Wild Rose
Draft Horse Association

Wild Rose Draft Horse Association

The Wild Rose Draft Horse Association (WRDHA) is a group of Draft Horse enthusiasts who banded together in 1994 with the goal of giving all Draft Horse enthusiasts in Alberta a strong presence.

Since that time the Association has become directly responsible for such worthwhile events as the Annual Draft Horse & Tack Sale held in Olds; Youth & 4-H clinics; The Futurity held in Rimbey; and Stanton’s Field Day held near Spruceview.  They also support the Youth in most Alberta Draft Horse Shows.

The Wild Rose Draft Horse Association welcomes members to bring forth projects subject for approval.  We welcome anyone with an interest in Draft Horses.  Please contact Membership Director and Secretary, Barb Stephenson @ 403-933-5765 or email:     dbsteph@telusplanet.net

Wild Rose Draft Horse Association – Annual Horse Sale – TBA

Wild Rose Draft Horse Association – ANNUAL 2023 MEMBERSHIP FORM

Please Note:   Only the horses will be live-streamed with phone-in bids available.  This does not apply to tack or equipment.

Our Mission

1. The Wild Rose Draft Horse Association is an advocacy group which speaks with a unified voice for Alberta’s Draft Horse Industry.

2. The Wild Rose Draft Horse Association services Alberta’s Draft Horse Industry by offering educational programs for Horsemen/Horsewomen, especially the growing number of Alberta’s Youth, who express in an interest in owning and working draft horses.

3. Organizing the annual Wild Rose Draft Horse Sale, which offers the Alberta Draft Horse Industry’s breeders, employers and competitors with a domestic, national and international market.

4. Offering a Wild Rose Draft Horse Futurity to showcase the Alberta Draft Horse Industry’s pedigreed Belgian, Clydesdale, Percheron, Shire and Suffolk breeding stock.

Annual Sale

Tack & Equipment
Wagons & Buggies

Thank You

The Wild Rose Draft Horse Association wants to thank the consignors and buyers for coming to the 26th Annual Sale, as well as the Volunteers, Auctioneers, the concession group, Meadow Creek Sausage from Claresholm for providing the sausages for the social, and Country Cookhouse for providing the meal.

The Live Streaming of the auction was very successful, and they will be coming back next year for the 28th Annual Sale on May 5 and 6, 2023.

 2024 Annual General Meeting

Our scheduled AGM will take place on February 3, 2024.  It will be held at the Westerner Park in Red Deer. 


8:30 am                       Registration – with coffee, tea and danishes
10:00 am                     AGM
12:00 pm                     Meal
1:30 pm                       Individual Breed Meetings
3:00 – 5:00 pm           Hospitality Event w/bar and snacks

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