

2) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

3) JKA Belgians, Strawberry Point

4) Karl Haglund, Ogden

Junior Team - Belgian/Shire

1) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

2) Paul And Sandy Sparrow, Zearing

3) JKA Belgians, Strawberry Point

Team of Geldings - Belgian

1) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

2) Oakdale Belgians, Ogden

3) Roby's Belgian, Rockwell City

Team of Mares - Belgian

1) Aaron Mosher, Prophetstown, Ill.

2) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

3) JKA Belgians, Strawberry Point

4) Karl Haglund, Ogden

Open Unicorn - Belgian

1) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

2) Roby's Belgian, Rockwell City

3) Oakdale Belgians, Ogden

Mare Unicorn - Belgian

1) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

2) JKA Belgians, Strawberry Point

3) Karl Haglund, Ogden

Open Four Horse Hitch - Belgian

1) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

2) Roby's Belgian, Rockwell City

3) Oakdale Belgians, Ogden

Mare Four Horse Hitch - Belgian

1) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

2) Aaron Mosher, Prophetstown, Ill.

3) JKA Belgians, Strawberry Point

4) Karl Haglund, Ogden

Open Six Horse Hitch - Belgian

1) Roby's Belgian, Rockwell City

2) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

3) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

4) Oakdale Belgians, Ogden

Open Six Horse Hitch - Belgian

1) Roby's Belgian, Rockwell City

2) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

3) Oakdale Belgians, Ogden

4) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

5) Aaron Mosher, Prophetstown, Ill.

6) JKA Belgians, Strawberry Point

Decorator Class -- 15-18 - Belgian/Shire

1) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

2) Jka Belgians, Strawberry Point

Decorator Class -- 14 & Under - Belgian/Shire

1) Flying H Belgians, Garrison

2) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

3) Roby's Belgian, Rockwell City

Showmanship at Halter -- 15-18 - Belgian/Shire

1) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

2) Jka Belgians, Strawberry Point

3) Northeast Shires Llc, Pine Grove, Pa.

Showmanship at Halter -- 14 & Under - Belgian/Shire

1) Haugen-Hill Shires, Red Wing, Minn.

2) Flying H Belgians, Garrison

3) Roby's Belgian, Rockwell City

4) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

5) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

6) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

Juvenile Driver Cart -- 15-18 - Belgian/Shire

1) Jka Belgians, Strawberry Point

2) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

Juvenile Driver Cart -- 14 & Under - Belgian/Shire

1) Roby's Belgian, Rockwell City

2) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

3) Flying H Belgians, Garrison

4) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

5) Shining Stars, Altoona

6) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

Juvenile Driver Team -- 15-18 - Belgian/Shire

1) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

2) Jka Belgians, Strawberry Point

Juvenile Driver Team -- 14 & Under - Belgian/Shire

1) Roby's Belgian, Rockwell City

2) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

3) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

Draft Under Saddle - Western - Belgian/Shire

1) Silverado Shires, New Virginia

2) Haugen-Hill Shires, Red Wing, Minn.

3) Northeast Shires Llc, Pine Grove, Pa.

Draft Under Saddle - English - Belgian/Shire

1) Silverado Shires, New Virginia

Supreme Champion - Belgian

1) Jim & Beth Whisman, Illinois City, Ill.

Best of Iowa - Belgian

1) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

Gelding - Registered -- 4 Years & Over - Shire

1) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

2) Shires For Hire, Brighton, Mo.

3) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

Grand Champion & Reserve Gelding - Shire

Grand) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

Res. Grand) Shires For Hire, Brighton, Mo.

Stallion -- Foal - Shire

1) Haugen-Hill Shires, Red Wing, Minn.

2) Northeast Shires LLC, Pine Grove, Pa.

Stallion -- 2 Year Old - Shire

1) Ohio Valley Shires, Ridgeville, Ind.

2) Haugen-Hill Shires, Red Wing, Minn.

