The irish national stud is an ideal family trip from a number of locations in ireland with it being only 45 minutes from dublin city, one hour from waterford, and two hours from both cork and galway. Horse sport ireland launched a new breeding policy for the irish draught. High quality irish national stud gifts and merchandise. Benmar is a small irish draught horse stud farm dedicated to preserving the highest quality type, bone and athleticism of the irish draught breed. If you are missing documentation, please refer to section 5. Irish draught and irish sport horse breeder benmar farm.
The stud book was opened by the ministry of agriculture in 1917, establishing a foundation stock of 375 mares and 44 stallions. Trasna was a registered irish draught stallion who was standing at stud in northumberland in the north east of england. Older irish draught stud book mares graded d, c or b on their registration papers are classed as supplementary irish draught sid this includes. Ireland is well known as being the birthplace of world showjumping and with the countrys long equestrian tradition it is not surprising. The stud specialises in breeding show and performance irish draughts and also offers an excellent choice of resident top class stallions, in addition to the busy ai centre which caters for clients wishing to use outside stallions available by chilled or frozen semen.
Breeds of livestock irish draught breeds of livestock. It took many hours of work by breed enthusiasts and the irish horse board to get a new stud book started. History the 250 acre property came to be named icarus in the 1970s after the racehorse gay icarus who won the 1971 caulfield cup and was also australian horse of the year 197071. Our resident stallion, ladys tralee raj rid is a magnificent example of the breed. Clover hill spent 22 years of his life at ringroe stud in the county of tipperary, ireland with his lifetime owner phillip heenan. Due to the small size of farm holdings in ireland at the time most farmers could not afford to keep more than one horse and as a result irish breeders developed an adaptable draught horse capable of carrying out all of the work on the farm as well as being. Registered irish draught x draught yearling colt to make 16.
Breeders and stud farms anaghane stud scotshouse, clones, co monaghan, ireland telephone. Touch of the blues is also a full brother to the champion mare the blue. The irish national stud is a thoroughbred horse breeding facility in tully, county kildare, ireland. Contents irish sport horse studbook stallion book 2020 irish draught horse studbook stallion book 2020 irish sport horse studbook stallion book 2018 irish draught horse studbook stallion book 2018 updated irish sport horse stallions for 2017 updated irish draught horse stallions for 2017 stallion book 2015 introduction irish sport horse. The irish sport horse register requires a minimum of registered irish draught blood 12. Trasna standing at stud trasna irish draught 1998 2008. He had presence and an excellent temperament with good confirmation and paces. The irish draught we know today, is in fact a much finer, more athletic, free moving animal that one would normally associate with the term draught. Traditionally, the draught was the farm horse in ireland and it also had to be capable of being used as hunter and.
The main composite breeds of the irish sport horse are the irish draught horse and the thoroughbred. Breeding policy for the irish draught horse studbook 2010. Eyreleigh stud won the irish horse societys 20072008 breeder of the year award. Travelling from the m7 take exit in the direction of nurney on the r415 as far as newtown cross. Dnablood typing fee and hair sample request form online recording fee. It provides a perfect partner to the irish national studs japanese gardens while, at the same time, opening up a wholly different yet equally satisfying experience. Thorpeley irish draught and rare breed stud is based in leicestershire and stands 6 outstanding. In recent generations there has been an infusion of continental warmblood wb breeds and there is now a considerable amount of crossbreeding with these breeds in the irish sport horse studbook. Irish draught irish sport horse studbook registration.
