General Meeting 2023

Irish Draught Horse Society (GB)General Meeting 2023 The Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) extends a warm welcome to memberswho wish to attend our General Meeting on Sunday 26 March 2023. The meeting will be held at:Stallion AI Services Ltd & Cryogenetics Ltd. Chapel Field Stud, Ash Lane, Whitchurch, Shropshire SY13 4BP By kind permission of […]



Please find below the outline plan for inspection venues this year. Mare venue viability can only be confirmed after the applications have closed. For all remaining inspections in 2024, please apply before the closing date: 15 May 2024. Mare applications are not complete until a form and payment has been received. INSPECTIONS – Irish Draught […]


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 […]


Free Webinar – Foaling the mare 13th March 2024

To register for this free online webinar, please click the link below: To attend at the hospital, please email:


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 […]


Calling mare owners in Scotland

Do you have an Irish Draught filly or mare aged three years old or over for inspection this year? We are holding a mare inspection near Linlithgow, West Lothian, on TUESDAY 25 JUNE 2024. Thank you to the Hammon-Lee family for kindly allowing us to hold an inspection at their home. Having your mare inspected, regardless […]