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IDHSNA Membership Form [ IDHSNA Membership Form (updated 2015) ]

Utilize this form to apply for IDHSNA membership (January 1 - December 31).
New members - Return the signed and completed form with a check for the appropriate amount to: IDHSNA MSC; 4617 Store Lane; Stevensville, MT 59870. Or pay using our Make A Payment link and email this completed and signed form to Your membership can be processed when both the signed form and payment has been received.
Renewing Members - Submitting payment to renew Membership in the Society constitutes acceptance of the Society's Bylaws, Rules, and policies and procedures and does not require completion of this form.

IDHSNA Bylaws [ PDF Document ]

Please review these bylaws.

Farm Prefix Registration Application [ PDF prefix Policies, Application & List ]

Apply to register a prefix for your farm allowing exclusive use of this prefix on the names of horses you register. For complete information including a current list of Prefixes, an application and the policies refer to the PDF document on the link above.

Photo release form [ PDF Photo Release ]

The IDHSNA welcomes your submission of photos for use in the society photo bank.

Registration Forms

Purebred Registration Policy Document

Detailed registration policy for purebred Irish Draughts - update pending May 2016

Partbred Sport Horse Registration Policy [ PDF Document ]

detailed registration policy for partbred Irish Draught Sport Horses

Registration Application Packet [ Registration Application Packet (PDF) ]

This eight page document is the complete packet for registering a new horse with the Society. It includes microchipping application and information. It has been updated to include Certificate of Pedigree applications. Updated May 2016

Certificate of Pedigree information [ Certificate of Pedigree 2016 (PDF) ]

Any horse with verifiable, through DNA testing, Irish Draught Blood, and not eligible for registration as an Irish Draught Sport Horse, shall be eligible to apply for a Certificate of Pedigree. See PDF for details.

Microchipping Information [ Microchip Information (PDF) ]

Horse owner information on microchipping.

Microchip Application Form [ Microchip Application Form (PDF) ]

Marking Sheet Fillable Form for Registration Package [ Marking Sheet - Fillable Form ]

Pedigree Page [ Pedigree Page (PDF) ]

Transfer of Ownership Form [ Transfer of Ownership Form (PDF) ]

Use this form to record a change in ownership of any horse recorded with the IDHSNA.

Certificate of Castration [ Certificate of Castration (PDF) ]

Please use this form to record castration of horses registered with the IDHSNA. Official database and website records will not be changed until the Certificate of Castration has been recorded with the Registration Office.

Lunging and Endoscopic Examinations [ Lunging and Endoscopic Form (PDF) ]

This form will be used in conjunction with the registration and inspection process for stallions. The lunging portion may be used for mares.

Schedule Of Fees [ Schedule Of Fees (PDF) ]

updated in 2016

DNA Form [ DNA Form (updated 2015) ]

Name Change Policy [ Name Change Policy (PDF) ]

Name change policy adopted 2016

Name Change Request [ Name Change Request (PDF) ]

Use this form to request a name change for a horse already registered with the IDHSNA.

2015 Application for Inspection [ 2015 Application for Inspection (PDF) ]

Please complete one form per horse. NOTE: If your horse is located at an address significantly different from the Owner address - please provide the location of the horse for determining inspection sites.

Inspection Information

Inspection Application and Letter

Please join us in 2016 for inspections. Deadline for application and fees is July 1, 2016 Applications received after July 1 will incur a late fee and will not be used to determine site locations. See letter for full details.
Updated Application and Letter pending. Will post when available.

Member Instructions for IDHSNA Inspection Process [ Inspection (PDF) ]

Member Instructions for IDHSNA Inspection Process including documents needed, horse presentation and handler attire.

Society Merchandise

Support the IDHSNA with your purchases from CafePress

Click here to shop for IDHSNA merchandise online. Select from a wide range of merchandise sporting our very own IDHSNA logo. Proceeds from CafePress purchases go to the IDHSNA.


IDHSNA Advertising & Web Content Guidelines [ Advertising & Website Guidelines ]

Blarney Ad Online Submission

Online submission form for Blarney advertising. Online submission includes file upload for providing images and text for your complementary ad designed by The Blarney. It's easy - try it! Related Links: [ Blarney Ad Submission Link ]

The Blarney Advertising Insert Order Form [ IDHSNA Advertising Order Form (PDF) ]

Please use this form when requesting inclusion in The Blarney magazine.


