The irish cob is a native irish breed and although it has a long history the studbook was only officially founded in 1998. Advertise, sell, buy and rehome irish draught horses with pets4homes. This advert is located in and around leeds, west yorkshire. 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. For a breed that has less than 3000 horses registered, the registered irish draught seems to have made a sizeable impact in performance worldwide. 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. Horse sport ireland launched a new breeding policy for the irish draught horse studbook in march 2010.
We stand three stallions, one purebred irish draught we imported from ireland. Ranked in 4th place in the world rankings the legendary irish draught sire has sired 39 international show jumpers. They found that hundreds of irish draughts were going to the slaughter houses each week and that there were very few left. 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. To this end, the society keeps a stud book and a register. Trasna standing at stud trasna irish draught 1998 2008. The stud was accorded this honour for the promotion of the purebred irish horse.
Thorpeley irish draught and rare breed stud home facebook. It is the responsibility of the mare owner to ensure that the chosen stallion has a current clean cem certificate and an idhs gb covering book for the current season. A history then is a book that lovers of horses and history will both find engrossing and captivating. Pride of toames of his 60 progeny on the irish database at the time had 57 fillies and 3 colts. The registered irish draught horse is the foundation breed for such equine athletes. 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.
The first greyhound stud book was published in 1882 and it has been produced every year since then. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. 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. 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. Registered irish draught x draught yearling colt to make 16. Irish draught horses for stud in the uk pets4homes. Established in 1993, the idhsna is dedicated to fostering an appreciation and understanding of the irish draught horse and the irish draught sport horse. Our resident stallion, ladys tralee raj rid is a magnificent example of the breed. Find irish draught stallions at stud with our online stallion directory. Irish draughts for sale horses on oodle classifieds. This is a summary of the policy prepared by the irish draught horse breeders association for its members. 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.
Join millions of people using oodle to find horses for sale, horse listings, and other animals for sale. If you book with tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. 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. Inspired designs on tshirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. Find irish draught horses for stud in the uk near me. A small stud situated in peaceful shropshire countryside, dedicated to breeding quality irish draughts and irish draught sporthorses. Travelling from the m7 take exit in the direction of nurney on the r415 as far as newtown cross. 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. Benmar is a small irish draught horse stud farm dedicated to preserving the highest quality type, bone and athleticism of the irish draught breed. Imported, purebred, approved irish draught homozygous grey fresh or froz imported, purebred, approved irish draught homozygous grey fresh or froz. Thorpeley irish draught and rare breed stud is based in leicestershire and stands 6 outstanding.
Irish draught irish sport horse studbook registration. 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 has arresting beauty, presence, conformation, athleticism, and. Thorpeley irish draught and rare breed stud, market harborough. Breeds of livestock irish draught breeds of livestock. Find local horse irish draught in horses and ponies for sale and rehoming in the uk and ireland. Ireland is well known as being the birthplace of world showjumping and with the countrys long equestrian tradition it is not surprising. Bowland irish draught horses pet breeder clitheroe.
About the irish draught and sport horse society of. Balinmore stud was established to help preserve and promote the irish draught breed. The stud book was opened by the ministry of agriculture in. The stud book was opened by the ministry of agriculture in 1917, establishing a foundation stock of 375 mares and 44 stallions. Studbook and inspections irish draught horse breeders association.
Traditionally, the draught was the farm horse in ireland and it also had to be capable of being used as hunter and. A history provides an important survey of a horse which is an irish icon. The role of the society is to promote and preserve the irish draught and sport horse in australia. 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. Bridon irish draught horses and sporthorses breeders horses. The lines are proven in upper level dressage, jumper and eventing.
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. 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. Black irish draught stallion select from the list of horse colors below to find horses listed for sale on our site. Photographs of the horse showing the markings on both sides and front and back. We also produce versatile and athletic irish draught sport horses that are as beautiful as they are functional.
We breed for type, temperament, movement and soundness. Fiachras garden was designed in 1999 by awardwinning landscape architect professor martin hallinan. Rid not irish sport horse approved book irish draught. Imported, purebred, approved irish draught homozygous.
