Welcome

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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News!

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.

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2017 YearBook

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 our Web Shop.
Secure Payments via Paypal.

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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 guidelines.
Click here for FAQs and Application Form.

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.

CATALOGUE

TERMS & CONDITIONS

 

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Please send your Diary Dates to the secretariat idhba@eircom.net

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
CATALOGUE
Irish Draught Horse Breeders Association
Annual Awards 2017
Hosted by the Wicklow Branch
Saturday November 11th
At 7:30pm
In Lynhams of Laragh
Laragh, Co. Wicklow
Tickets €40 to include dinner, wine & free draw.
Music by "MOJO"
Tickets available from:
Alex Moores: 086 8079294
Damien Kenny: 087 6986216

Please check our calendar for all upcoming events.