Related Links & Websites

IDHSNA Resources

IDHSNA Annual Show Site

International Resources

The Irish Draught Horse Society of Ireland
Our goal continues to be to preserve, promote, protect, and improve the Irish Draught Horse, on Irish shores as well as anywhere it is found throughout the world.

The Irish Horse Board
The Irish Horse Board promotes the Irish Sport Horse, maintains The Irish Sport Horse Studbook, operates schemes to improve quality and assist equestrian education.

Northern Ireland Horse Board
The Northern Ireland Horse Board is a registered Co-operative Society for people involved in the horse industry in Northern Ireland. It has been formed to give breeders a voice in decisions relating to the Irish Horse Register and in the future direction of breeding in the Irish Sport Horse Industry.

The Irish Draught Horse Society of Great Britain
Website for The Irish Draught Horse Society, Great Britain branch.

Irish Draught Horse Society of Canada
The Irish Draught Horse Society of Canada was founded in 2002 to promote and support the enjoyment of purebred Irish Draught horses and partbred Irish Draught Sport Horses in Canada.

The Irish Draught and Sport Horse Society of Australia
The role of the Society is to promote and preserve the Irish Draught and Sport Horse in Australia.

The Irish Draught Horse Society of New Zealand
Website for The Irish Draught Horse Society of New Zealand.

Irish Draught Horse Breeders Association
The website of the Irish Draught Horse Breeders Association is intended to be a valuable resource for members, breeders and enthusiasts.

Rare Breeds Information

American Livestock Breeds Conservancy
Founded in 1977, the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy is the pioneer organization in the U.S. working to conserve historic breeds and genetic diversity in livestock.

DAD-IS (Domestic Animal Diversity Information System)
DAD-IS is the Domestic Animal Diversity Information System hosted by FAO. It is a communication and information tool for implementing strategies for the management of animal genetic resources (AnGR).

The Irish Draught Horse Conservancy, Inc.
The Conservancy is an international charitable foundation comprised of breeders, veterinarians, scientists, and historians who are dedicated to the conservation, preservation, and protection of the Irish Draught horse breed. The Conservancy's main aims are to facilitate communication between Irish Draught Horse breeders and enthusiasts world wide, to educate the public about this endangered breed of horse and its contributions to domestic animal diversity and Irish cultural heritage, and to provide administrative and financial support for education and conservation projects which may further the goals of the Conservancy globally.

The Equus Survival Trust
Working to Save Endangered Equine Breeds. The Trust is a rare breed organization that specializes in the collective conservation of rare breed horses, ponies and donkeys in the North America as relates to domestic and global populations. The beneficiaries of its work will be breeders, rare breed associations, the horse industry at large, the general public and most importantly, the endangered breeds.

Irish Draught Horse Society of North America Reports Page
Scroll to the bottom of the Forms page for current and historic genetic reports.

Other Links

The Irish Horse
The Irish Horse is a website dedicated exclusively to the magnificent Irish horse breeds: featuring horse classifieds, stallion showcase and more for the Irish horse enthusiast.

The International Museum of the Horse
An article on the Irish Draught in the World of Horses Pages.

All-Breeds Pedigree Site
This site offers pedigree queries, with an extensive all breed data base, hypo mating, progeny listings etc. Basic searches are free; more extensive research requires a membership.
(Note: This site, while containing a wealth of information, has not been checked by any official ID or IDSH governing body)