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Register for 2015 Inspections Now   May 06, 2015

Inspections for Irish Draught Horses and Irish Draught Sport Horses registered with the IDHSNA will be held in early September, and registrations are being accepted now. Inspection sites are determined by the number of completed (and paid) applications received by the June 1 deadline. Download the application here.

Breeding Committee Comment Solicitation   Apr 21, 2015

Open to all North American Irish Draught Horse Owners, Breeders, & Enthusiasts
The Breeding Committee is asking those interested in the Harmonization issue to submit comments to aid in the design and direction of our analysis. At this time the Breeding Committee is not asking whether you support or oppose any potential Harmonization action, but rather what potential impacts you believe the Committee should consider when we prepare an analysis and report for the BOD and the membership. Please review the Solicitation Letter request from Breeding Committee Chair Chris Neher.

Or click here to go directly to comment via Survey Monkey.

Time to Renew (or Join)   Mar 16, 2015

The deadline for renewing your membership is here. Please support the IDHSNA with your membership in 2015. Click here to Make a Payment

Members who have not renewed by March 31, are considered lapsed. Don't lose your member benefits, including:

• Access to the IDHSNA members list and the IDHSNA Notices list
• Lower prices for registering horses and horse inspections
• Subscription to The Blarney
• Eligibility for the USDF All Breeds award program
• Eligibility for Year End Awards program.
• Promotion of the Irish Draught Horse and the Irish Draught Sport Horse


2015 Annual Breed Show and Inspection Sept. 11-13 at The Dream Park   Feb 03, 2015

Join us! Grab a pen to ink in this year's breed show, AGM and inspection for September 11-13, 2015. The North East will again host the show at the Dream Park Facility (, located in Logan Township, New Jersey. This premier facility is about 1/2 hour south west of Philadelphia - that's 5 hours from Boston; 8-1/2 hours from Charlotte, NC.; 10 hours from Lexington, KY; 12 hours from Chicago, IL; 2 hours from Baltimore, MA; and 8 hours from Toronto, Canada!

The Show itself will run Sept. 11 - 13, with plans to run a Clinic (or 2) on Sept. 10th. Many more details to follow - but no excuse not to plan now to join your fellow members at this fabulous Society event.

2014 Year End Award Winners!   Jan 06, 2015

Congratulations to the IDHSNA Year End Award (YEA) winners!
Click here for the full list of 2014's winning horses and owners! The YEA Program, now in its 12th year, acknowledges and honors members with Irish Draught horses, both purebred and part bred, who are out competing and thus promoting the breed. This year we celebrate with winners from across the country.  Read more...

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