Welcome to the website of the Irish
Draught Horse Breeders Assoication. This site is intended to
be a valuable resource for members, breeders and enthusiasts.
We aim to cover a wide range of
topics relating to the Irish Draught Horse and our
association, which endeavours to promote and protect our
national breed. Please check
back regularly to keep up to date with upcoming events and
information. We also invite members to share their successes
and their love of the Irish Draught with us. Don't forget that
you can also make use of our website to advertise branch
events, horses for sale and Irish Draught stallions at stud.
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Hall Of Fame Award 2017
Congratulations to Kitty Cotter,
our 2017 recipient of the National Hall of Fame Award.
Pictured here receiving her award from Aogán Ó Fearghail, president of the GAA.
The 2017 Yearbook is now available. Books will be distributed free to members.
If you would like to get a
copy, you can also purchase this, along with older editions in
Secure Payments via Paypal.
Task Force Report
The Horse Sport Ireland led task force on the future breeding policy for the Irish Draught has published its findings.
Download the full report here.
Equine Premises Registration
It will now be a legal
requirement that any premises where an equine is kept be
registered with the Department of Agriculture. This is
compulsory, so please make yourself familiar with the new
Click here for FAQs and Application
Please note: Following a meeting between a number of
equestrian bodies (including HSI & ISA) and the department
of Agriculture, some changes have been made to the form and
some questions have been removed.
Stallion Auction 2017
The IDHBA would like to thank the owners of these stallions for their kind generosity and those who placed bids.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
|Please send your Diary Dates to the
Larkfield, Co.Kildare. Sunday September 24th.
Individual Event for Irish Draughts. 30km
Also Team Event for Irish Draughts, 30km trail ride.
Open to all Irish Draught riders.
Details contact Yvonne on 087 9512896
One day event
1st October 2017
at Marguerite Lodge, Kilteel, Co. Kildare
by kind permission of the Byrne family
Dressage test AIRC 5 (2017),
showjumping/ cross country 80-90cm
For more info contact the secretary Sarah Conway on 0861008574 or email email@example.com
More Info and Entry Forms
|HSI Autumn Mare Inspections
For Irish Draught Mares
September 27th - October 9th
Closing Date For Applications: 12th September
Venues and Application Forms
|IDHBA Tipperary Branch
are holding a Charity Ride in Association with
Circle of Friends Tipperary on Sunday 8th October 2017 starting @ 12.30 Bansha GAA centre
and going through Scenic Glen of Aherlow
and finishing @ GAA Centre where
Tea & Sandwiches will be served.
Adults €20 children €10.
|Cork / Kerry Branch
IRISH DRAUGHT & MIXED HORSE SALE
SUNDAY OCTOBER 22nd 2017
Ballybrack Equestrian Centre
Glenville, Co. Cork
(Watergrasshill Exit on Dublin Motorway)
ENTRY FORMS & CONDITIONS OF SALE
Please check our calendar for
all upcoming events.