2017 Iowa Horse Fair Poster

by admin on October 2, 2016



Attention All Artists!

by admin on August 27, 2016

The Iowa Horse Council is looking for an artistic interpretation of its theme for the 2017 Iowa Horse Fair – “The Horse: Artistry in Motion.” All artwork must be:

  • Suitable for adapting for use on posters, tee-shirts, and all other promotional material for the Iowa Horse Fair.
  • Original
  • Submitted digitally by email to rollwood.ls@gmail.com by deadline of September 15, 2016

All entries will be judged on:

  • Originality
  • Interpretation of theme, “The Horse: Artistry in Motion!”
  • Visual impact.

Winner will be determined by the 12 members of the Iowa Horse Fair Committee.

Winner will receive $250 and have their name recognized in the 2017 Iowa Horse Fair Program and all other materials where the artwork is displayed.


2016 Iowa Trails Summit

by admin on May 19, 2016

The 2016 Iowa Trails Summit will be held Friday, June 17 at the University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Energy & Environmental Education, at the corner of Jennings Drive and Campus Street in Cedar Falls, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This year’s theme, “Iowa Trails – Inspired by a Talent for Friendship” emphasizes the ideas and innovations driving healthy communities. The master of ceremonies is Iowa’s own trails enthusiast Chuck Offenburger.

The 7th Annual Iowa Trails Summit brings together a wide variety of audiences – from great thinkers to experts at connecting people and ideas, to people who share a passion for outdoor recreation, our natural environment, and community development.

This award-winning event, recognized by the National Park Service’s Mid America Trails & Greenways for its unique approach, features a power-packed group of experts sharing their experiences, innovations, and ideas for connecting people and enriching lives.

There will be special presentations on new trails attractions from around the state, as well as trails groups, and supporters sharing information. In addition, there will be plenty of opportunities for networking.

Featured speakers include John Edward Terrell, A.B., A.M., Ph.D. (Harvard), Author & Regenstein Curator of Pacific Anthropology at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago and Dr. Richard Deming, medical director of Mercy Cancer Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

The registration deadline is June 3, 2016. To register, go to http://iowatrailssummit.org/2016-summit

For more information, please contact Yvonne Diller at 515-239-1252 or yvonne.diller@dot.iowa.gov or Peter Komendowski at 319-269-8493 or pkomendowski@gmail.com




2016 Iowa Trails Summit

by admin on April 18, 2016



Zebras at the Iowa Horse Fair – No Fooling!

March 31, 2016

Are Zebras horses? Well…close enough to be included on the Avenue of Breeds at the 2016 Iowa Horse Fair, presented by the Iowa Horse Council. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see these exotic cousins of our own beloved horses and donkeys on April 1, 2, and 3. Click here for complete details about the […]

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Natures Solutions for People & Animals

March 31, 2016

Presentation Saurday, April 2 at 5:00 pm During the 2016 Iowa Horse Fair Presentation by Linda Stang, Juliane Fix & Cherie Ross Whether you are in the woods, field, ranch or at home, accidents & unexpected things happen. Come & learn which options from nature are all around you, even in your pocket, to aid […]

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Iowa DNR Seeks Equine Campground Hosts

February 22, 2016

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is seeking volunteer camp ground hosts at Brushy Creek State Park in the South Equine Campground. Hosts live on property and help DNR staff with light duties around the park for the summer. This is a non-paid position, however hosts are provided free camping while they are volunteering with the DNR. […]

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