Irish draught and irish sport horse breeder benmar farm. Appledark irish draughts roman castle farm, pickhill, thirsk. Irish draughts are often used for crossing with other breeder to produce all types of leisure and performance horses. Irish sport horse studbook stallion book 2020 irish draught horse. The irish draught horse allen breed series hardcover august 1, 1999. Eyreleigh sport horse stud the irish draught horse society. For those who do not know whether your horse is eligible for inspection for the irish draught studbook, the requirements are as follows. Irish draught horse society of north america idhsna. The irish horse register stallion book is available to download as a series of pdf. Horse sport ireland launched a new breeding policy for the irish draught. The role of the society is to promote and preserve the irish draught and irish sport horse in australia. There are thousands of horses covering many breeders and types of horses. Famous irish draught horses manu forti farm irish draught.
The irish draught stud book contains irish draught purebreds as well as near purebreds, as the stud book has a breed back component. Breeding policy for the irish draught horse studbook 2010. We are breeders of irish draught and irish sport horses. 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. Older irish draught stud book mares graded d, c or b on their registration papers are classed as supplementary irish draught sid this includes. 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 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. The irish draught horse is considered to be one of the strongest and toughest horse breeds in the entire world. The main composite breeds of the irish sport horse are the irish draught horse and the thoroughbred. The irish draught horse is the national horse breed of ireland which developed primarily for farm use. High quality irish national stud gifts and merchandise. 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.
He had presence and an excellent temperament with good confirmation. It took many hours of work by breed enthusiasts and the irish horse board to get a new stud book started. He had presence and an excellent temperament with good confirmation and paces. The most coveted registry level for an irish draught. 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. 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. It is advised that the forelock and tail should be braided up or otherwise kept from obscuring the view of the markings. The irish national stud is a thoroughbred horse breeding facility in tully, county kildare, ireland. Clover hill spent 22 years of his life at ringroe stud in the county of tipperary, ireland with his lifetime.
The irish draught horse breeds, preservation and history. Trasna was a registered irish draught stallion who was standing at stud in northumberland in the north east of england. Breeders and stud farms anaghane stud scotshouse, clones, co monaghan, ireland telephone. Rehome loan and sell, and give an animal a forever home with preloved. He is dna tested and fully registered with the irish draught horse society of north america and is eligible for inspection in 2012. 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 greyhound stud book is the official registry of british bred greyhounds.
The irish draught and sport horse society of australia inc. The idhsgb stallion inspectors said corrindon dancer is a well proportioned irish draught standing over plenty of ground. Eyreleigh stud won the irish horse societys 20072008 breeder of the year award. This allows the infusion of a small percentage of registered thoroughbred blood. The main studbook is for purebred irish draught horses, which must meet the specified pedigree requirements, as follows.
The name irish draught is somewhat misleading, in that it conjures up an image of a coarse, heavy draught horse. Dnablood typing fee and hair sample request form online recording fee. Benmars bridon belfrey, rid flaunts traditional irish draught qualities and sleek, old world beauty. To add your name to this list free simply fill in the online form by clicking here.
Stallions listed on these pages are approved by and registered with the idhsgb. The irish sport horse register requires a minimum of registered irish draught blood 12. See all 2 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. The full breeding policy can be obtained from horse. Both purebreds and partbreds alike are known for their performance superiority, intelligence, soundness and stamina. Competition stallions corrindon dancer irish draught. 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. They also provide comfort to the soul, achieving exactly the objective that was set out when the gardens were created between 1906 and 1910. Equinenow listing of irish draught horses for sale. If you are missing documentation, please refer to section 5. Touch of the blues is also a full brother to the champion mare the blue. Bridon irish draught horses and sporthorses breeders. Clover hill spent 22 years of his life at ringroe stud in the county of tipperary, ireland with his lifetime owner phillip heenan.
Copper king is by the 16hh irish draught stallion, his dam is a 16. 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. For more information on olearys irish diamond and other offspring for sale please visit his stud farm, kinson stud. The role of the society is to promote and preserve irish draughts and irish sport horses in australia.1041 302 175 1034 373 234 1579 679 56 401 1135 1309 1511 722 561 1264 709 479 114 1516 186 1020 294 849 920 43 959 895 1289 951 161 1348 533 247 643 1465 523 1442 1448 1204 1044 85 342 363 415 135 976