IDHS(GB) Council changes

At the end of March, two of our long-standing trustees, Antony Phillips and Ellen Walton, left the Council. We would like to thank them both for their many years of dedicated service to the Society and to the breed.  Our Vice President, Victoria Cobham, has also resigned from her role. Victoria has been a great […]

Inspections, IMPORTANT

Mare inspections in Scotland June 2024

If you live in Scotland, have an uninspected Irish Draught mare 3 years old or over..   Why not have her inspected near Linlithgow, West Lothian, on TUESDAY 25 JUNE 2024? Ochiltree Mill Farm, Linlithgow, West Lothian EH49 6PQ.   We are very grateful to the Hammon-Lee family for kindly allowing us to hold an inspection […]


Updating Horse Sport Ireland passports

We are pleased to continue to offer a service to transfer ownership and overstamp horses with Horse Sport Ireland passports.  From 28 February 2024, we will not be carrying out naming or re-naming of horses with HSI passports. You should, therefore, allow sufficient time before a show, inspection or other important event to send your […]


FEI Equine Ethics and Wellbeing Commission Survey

The FEI has asked The Showing Council to circulate the Equine Ethics and Wellbeing Commission Survey, to all its Member Bodies. Please take a look and complete if possible


Facebook Statement

Statement from the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) The IDHS (GB) regrets that due to recent inaccurate and malicious posts and the use of suspected fake Facebook accounts for political ends, we have made the difficult decision to make this page an announcement-only page.  This is not to inhibit our members’ and supporters’ freedom of […]