Photographs of the horse showing the markings on both sides and front and back. Imported, purebred, approved irish draught homozygous grey fresh or froz imported, purebred, approved irish draught homozygous grey fresh or froz. The greyhound stud book is the official registry of british bred greyhounds. Black irish draught stallion select from the list of horse colors below to find horses listed for sale on our site. All british bred greyhounds must be registered with the stud book in order to be earmarked and eligible for racing on gbgb tracks we register young dogs, litters, stud dogs and matings as well as owners, breeders and syndicates on a daily basis, and disseminate relevant information also daily to the gbgb and. The irish draught stud book contains irish draught purebreds as well as near purebreds, as the stud book has a breed back component. Inspired designs on tshirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. Touch of the blues is one of the most well known registered irish draught stallions in the world and is a proven sire of top breeding stock and competition horses. Bred in northern ireland by john and sharyn alexander, touch of the blues went on to win the foal championship at the royal dublin show and was then sold onto england where he passed. Irish draughts are often used for crossing with other breeder to produce all types of leisure and performance horses. Copper king is by the 16hh irish draught stallion, his dam is a 16. Benmars bridon belfrey, rid flaunts traditional irish draught qualities and sleek, old world beauty. The name irish draught is somewhat misleading, in that it conjures up an image of a coarse, heavy draught horse.
The irish draught horse is considered to be one of the strongest and toughest horse breeds in the entire world. Both purebreds and partbreds alike are known for their performance superiority, intelligence, soundness and stamina. The most coveted registry level for an irish draught. Eyreleigh sport horse stud the irish draught horse society.
Studbook and inspections irish draught horse breeders association. Appledark irish draughts roman castle farm, pickhill, thirsk. Being native to ireland, the species was initially bred for farm use, but it gradually became a popular breed for events such as horse racing, show jumping, and other equestrian events. The role of the society is to promote and preserve the irish draught and sport horse in australia. The role of the society is to promote and preserve irish draughts and irish sport horses in australia. This advert is located in and around leeds, west yorkshire. The registered irish draught horse is the foundation breed for such equine athletes. Rid not irish sport horse approved book irish draught. Join millions of people using oodle to find horses for sale, horse listings, and other animals for sale.
Bridon irish draught horses and sporthorses breeders horses. Irish draughts for sale horses on oodle classifieds. See all 2 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. The stud book was opened by the ministry of agriculture in. The idhsgb stallion inspectors said corrindon dancer is a well proportioned irish draught standing over plenty of ground. Irish draught horses for stud in the uk pets4homes. Due to the small size of farm holdings in ireland at the time most farmers could not afford to keep more than one horse and as.
This exciting young stallion passed his inspections at the 2005 irish draught horse society national show and has fully earned his registered irish draught stallion status. The full breeding policy can be obtained from horse. Clover hill spent 22 years of his life at ringroe stud in the county of tipperary, ireland with his lifetime. Established in 1993, the idhsna is dedicated to fostering an appreciation and understanding of the irish draught horse and the irish draught sport horse. The irish draught horse is the national horse breed of ireland which developed primarily for farm use. We breed for type, temperament, movement and soundness.
The irish national studs japanese gardens, renowned throughout the world and the finest of their kind in europe, are far more than simply a treat for the eye. He shows good technique and scope when jumping at the shbgb inspection the inspectors were equally impressed with his jumping and athleticism and awarded him a premium. The irish draught horse allen breed series hardcover august 1, 1999. The irish draught and sport horse society of australia inc. Today, they are especially popular for crossing with thoroughbreds and warmbloods, producing the popular irish sport horses also called irish draught sport horses which excel at the highest levels of eventing and show jumping. A small stud situated in peaceful shropshire countryside, dedicated to breeding quality irish draughts and irish draught sporthorses. There are thousands of horses covering many breeders and types of horses. Bowland irish draught horses pet breeder clitheroe.
