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Delux Z wins CCI 3* and IDHSNA Award at Rebecca Farm   Jul 29, 2015

On a gorgeous day in Big Sky country, Kurt Martin and Delux Z won the $1,200 IDHSNA award for highest placed Irish Draught Sport Horse at The Event at Rebecca Farm (Kalispell, Montana) by winning the CCI3* itself. Delux Z (by Lux Z and out of a Master Imp/Clover Hill mare) went into the stadium round in 2nd place after a clear round and no time faults on Olympian Ian Starks’s bold International-level CCI 3* cross country course. His second clear round put the pressure on first placed horse, The Apprentice ridden by Buck Davidson, but his double clear won the day, and he finished on his dressage score of 47.0
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2015 Nominating deadline July 31, 2015   Jul 08, 2015

Dear Members,
Upcoming IDHSNA elections are slated for late 2015. At this time the Nominating Committee is soliciting current members to submit their Pen Portrait for the various positions that are open for nomination. Those positions are:
• Vice President
• Secretary
• Two Director At Large seats  Read more...


2015 Annual Breed Show Prize List Available   Jun 29, 2015

2015 Annual Show Sept 11-13 with newly announced pre-show clinics Sept 10! Join Us! Click on the Prize List link for a downloadable PDF with all the details!
We are looking forward to a fun turnout of horses, members and enthusiasts.  Read more...


2015 Inspection Tour Canceled   Jun 19, 2015

During a meeting held on June 9th, the Board of Directors voted to cancel the 2015 Inspection tour. While Inspection applications came from five of the six Regions, the applicant pool was such that no single site met the requirements necessary to stand up a site. Board members discussed several alternatives including extending the application deadline and standing up east and west coast sites. At the end of the day, the conclusion was drawn that extending the deadline would not necessarily guarantee the requisite number of applications and an east and west coast alternative would cause significant travel for members.  Read more...


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.


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