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IDHSNA Membership Form [ IDHSNA Membership Form (updated 2015) ]

Utilize this form to apply for IDHSNA membership (January 1 - December 31).
New members - Return the signed and completed form with a check for the appropriate amount to: IDHSNA MSC; 4617 Store Lane; Stevensville, MT 59870. Or pay using our Make A Payment link and email this completed and signed form to Your membership can be processed when both the signed form and payment has been received.
Renewing Members - Submitting payment to renew Membership in the Society constitutes acceptance of the Society's Bylaws, Rules, and policies and procedures and does not require completion of this form.

IDHSNA Bylaws [ PDF Document ]

Please review these bylaws.

Farm Prefix Registration Application [ PDF prefix Policies, Application and List ]

Apply to register a prefix for your farm allowing exclusive use of this prefix on the names of horses you register. For complete information including a current list of Prefixes, an application and the policies refer to the PDF document on the link above.

Photo release form [ PDF Photo Release ]

The IDHSNA welcomes your submission of photos for use in the society photo bank.

Registration Forms

Purebred Registration Policy Document [ PDF Document ]

Detailed registration policy for purebred Irish Draughts

Partbred Sport Horse Registration Policy [ PDF Document ]

detailed registration policy for partbred Irish Draught Sport Horses

Registration Application Packet [ Registration Packet Application (PDF) ]

For the complete packet download the following 3 files for a total of 6 pages:
and Fee Schedule

Marking Sheet Fillable Form for Registration Package [ Marking Sheet - Fillable Form ]

Pedigree Page [ Pedigree Page (PDF) ]

Transfer of Ownership Form [ Transfer of Ownership Form (PDF) ]

Use this form to record a change in ownership of any horse recorded with the IDHSNA.

Certificate of Castration [ Certificate of Castration (PDF) ]

Please use this form to record castration of horses registered with the IDHSNA. Official database and website records will not be changed until the Certificate of Castration has been recorded with the Registration Office.

Lunging and Endoscopic Examinations [ Lunging and Endoscopic Form (PDF) ]

This form will be used in conjunction with the registration and inspection process for stallions. The lunging portion may be used for mares.

Schedule Of Fees [ Schedule Of Fees (PDF) ]

DNA Form [ DNA Form (updated 2015) ]

2014 Application for Inspection [ 2014 Application for Inspection (PDF) ]

Please complete one form per horse. This PDF also includes the 2014 cover letter with important information on how inspection sites are determined. NOTE: If your horse is located at an address significantly different from the Owner address - please provide the location of the horse for determining inspection sites.

Member Instructions for IDHSNA Inspection Process [ Inspection (PDF) ]

Member Instructions for IDHSNA Inspection Process including documents needed, horse presentation and handler attire.

Society Merchandise

Support the IDHSNA with your purchases from CafePress

Click here to shop for IDHSNA merchandise online. Select from a wide range of merchandise sporting our very own IDHSNA logo. Proceeds from CafePress purchases go to the IDHSNA.


IDHSNA Advertising Guidelines [ Advertising Guidelines ]

Blarney Ad Online Submission

Online submission form for Blarney advertising. Online submission includes file upload for providing images and text for your complementary ad designed by The Blarney. It's easy - try it! Related Links: [ Blarney Ad Submission Link ]

The Blarney Advertising Insert Order Form [ IDHSNA Advertising Order Form (PDF) ]

Please use this form when requesting inclusion in The Blarney magazine.


Year-End Awards Program Package [ PDF Document ]

YEA Activity/results Reporting Form [ PDF Page ]

Year-End Awards Activity Reporting Form. Record your placings.

YEA Activity/results Reporting (excel) [ Excel spread sheet ]

You may download this Excel spread sheet if you have Excel and wish to fill in the form on your computer. (You must save it on your computer to use it...)

YEA Fox Hunting Form [ PDF Document ]

USDF All-Breeds Awards Rules [ PDF Document ]

Related Links: [ Link to USDF site - rules ]

Stallion Owners Breeding Reports

IDHSNA Stallion Breeding Report [ PDF Page ]

This report is used to advise the IDHSNA of your stallion's breeding activity for each breeding season [year]. It is a required filing for a stallion to remain in good standing. If no mares were covered, send in the form marked "No Covers". Information is PRIVATE and allows providing registration information to owners expecting foals the following year. Now available as a fillable form (saves all that handwriting)...

Certificate of Covering [ PDF Form ]

This is a form that requires 3 parts. One for stallion owner, one to mare owner and one to IDHSNA Registration Office for recording. This certificate is required to show coverage and is used as a record of good standing.

Annual Show Forms

Annual Show Request for Proposal [ IDHSNA Annual Show Request for Proposal (PDF) ]

This detailed IDHSNA Annual Show Request for Proposal was revised and updated January 2015. Any IDHSNA Member may submit a bid to host and manage the IDHSNA Annual Show.

Nomination / Election Information

Nomination Form 2014 [ Nomination Form 2014 ]

Use this form to nominate an individual to run in the 2014 election to serve in 2015-16. This form must be signed by 5 members in good standing and submitted to the executive secretary on or before November 1, 2014.

Irish Draught Conservaton Status Reports

2007 RDS Irish Draught Horse Breed Conservation Final Report [ RDS-ICBF 2007 Final Report ]

Titled "The Development of a Sustainable Breeding Programme for the Irish Draught Horse" by Dr. Francis Kearney; Irish Cattle Breeding Federation.

Jan. 2007 RDS Press Release [ RDS Press Release ]

The RDS press release associated with
the study The Development of a Sustainable Breeding Programme for the Irish Draught Horse released in January, 2007

Feb 2006 McGahern Genetic IDHS Report [ McGahern Genetic IDHS Report ]

the "Report to The Irish Draught Horse Society, Ireland" prepared at the Animal Genomics Laboratory, School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, College of Life Sciences, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland; by Angela McGahern, Patrick Brophy, David MacHugh & Emmeline Hill and released in February of 2006

IDHS Breed Preservation Plan Interim Report from Dec 2005 [ IDHS Breed Conservation Plan Interim Report_Dec 2005 ]

IDHSNA Information Papers

Cannon Bone Report 2012 [ 2012 Cannon Bone Report ]

An analysis of the relationship between height and cannon bone measurements and trends in the Irish Draught herd written by Chris Neher.

IDHSNA Information Paper [ Position ]

This document includes a context for the Breeding Committee’s Position Paper as well as the complete Position Paper. If you only read one document, read this.

Horse Sport Ireland Breeding Policy for the Irish Draught Horse Studbook [ HSI IDH Studbook Policy ]

This is the final and now active document. Also available from the HSI website.

IDHSNA Registration of Purebred Irish Draught Horses [ IDHSNA Reg Policy ]

This is our (IDHSNA) registration policy and never a bad idea to review.

Horse Sport Ireland Rules and Practices Relating to the Irish Horse Register [ IHR Rules and Regulations ]

Further reading from HSI on rules for studbook inclusion.

Letter To Members - June 8, 2010 [ Letter to Membership - June 8, 2010 ]

This letter was mailed to all active IDHSNA Members on June 8, 2010.

Information from HSI

Irish Draught Linear Inspection Sheet [ Score Sheet ]

This sheet is used by HSI when inspecting Irish Draught stallions from 2010 forward.

Pre-Inspection X-Ray List [ X-Ray List ]

HSI Pre-Inspection Veterinary Screening X-ray listing for the examination of Stallions 2013.

Unsuitable Conditions [ Unsuitable Conditions ]

This document on unsuitable conditions for stallions or premium mares was provided by HSI and is dated Oct. 2011.