Junior Champion & Reserve Stallion - Shire

Champion) Ohio Valley Shires, Ridgeville, Ind.

Reserve) Haugen-Hill Shires, Red Wing, Minn.

Stallion -- 3 Year Old - Shire

1) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

2) Royal Knight Shires, Bedford, Va.

Stallion -- 4 Years & Over - Shire

1) Soaring Eagle Farms, Springfield, Mo.

Senior Champion & Reserve Stallion - Shire

Champion) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

Reserve) Soaring Eagle Farms, Springfield, Mo.

Grand Champion & Reserve Stallion - Shire

Grand) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

Res. Grand) Ohio Valley Shires, Ridgeville, Ind.

Mare -- Foal - Shire

1) Haugen-Hill Shires, Red Wing, Minn.

Mare -- Yearling - Shire

1) Brand Valley Farms Shires, Princeton, Minn.

Mare -- 2 Year Old - Shire

1) Soaring Eagle Farms, Springfield, Mo.

2) Northeast Shires LLC, Pine Grove, Pa.

3) Silverado Shires, New Virginia

Junior Champion & Reserve Mare - Shire

Champion) Brand Valley Farms Shires, Princeton, Minn.

Reserve) Soaring Eagle Farms, Springfield, Mo.

Yeld Mare -- 4 Years & Over - Shire

1) Soaring Eagle Farms, Springfield, Mo.

2) Northeast Shires LLC, Pine Grove, Pa.

3) Haugen-Hill Shires, Red Wing, Minn.

Brood Mare -- 4 Years & Over - Shire

1) Haugen-Hill Shires, Red Wing, Minn.

2) Silverado Shires, New Virginia

Senior Champion & Reserve Mare - Shire

Champion) Haugen-Hill Shires, Red Wing, Minn.

Reserve) Soaring Eagle Farms, Springfield, Mo.

Grand Champion & Reserve Mare - Shire

Grand) Brand Valley Farms Shires, Princeton, Minn.

Res. Grand) Soaring Eagle Farms, Springfield, Mo.

Mare & Foal - Shire

1) Haugen-Hill Shires, Red Wing, Minn.

Produce of Dam - Shire

1) Haugen-Hill Shires, Red Wing, Minn.

Breeders Group - Shire

1) Haugen-Hill Shires, Red Wing, Minn.

Gelding/Stallion Cart - Registered Shire

1) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

2) Shires For Hire, Brighton, Mo.

Ladies Cart - Shire

1) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

2) Shires For Hire, Brighton, Mo.

3) Silverado Shires, New Virginia

Mare Cart - Registered Shire

1) Silverado Shires, New Virginia

Mens Cart - Shire

1) Shires For Hire, Brighton, Mo.

2) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

Team - Registered Shire

1) Shires For Hire, Brighton, Mo.

2) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

Grade Team - Shire

1) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

Unicorn - Shire

1) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

2) Shires For Hire, Brighton, Mo.

Four Horse Hitch - Shire

1) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

2) Shires For Hire, Brighton, Mo.

Open Six Horse Hitch - Shire

1) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

2) Shires For Hire, Brighton, Mo.

Supreme Six Horse Hitch Showdown - All Breeds

1) Roby's Belgian, Rockwell City

2) Steffen Belgians, Plainview, Minn.

3) Welton Ridge Farms, Delmar

4) Aaron Mosher, Prophetstown, Ill.

5) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

6) Oakdale Belgians, Ogden

7) Shires For Hire, Brighton, Mo.

8) JKA Belgians, Strawberry Point

Best Stallion Bred & Owned by Exhibitor - Shire

1) Royal Knight Shires, Bedford, Va.

2) Haugen-Hill Shires, Red Wing, Minn.

Best Mare Bred & Owned by Exhibitor - Shire

1) Brand Valley Farms Shires, Princeton, Minn.

Best of Breed - Shire

1) Warring Shires, Firth, Idaho

Best of Iowa - Shire

1) Silverado Shires, New Virginia