Showing Council News:

British Equestrian announces definite entries for FEI Para Dressage World Championships Please click on the link to read the article on the Showing Council’s website News | The Showing Council – Website 2. Horse Trust – Body condition in showing: The University of Liverpool is working with the Horse Trust to learn more about the […]


Important notice: IDHS (GB) mare inspections

The closing date for all mare inspections around the country is in seven days: 15 July 2022.  We have over 100 applications nationally, which is unprecedented. Thank you to all those members who have applied.  However, a couple of venues are not currently viable. Please contact the inspection management team on if you wish […]

News Sheets

July 2022 Newsletter

The summer issue of the IDHS (GB) News Sheet is now available on the website. There is plenty to interest you including: A message from our New Chair – James Noblett The council elections and our new work groups The 2022 Yearbook, 200 Club winners The Annual Breed Show and Mare & Stallion Inspections update Social […]


Arena Team Trainee Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to get involved with our stallion inspections and be part of a friendly and positive team.We are looking for up to four people who are interested in training to be part of our arena team for our stallion inspections at Warwickshire Agricultural College. If you are successful in being selected, […]


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 […]


Reminder – Buyer Beware

IMPORTANT INFORMATION BUYERS BEWARE It has come to our attention that people are purchasing mares, foals and youngstock and then find they are unable to show them in any breeding classes affiliated to the Irish Draught Society.  This is because either the sire or the dam, or both, have not been inspected or graded.   ‘Pure […]