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2015 Annual Breed Show Prize List Available   Jun 29, 2015

2015 Annual Show Sept 11-13 with newly announced pre-show clinics Sept 10! Join Us! Click on the Prize List link for a downloadable PDF with all the details!
We are looking forward to a fun turnout of horses, members and enthusiasts.  Read more...

2015 Inspection Tour Canceled   Jun 19, 2015

During a meeting held on June 9th, the Board of Directors voted to cancel the 2015 Inspection tour. While Inspection applications came from five of the six Regions, the applicant pool was such that no single site met the requirements necessary to stand up a site. Board members discussed several alternatives including extending the application deadline and standing up east and west coast sites. At the end of the day, the conclusion was drawn that extending the deadline would not necessarily guarantee the requisite number of applications and an east and west coast alternative would cause significant travel for members.  Read more...

Breeding Committee Comment Solicitation   Apr 21, 2015

Open to all North American Irish Draught Horse Owners, Breeders, & Enthusiasts
The Breeding Committee is asking those interested in the Harmonization issue to submit comments to aid in the design and direction of our analysis. At this time the Breeding Committee is not asking whether you support or oppose any potential Harmonization action, but rather what potential impacts you believe the Committee should consider when we prepare an analysis and report for the BOD and the membership. Please review the Solicitation Letter request from Breeding Committee Chair Chris Neher.

Or click here to go directly to comment via Survey Monkey.

Time to Renew (or Join)   Mar 16, 2015

The deadline for renewing your membership is here. Please support the IDHSNA with your membership in 2015. Click here to Make a Payment

Members who have not renewed by March 31, are considered lapsed. Don't lose your member benefits, including:

• Access to the IDHSNA members list and the IDHSNA Notices list
• Lower prices for registering horses and horse inspections
• Subscription to The Blarney
• Eligibility for the USDF All Breeds award program
• Eligibility for Year End Awards program.
• Promotion of the Irish Draught Horse and the Irish Draught Sport Horse


2015 Annual Breed Show and Inspection Sept. 11-13 at The Dream Park   Feb 03, 2015

Join us! Grab a pen to ink in this year's breed show, AGM and inspection for September 11-13, 2015. The North East will again host the show at the Dream Park Facility (, located in Logan Township, New Jersey. This premier facility is about 1/2 hour south west of Philadelphia - that's 5 hours from Boston; 8-1/2 hours from Charlotte, NC.; 10 hours from Lexington, KY; 12 hours from Chicago, IL; 2 hours from Baltimore, MA; and 8 hours from Toronto, Canada!

The Show itself will run Sept. 11 - 13, with plans to run a Clinic (or 2) on Sept. 10th. Many more details to follow - but no excuse not to plan now to join your fellow members at this fabulous Society event.

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