Imported, purebred, approved irish draught homozygous. They also provide comfort to the soul, achieving exactly the objective that was set out when the gardens were created between 1906 and 1910. Competition stallions corrindon dancer irish draught. He has arresting beauty, presence, conformation, athleticism, and. For more information on olearys irish diamond and other offspring for sale please visit his stud farm, kinson stud. The first greyhound stud book was published in 1882 and it has been produced every year since then. For those who do not know whether your horse is eligible for inspection for the irish draught studbook, the requirements are as follows. Find irish draught stallions at stud with our online stallion directory. Thorpeley irish draught and rare breed stud home facebook. We are breeders of irish draught and irish sport horses. Advertise, sell, buy and rehome irish draught horses with pets4homes. Rehome loan and sell, and give an animal a forever home with preloved. Pride of toames of his 60 progeny on the irish database at the time had 57 fillies and 3 colts. A history then is a book that lovers of horses and history will both find engrossing and captivating.
We also produce versatile and athletic irish draught sport horses that are as beautiful as they are functional. A history provides an important survey of a horse which is an irish icon. Famous irish draught horses manu forti farm irish draught. Ireland is well known as being the birthplace of world showjumping and with the countrys long equestrian tradition it is not surprising that the irish sport horse breed developed with an innate ability for the equestrian sports of showjumping and eventing. This foal has all of the ingredients to be a top level sport horse. They found that hundreds of irish draughts were going to the slaughter houses each week and that there were very few left. The irish horse register stallion book is available to download as a series of pdf.
Irish sport horse studbook stallion book 2020 irish draught horse. Balinmore stud was established to help preserve and promote the irish draught breed. Ranked in 4th place in the world rankings the legendary irish draught sire has sired 39 international show jumpers. The irish draught horse breeds, preservation and history. Equinenow listing of irish draught horses for sale. We stand three stallions, one purebred irish draught we imported from ireland. This is a summary of the policy prepared by the irish draught horse breeders association for its members. Touch of the blues is by the champion and well known registered irish draught stallion blue rajah and is out of the rid mare seafin lady who was the champion at balmoral, champion at the royal dublin show and supreme champion at the national irish draught show in ireland. The irish cob is a native irish breed and although it has a long history the studbook was only officially founded in 1998. For a breed that has less than 3000 horses registered, the registered irish draught seems to have made a sizeable impact in performance worldwide.
The role of the society is to promote and preserve the irish draught and irish sport horse in australia. The main studbook is for purebred irish draught horses, which must meet the specified pedigree requirements, as follows. Bridon irish draught horses and sporthorses breeders. The stud was accorded this honour for the promotion of the purebred irish horse. Fiachras garden was designed in 1999 by awardwinning landscape architect professor martin hallinan. Find local horse irish draught in horses and ponies for sale and rehoming in the uk and ireland. Find irish draught horses for stud in the uk near me. Once a year all this information is published in book form, together with illustrated feature articles on british and irish greyhound racing and breeding, plus the irish coursing year. He had presence and an excellent temperament with good confirmation. To this end, the society keeps a stud book and a register.
It is advised that the forelock and tail should be braided up or otherwise kept from obscuring the view of the markings. For this reason, we at benmar farm have been extremely careful with the choice of our purebred registered irish draught stallion, benmars bridon belfrey, rid. He is dna tested and fully registered with the irish draught horse society of north america and is eligible for inspection in 2012. The irish draught horse developed as a working horse on irish farms with references to the breed dating as far back as the 18th century. To add your name to this list free simply fill in the online form by clicking here. Maxine o sullivan, a native from county cork and irish national stud graduate from 2012 had a fairy tale win at cheltenham when landing the fox hunters chase. Thorpeley irish draught and rare breed stud, market harborough. Irish draught horse society of north america idhsna. About the irish draught and sport horse society of. Stallions listed on these pages are approved by and registered with the idhsgb. Hsi was approved by the department of agriculture, food and the marine to maintain the irish cob studbook on a temporary basis in october 20. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours.1351 293 299 502 749 1142 1449 1509 1266 1317 680 97 771 1512 1310 252 969 727 35 1565 1236 1280 475 656 746 1214 58 1539 1477 1498 929 1193 44 271 849 887 626 1342 704 123 1380 15 826 216 1374 997 1258 1239