Year-End Awards Rules [ YEA Rules (PDF) ]

Year-End Awards Rules (updated 3/2016)

YEA Activity/results Reporting Form [ PDF Page ]

Year-End Awards Activity Reporting Form. Record your placings. Updated 3/2016

YEA Activity/results Reporting (excel) [ Excel spread sheet ]

You may download this Excel spread sheet if you have Excel and wish to fill in the form on your computer. (You must save it on your computer to use it...) Updated 3/2016

YEA Fox Hunting Form [ PDF Document ]

Updated 3/2016

YEA Alias Form [ YEA Alias Reporting Form (PDF) ]

Use this form to report the Registered Name and Competition Alias for participants in Year End Awards program.

USDF All-Breeds Awards Rules [ PDF Document ]

Related Links: [ Link to USDF site - rules ]

Stallion Owners Breeding Reports

IDHSNA Stallion Breeding Report [ Stallion Breeding Report PDF ]

This report is used to advise the IDHSNA of your stallion's breeding activity for each breeding season [year]. It is a required filing for a stallion to remain in good standing. If no mares were covered, send in the form marked "No Covers". Information is PRIVATE and allows providing registration information to owners expecting foals the following year. Available as a fillable form (saves all that handwriting)...

Certificate of Covering [ Covering Certificate (PDF) ]

Use this form and create three copies: one for stallion owner, one to mare owner and one to IDHSNA Registration Office for recording. This certificate is required to show coverage and is used as a record of good standing.

Annual Show Forms

Annual Show Request for Proposal [ IDHSNA Annual Show Request for Proposal (PDF) ]

This detailed IDHSNA Annual Show Request for Proposal was revised and updated January 2015. Any IDHSNA Member may submit a bid to host and manage the IDHSNA Annual Show.

Nomination / Election Information

Nomination Form 2015 Election [ Nomination Form 2015 ]

Use this form to nominate an individual to run in the 2015 election to serve in 2016-17. This form must be signed by 5 members in good standing and RECEIVED by the executive secretary on or before October 23, 2015.

Irish Draught Conservaton Status Reports

2007 RDS Irish Draught Horse Breed Conservation Final Report [ RDS-ICBF 2007 Final Report ]

Titled "The Development of a Sustainable Breeding Programme for the Irish Draught Horse" by Dr. Francis Kearney; Irish Cattle Breeding Federation.

Jan. 2007 RDS Press Release [ RDS Press Release ]

The RDS press release associated with
the study The Development of a Sustainable Breeding Programme for the Irish Draught Horse released in January, 2007

Feb 2006 McGahern Genetic IDHS Report [ McGahern Genetic IDHS Report ]

the "Report to The Irish Draught Horse Society, Ireland" prepared at the Animal Genomics Laboratory, School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, College of Life Sciences, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland; by Angela McGahern, Patrick Brophy, David MacHugh & Emmeline Hill and released in February of 2006

IDHS Breed Preservation Plan Interim Report from Dec 2005 [ IDHS Breed Conservation Plan Interim Report_Dec 2005 ]

IDHSNA Information and Papers

Frequency Of RID Sires 2016 [ Frequency Of RID Sires 2016 ]

Includes only approved for breeding horses, even those listed as deceased, who are registered with IDHSNA.

Frequency Of RID Mares 2016 [ Frequency Of RID Mares 2016 ]

Includes only approved for breeding horses, even those listed as deceased, who are registered with IDHSNA. The total for this report is 410 RIDs (78 RID Stallions, 270 RID (SID or AID) mares,
62 RID Geldings)

Cannon Bone Report 2012 [ 2012 Cannon Bone Report ]

An analysis of the relationship between height and cannon bone measurements and trends in the Irish Draught herd written by Chris Neher.

2010 IDHSNA Information Paper [ Position ]

This document includes a context for the Breeding Committee’s Position Paper as well as the complete Position Paper. If you only read one document, read this.

Horse Sport Ireland Breeding Policy for the Irish Draught Horse Studbook [ HSI IDH Studbook Policy ]

This is the final and now active document. Also available from the HSI website.

Horse Sport Ireland Rules and Practices Relating to the Irish Horse Register [ IHR Rules and Regulations ]

Further reading from HSI on rules for studbook inclusion.

Letter To Members - June 8, 2010 [ Letter to Membership - June 8, 2010 ]

This letter was mailed to all active IDHSNA Members on June 8, 2010.

Information from HSI

Irish Draught Linear Inspection Sheet [ Score Sheet ]

This sheet is used by HSI when inspecting Irish Draught stallions from 2010 forward.

Pre-Inspection X-Ray List [ X-Ray List ]

HSI Pre-Inspection Veterinary Screening X-ray listing for the examination of Stallions 2013.

Unsuitable Conditions [ Unsuitable Conditions ]

This document on unsuitable conditions for stallions or premium mares was provided by HSI and is dated Oct. 2011.