Obituaries

Robert Oliver (1940-2021)

The Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) was saddened to learn of the death of our previous President, Robert Oliver, who died at home on the 12th March 2021. Our Society was very fortunate to have Robert as our Vice President from 2001, and then as President from 2011 to 2018. His love and enthusiasm for […]

Inspections

Stallion and Mare Inspections 2021 Update

Covid-19 permitting-• The stallion inspections are being planned for early September• The mare inspections will start (we hope) at various venues from early July• Owners should now complete application forms, not an expression of interest form. Stallion owners should have the pre-inspection vetting and x-rays done, if they can do so within government guidelines for […]

Health

IDHS (GB) ruling on Equine Influenza vaccinations

Equine Influenza and Tetanus vaccinations are a compulsory requirement for all horses registered with the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB).Compliance with this rule is essential in order to bring your horse forward for inspection, or to show your horse at our affiliated shows. The requirement for the first three vaccinations is as follows:• The first […]