New Year Message & December 2021 News Sheet

Just to let you know that the December 2021 News Sheet is now available to download. Do take a few minutes to read it, so you don’t miss out on the exciting opportunities planned for the coming year, including a new venue for the Annual Breed Show, details concerning mare and stallion inspections and other […]


Nominations for the IDHS (GB) Council

The following Members of Council retire in April 2022. If willing, they may stand for re-election without further nomination:- MRS SUSAN BENSON          MRS NORMA GRUBB    MS CAROLINE MURPHY Please note that after our new Articles were passed by our members on 5 December 2021, there is a modification to our usual procedure for recruitment […]


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 […]


Important – New Passport Administrators

Our current Passport Administrator, Annie Holbeche, will be leaving her role shortly. Many thanks to Annie for her great service and good luck in the future. We have subcontracted this work to Pedigree Livestock Services Ltd who will take over from Tuesday 19th October 2021. You passport should now be addressed to: IDHS (GB) Passports. Holme […]


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 […]