Shared by Natalie DiBerardinis - Steeped in Luck, sire of Pairadox Bogart, will be available through Hilltop Farm, Inc. this year. Steeped in Luck competed at Grand Prix CDI competitions such as Devon, Tryon, and Wellington.
The mighty Irish Draught Horse! We are celebrating them as our January 2023 Breed of the Month on
YourDressage! We recently asked our social media followers to share photos of their favorite Irish Draught and Irish Draught crosses, and there are so many gorgeous horses we get to share with you! Check back all month for more photos and stories of these mighty horses.
Did you know that dressage riders who choose Irish Draught Horses as their mounts are eligible for special awards through the Adequan®/USDF All-Breeds Awards program, as the
Irish Draught Horse Society of North America is a participating organization?
Anamchara Temair, Irish Draught Sport Horse Mare She is now retired to life as a broodmare but made multiple trips to US Dressage Finals and was a Champion and Reserve Champion several times at National Dressage Pony Cup in the Small Horse Division. – AnnMarie B.
And her 2021 Irish Draught Sport Horse Filly, Raina Aurea, who I hope will carry on her legacy. – AnnMarie B.
Liz Austin and featured photo horse Steeped in Luck in Wellington, Florida – Pairadox Farm
Wolfgang’s Pride – 2008 IDSH. Couldn’t ask for a better best friend! – Danielle S.
’21 RIDSH by RID Gemstone Clover. Eris has the best nature and calm behavior. – Heather M.
Taproot Strike Gold! 2016 IDSH. I purchased him this spring and love his sensible nature. 2nd show was big Virginia Horse Center! – Sonya H.
Glenlord’s Full Moon Fortune, 2009 IDSH – Corrie C.
Tully Macs Lady Hawk ID Class One – C Flynn Rider
Bellwether Over the Moon 2015 purebred. Wonderful versatile breed that will steal your heart ❤️ ☘️ – Holly H.
Rock Creek Pearl. 2021 IDSH filly by Gemstone Clover – Allison R.
Legend of Zelda – Irish Sporthorse and Pony Club horse extraordinaire. – Jen L.
Last minute test review! “Declan” Irish Draught – Christina M.
My sweet “April Dear”, purebred Irish Draught mare imported from Ireland in 2021. A true unicorn ❤️ – Sabrina V.
Class 1 Irish Draught mare, Lady Heatherton, Bronze Merit- Jumping Photo by Gayle Sheahen – Jessica H.
Summerhill Wild Iris 2020 ID mare Class One – C Flynn Rider
RIDSH Warrior Queen (Tors Gentleman Farmer x My Sleeping Beauty). Dona Ruth, Trainer/Rider – Pat B.
My Class 1 Irish Draught mare Valley in the Dale (Crannagh Hero C1 out of Butthill Molly RID) – Laura R.
Here’s another’Tully’ Cross Calieb. My heart horse. Working on 2nd level. – Beverly O.
Chasing Greatness (yearling in pic) Irish sport horse gelding – Kristie L.
WL Lord Macallan. 3 yr old IDSH. Cruising/King of Diamonds x Lord. Bred by Ingvill Ramberg, Woodloch Stable. – Vanessa S.
Ginnetts Manricko Photo credit: Tara Annemarie Thatcher- Amy F.
My ‘22 IDSH, Irish Cider Eclipse. By Gemstone Clover out of a TB mare, Midnight Passion. – Kerry L.
My 9mo Irish Drought x Quarter Horse Colt, Tiny. – Emma O.
Trentaboy Alvin, 2018 RID gelding with his rider Sive Ryan aboard, before being imported to the USA. – Cameron M.
Fire Heart, 2017 IDSH – Corrie C.
Dunton’s Irish Magnum, a traditional bred Irish Draught Sporthorse. She’s has shown through the PSG and will move up to the I1 next season. – Amanda P.
All Maybelle, Class 1 purebred mare doing double duty in the show ring and contributing to the North American herd with her third purebred foal expected this spring! We are super excited for her upcoming 3 year old filly, Fourwinds Moor Treasured to start her dressage education this year! Woot woot! Go Irish! – LilyWing Farm
– Pamela G.
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– Stacey E.
Coshla, ridden by Debbie Marriott – Debbie M USDF strongly recommends all riders wear protective headgear when mounted.
My boy. 2018 purebred Irish Draught stallion 😉 Dowdstown Moy – Jordan E.
My 2015 Irish Sport Horse mare Brigantine, at the 2017 Dressage at Devon Breed Show, 9th in open 2 yr fillies & 4th with a very respectable 74.5% in the Irish all breed Division. (Handled by Brian Ohnmeiss) breeding is 50% Irish Draught class 1 dam Dandelions Atlantic Lass by 50% Foundation Appaloosa Wapuzzan. Bred by: Rugby Creek Farm & Sport Horses Ashley Smart and Kelly Smart. – Cyn Do Roo